Hand #49: Eugene Katchalov was first to act, and raised to 48,000. He received no callers.
Hand #50: Cary Katz raised to 48,000 in the cutoff, Dimitar Danchev three-bet the pot out of the small blind, then showed queens when Katz folded.
Hand #51: Katz was first to act, and raised to 50,000. Katchalov three-bet the pot (174,000) out of the small blind, Vincent Bartello tanked for nearly a minute before folding in the big blind. Katz moved all in and Katchalov called.
Katchalov was dominated, and after the flop fell , he was drawing very slim. The Ukranian native would need the to make a set or running non-spade straight cards to survive. Unfortunately for him, the turned, leaving him drawing dead. A meaningless completed the board, and Katchalov hit the rail in fifth place.
Katz now sits with nearly 800,000 chips.