When this tournament was down to ten players last year, Vasili Firsau moved his short stack all in holding the and received a call from Grant Levy, who held the . Firsau failed to catch, and he was sent home in tenth place for €76,000.
Fast forward a year. The tournament is down to ten players and Vasili Firsau was once again all in It happened when Jack Salter opened for 110,000 from the button and then snap-called Vasili's all-in shove for 1.165 million.
Once again Vasili was behind and in need of some help, but history repeated itself after the board ran out a dry . The situation was not lost on Firsau who let a small smile cross his face. For the second year in a row Firsau has barely missed out on the final table, and the only consolation he has here in Season 10 is that the prize money is a little more.