Vincent De Neve raised to 600,000 with the on the button and folded to a three-bet by Simone Lombardo, who had made it 1.8 million to go with the .
De Neve then limped the small blind with and Lombardo checked with . The flop was bet by De Neve and Lombardo quickly folded.
The next button was raised to 600,000 by De Neve with the and let go once more when he faced resistance.
Lombardo then raised the and De Neve defended with . They headed to the flop on which De Neve check-raised from 525,000 to 1.3 million. Lombardo folded and Andrea Ricci demanded "show the ace of diamond" but De Neve flashed the queen of clubs.