The dream series for Dan Shak has come to an end. Shak was the winner of the $100,000 Challenge for $1.2 million AUD and just added an 11th-place finish in the Main Event to his impressive Aussie Millions.
Shak raised from the utoff seat to 50,000 and Peter Jetten called from the button. Sorel Mizzi called from the big blind.
The flop came down and action checked around. The turn brought the and Mizzi fired 100,000. Shak raised to 300,000 and then Jetten folded. Mizzi reraised all in and Shak called.
"I'm drawing dead," announced Shak, as he stood from his seat and gathered his belongings. The river card was then dealt just to make things complete with the to add insult to injury.
He earned $100,000 AUD for his deep run and Mizzi moved up to 4.2 million.
Steve 'The Big Show' Topakas has used up his ninth life and has just been eliminated from the main event by Annette Obrestad.
Frederik Jensen opened the pot with a raise to 40,000 from under-the-gun and Topakas, next-to-act, moved all in over the top for a total of 112,000. Action then folded around to Obrestad in the small blind who reraised, making it 215,000 to play. Jensen released his hand and Obrestad and Topakas revealed their cards:
The board then ran out and there'd be no miracles for Topakas this time around, as he joined the rail our 12th place finisher.
After the hand, Obrestad stacked up 1.9 million in chips.