Anatoly Filatov Eliminated in 2nd Place (€265,200)
Nivel 26 : 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante
"I'd better put my sunglasses on," Anatoly Filatov joked before his final hand.
Once he donned his red shades, he raised the button to 125,000. Fabrice Soulier, who had pulled out to a commanding lead, announced that he was all in, which prompted Filatov to call off.
Filatov was behind and in need of some help, and while the flop didn't hit him directly, it did give him a gutshot straight draw to a jack. The turn changed nothing, and it was down to the river for the Russian. The dealer burned one last time and put out the .
Filatov missed and will have to settle for runner-up and a €265,200 consolation prize.