Hand #169 - Jerry Yang has the button in seat 4, he raises to 2.6 million, Raymond Rahme reraises from the big blind to 8.6 million, and Yang calls. There is already 17.725 million in the pot.
The flop comes , Rahme checks, Yang bets 10 million, and Rahme moves all in for 27.35 million. Yang clearly isn't pleased, but he waits for a count of Rahme's stack. It's another 17.35 million for Yang to call.
Yang goes into the tank for several minutes, and the crowd is silent, with just whispers heard as people guess what the hands might be.
After about four minutes, Jerry Yang quietly says, "Alright, I call." The crowd applauds, and then it gets silent again as they wait to see the cards. When Rahme flips over his cards, Yang throws his hands in the air and yells, "Yes! Yes!"
Rahme has , but Yang shows for a pair of aces. Rahme is behind, and he'll need a king or something runner-runner to stay alive.
The turn card is the , and Rahme needs a king to survive.
The river card is the , and Yang jumps for joy off the stage and into the crowd to celebrate with his friends and family. Tuan Lam walks over to Raymond Rahme to shake hands and offer congratulations. Yang leaves his fans on the rail to give Rahme a hug, and then the crowd breaks into applause for Raymond Rahme.
Raymond Rahme is eliminated in third place, earning $3,048,025.
There will be a short break before heads-up play begins.