The final hand started slowly. Eastgate limped in and Demidov checked his option to raise. The flop brought , and the action took off. Eastgate bet 1.25 million and Demidov check-called.
The on the turn brought a 2 million bet from Eastgate. Demidov was not shy about check-raising to 6 million. Eastgate called.
The on the river found Demidov pushing all-in; he had the for two pair. Eastgate instacalled and showed his for the wheel and the best hand.
Ivan Demidov won $5,809,595 for his second place finish. Peter Eastgate claimed the second largest payout in poker history of $9,152,416, and he also became the youngest WSOP main event winner at the age of 22 - he beat Phil Hellmuth's record.