Another heads up small blind vs. big blind limp-check started what was to be James Romero’s final hand. Anton Suarez completed with and Romero checked his . The flop came down and Suarez led his set for 3,000,000, flat calling when Romero raised to 10,000,000. Suarez went into check-call mode for the rest of the hand, for 20,000,000 on the turn and, after a lengthy period of consideration on Romero’s part, for 42,000,000 (all in) on the river.
Being snap-called on the river, Romero tapped the table and made his way to pick up his $420,000 third place prize.