Jasper Meijer van Putten raised to 225,000 in middle position and Alexandre Viard defended his big blind. The flop was and Viard check-called 150,000 from Meijer van Putten.
The turn brought the and Meijer van Putten upped the ante with a bet of 450,000, which Viard check-called after a short time.
The Frenchman was left with around 1,150,000 when the popped up on the river. Viard checked a third time and Meijer van Putten ripped it in to put Viard to the test.
Agonizing over his decision, the French pro needed several minutes and a called clock before relinquishing his hand, opting to preserve his last chips.