Valentyn Shabelnyk raised to 130,000 in early position and Kalidou Sow called on the button. The flop was and Shabelnyk checked. Sow bet 135,000, Shabelnyk check-raised all in for 1,100,000 and Sow called with lightning speed.
Sow already flopped great against Aleksandr Mordvinov earlier and now flopped near perfect with his suited connector, leaving Shabelnyk drawing nearly dead. Shabelnyk was relegated to just 2% in equity to keep his chances at the last-ever PokerStars Championship Main Event title alive.
The on the turn officially left Shabelnyk drawing dead, leaving the river just for the statistics. Shabelnyk bowed out in 8th place and received €72,850, a new career-high cash for the Ukranian.