Hand 17: Marvin Rettenmaier received a walk in the big blind.
Hand 18: Action folded to Igor Yaroshevsky on the button who found a monster; he made it 1,000 with his . Marvin Rettenmaier in the small blind called with his , Haxton called from the big blind with .
The flop came and both blinds checked to Yaroshevsky. Team Ukraine made a continuation bet of 1,500 and Rettenmaier got frisky and raised to 4,100. Haxton, having flopped an open ended, thought for a bit and cold called. Yaroshevsky thought for some time and needed a timebank to make up his mind. He consulted with the rail and eventually called.
The on the turn helped no one. Rettenmaier seemed to know enough and checked. Haxton checked as well. Yaroshevsky checked in position.
The on the river completed the board and Rettenmaier gave it some deep thoughts before checking with just 5 seconds left. With the pot at 15,600, Haxton also needed much of his timebank. Haxton bet 12,000 and Yaroshevsky had the decision. Again he needed much of his time and eventually folded his overpair.
Rettenmaier really wanted to call but couldn't make up his mind in the end. His hand was declared dead when he ran out of time.