Down to the final three players, Wenling Gao opened the button to 1.4 million and Tyler Rueger then three-bet to 4.395 million in the big blind. Gao opted for a four-bet to 9.8 million and without using his time bank, Rueger pushed all in for the 48,697,202 he had behind.
Gao called within one second to create a pot of almost 98 million.
On a board of , Rueger found no help and became the third-place finisher. That comes with a handsome payout of $1,928,887 and Gao will now enter heads-up against Stoyan Madanzhiev in which both players have more than 200 big blinds at their disposal.