Ketan Pandya (Piscataway, NJ)
Blinds 12k/24k/4k ante
Ketan Pandya is all in preflop for ~900k and against Michael Gagliano in a classic race.
Pandya: Q♥ Q♦
Gagliano: A♦ K♥
Flop: 8♠ 3♦ 2♦
Turn: 8♦ (Gagliano, two over cards and nut flush draw)
Both players hit flush on the river, but Gagliano has the Ace-high flush and gets the knockout to take his stack to 3.7 million and back near the top of the chip counts.
Pandya finishes in 10th place for $15,696.