Landon Tice opened the action with a raise to 600,000 in the small blind to put action onto Jesse Vilchez, who defended his big blind. Action checked through to the river on a board of , where Tice threw out a bet of 400,000.
Vilchez thought for about a minute and then pumped it up to 1.2 million, sending action back Tice's way. Tice three-bet all in, putting Vilchez to a decision for his remaining 4 million or so, and Vilchez went into the tank for about a minute before committing what was left.
Tice showed and Vilchez sent his cards to the muck, where they were neither retrieved nor exposed. Vilchez earned $91,502 for his third-place finish, while Landon Tice and Brandon Lombardo are now set to play heads up for the title.
The tournament clock has been paused and the two remaining players are taking a short break as chips are colored up before the match gets underway.