The action has grown massively more cautious here after the break, and the players have been playing a game of Pass the Button for a few orbits now. A moment ago, however, we made it all the way to a river.
The pot began with Mikhail Smirnov limping under the gun, and Joe Hachem joined him with another limp. Gus Hansen was content to take a free flop from the big blind, but he would not factor in the rest of the hand. The dealer spread out , and Hachem called a bet of 10,000 from Smirnov.
The turn came the , and Hachem called another 25,000 to see the fill out the board. It went check-check there, and Smirnov showed to win the pot.