Vlad Darie raised to 800,000 from the hijack and chip leader Alexandru Papazian slid in a big tower of the most valuable chips, covering all other stacks. Darie called immediately.
The Romanian finalists tangled in a fair race but the final table has been all Papazian so far. The flop gave him a flush draw and the turn pushed his hand ahead of Darie's jacks. Darie could only hope for the jack of spades but the appeared on the river instead.
Darie shook hands with Papazian, leaving the tournament in sixth place worth $146,888.