With all of the other tables finished for the night, all eyes were on the table featuring the current chip-leader, Jose Carlos Garcia. In the last hand of the night Garcia opened from early position and Joao Simao called from the big blind. The flop was and Simao lead for 22,000, which then Garcia called.
The turn was the , but this time Simao checked, allowing Garcia to bet 68,000, which Simao called.
The river brought the , and this time Garcia bet 100,000. Simao called but mucked when Garcia showed . A big pot for the chip leader meant the ended the day just shy of 700,000 chips ahead of his nearest rival.