Remi Bollengier Eliminated in 2nd Place (€78,059)
Antonio Esfandiari opened for 33,000 on the button and received a call from Remi Bollengier, bringing about a flop of . Bollengier checked, Esfandiari bet 37,000, Bollengier check-raised to 91,000, and "The Magician" made the call.
When the turned, Bollengier check-called a bet of 126,000 and then checked the river. Esfandiari took about 15 seconds before announcing that he was all in, and Bollengier, who had 525,000 behind, shifted in his chair. The Frenchman tanked for a solid five minutes before whispering, "I call."
Esfandiari proudly rolled over and immediately headed over to his supporters on the rail to celebrate. Bollengier's face said it all as he sheepishly flipped over and finished as the Event #2: €1,100 No-Limit Hold'em runner-up.