Alexandru Papazian raised to 325,000 from the hijack, and Ray Qartomy three-bet all in from the button for 1,340,000. The action folded back to Papazian, and he reluctantly called.
The Romanian rail was asking for hearts, but their chants changed on the flop. Instead, they asked for a three, and their wish was instantly granted with the on the turn. The blank on the river sent Qartomy to the rail in 10th place, and he once again pulled out his phone to take a picture of the bad beat. Papazian grabbed his two cards with a big grin on the face and smiled into the camera.
The nine remaining players will now redraw to the unofficial nine-handed final table.