Vinny Pahuja (Hicksville, NY)
Blinds 40k/80k/5k ante
Scott Baumstein raises to 160k
Vinny Pahuja makes it 325k
Patrick Chan 4-bets to 800k, Baumstein folds
Pahuja moves all in for ~3 million, Chan calls
Chan: 10♠ 10♦
Pahuja: A♦ J♦
Flop: 3♦ K♥ 7♠ (no change)
Turn: 5♦ (Pahuja picks up flush draw)
Pahuja misses his flush and finishes in 4th place.
"It was a really tough final table," says Pahuja, "whoever wins, deserves it."
Pahuja was the chip leader heading into Day 2, which earned him a $3,000 bonus. He rode the big stack into Day 3, but was card dead heading towards the final table.
"I'm happy with fourth. I could've just as easily finished 18th."
Chan now has 6 million chips and is three handed with Brock Parker (5.5 million) and Baumstein the chip leader with 8 million.