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Event #70: $25,000 NLH POKER PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP, $10M GTD
Days:
12

Shankar "Saquon" Pillai Eliminated in 3rd Place ($979,138)

poolshir • Level 41: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Pillai Busts in 3rd for $979,138

Shankar "Saquon" Pillai shoved from the button for 6,415,460 and was called by Chris Hunichen in the big blind with the bigger stack.

Shankar "Saquon" Pillai: {a-Hearts}{9-Clubs}
Chris Hunichen: {a-Clubs}{k-Diamonds}

The flop came {10-Hearts}{a-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds} for both of them to hit top pair.

The turn was the {j-Spades} for Pillai to pick up the open-ended straight draw but Hunichen picked up the gutshot to a higher straight.

The river completed the board with the {6-Diamonds} for Pillai to bust in third place for $979,138.

Player Chips Progress
Christian Rudolph de
Christian Rudolph
de 21,246,792 550,000
Chris Hunichen us
Chris Hunichen
us 19,453,208 6,615,460
Shankar "Saquon" Pillai us
Shankar "Saquon" Pillai
us Busted