In the small blind, Geoff Sanford raised and Saro Getzoyan called. The flop came
, and Getzoyan led out. Sanford raised, and after thinking a short time Getzoyan re-raised. At this point Sanford was committed, and all his chips were soon in the pot. He turned over
for middle pair -- but Gezoyan held
for top pair.
on the turn gave Getzoyan two pair, leaving Sanford dead to an eight. And the river brought the
, giving the hand, the title, the $333,379 first prize, and the bracelet to Saro Getzoyan. Geoff Sanford, a most worthy runner-up who just couldn't hit a hand once we reached heads-up play, finishes second and collects $200,511.