Mikhail Korotkikh is one of the players that always makes himself heard if he's doing well, but today's early elimination was no reason for the Russian player to get loud. With his headphones on Korotkikh was the quietest we've ever seen him, as he was just knocked out in the following hand.
Asif Rajah raised under the gun to 425 and from his left three players called including Team PokerStars Pro Theo Jorgensen. Next to act was Korotkikh who three-bet to 2,750 and Michel Abecassis caled from the big blind. Rajah called as well and the three other players folded.
The flop brought out and all three players checked after which the turn was the . Abecassis checked again and this time Rajah bet 2,500. Immediately Korotkikh raised it up to 7,000 and Abecassis folded his cards.
Rajah tanked for a bit and called after which the river was the . Rajah checked to Korotkikh who immediately moved all in for 17,925 total. Rajah had his opponent barely covered and it took him more than three minutes to make up his mind. When he finally called Korotkikh immediately mucked and Rajah showed his to take down the pot and knock the Russian out.