Vladimir Mefodichev opened to 45,000 from the cutoff only to find Carl Edwards ship all in from the small blind for his last 210,000. Mefodichev sat shuffling chips while pondering his action.
"It's a gamble," said Mefodichev before plopping down enough chips to make the call. Mefodichev showed and was against Edwards' .
The flop came .
"That makes it fun," someone from the other end of the table commented. Mefodichev was ahead with his pair but Edwards had any king, queen, or spade as outs.
Unfortunately for Edwards, the turn and river brought the and the respectively, ensuring that he would be our eighteenth place finisher.