An explosive flop was seen between under the gun opener Jack Hardcastle with and cutoff three-bettor Christian Rudolph with . That flop: . With 27 million already in the pot, Hardcastle check-raised Rudolph’s 9,000,000 bet all in for 43,000,000 total. Rudolph called swiftly and Hardcastle’s tournament life rested on this close race. The turn and river bricked () and we lost Hardcastle in 7th.