Aleksejs Ponakovs Eliminated in 33rd Place ($229,281)
Level 29 : 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante
It folded around to Aleksejs Ponakovs in the small blind who raised to 250,000 and Danard Petit called from the big blind.
The flop came . Ponakovs bet 225,000 and Petit called.
The turn then brought the , and this time Ponakovs bet 400,000, leaving himself about 600,000 behind. Petit got a look at what Ponakovs had left and raised all in, and after thinking for a short while Ponakovs called all in.
Petit tabled his hand first, showing for a pair of aces. Then Ponakovs showed he had but for a pair of fives. Ponakovs needed to see either a king or five to survive.
The river was the , and Ponakovs has been eliminated in 33rd place.