Christian Rudolph had dropped to 10 big blinds after calling a river bet from Anton Suarez with queen high on a board. Suarez had flopped trips with and eked out 20,000,000 in total in that hand.
With this small stack facing a recent blind raise to 3,000,000/6,000,000 – a truly astronomical level – it was only a matter of time until Rudolph would have to take his chances. After losing a few more pots, a limp on the button from Suarez was enough for Rudolph to take the plunge on the big blind with . Suarez had limped with and called rapidly.
The final board of the MILLIONS 2020: .
“Ooooh Mama!” exclaimed newly minted tourney millionaire Anton Suarez, hoisting the small version of the trophy after shaking hands with his valiant final opponent.
Rudolph takes home $620,000 for his performance in the Main Event, while the $1,000,000 first prize is all for Suarez after the fastest play in the West.
A full recap of the final day will be posted here in a short while.