Chris Klodnicki opened to 240,000 from under the gun, Martin Finger three-bet shoved for 1.31 million on the button, and both blinds released. Klodnicki tanked for two minutes, then finally called.
Klodnicki was dominated, but flopped a backdoor flush draw when the flop fell . The on the turn kept the draw alive, and Klodnicki made his flush when the spiked on the river.
Finger was eliminated in 14th place, earning $251,549.
"Yeah," Klodnicki said after the hand. "I don't know if that was a good call."
"Well you clearly sent a message," Nick Schulman said.