Players had negotiated a twenty-minute break to allow them to grab some food before what could have been a long journey from ten players to nine. However it only took a few post-break hands for the final table to become set.
John Dolan had raised a previous hand from the button and did so once more from the cutoff, making it 65,000 to go. Daniel Carbonari was next to act and he announced he was all in for a total of 282,000. Dolan thought for a minute but eventually made the call.
Carbonari's tournament life was at stake and he had to improve to make it through the hand. The flop was no help as it fell . The turn was the and the river was the , leaving Dolan with the best hand.