Artem Metalidi opened to 100,000 from the button and was called by Luis Rodriguez in the big blind.
The flop came and Cruz check-called a 140,000 c-bet from Metalidi.
The turn brought a and Cruz again check-called, this time a 240,000 bet from Metalidi.
The river fell the and Cruz checked again. Not backing down, Metalidi led out for a hefty 500,000 bet. Cruz quickly called and Metalidi revealed a , causing Cruz to immediately muck his hand. Metalidi then showed his other card - the .
Down to his last 600,000 following the hand, Cruz went all in from the small blind the very next hand and was called by Metalidi in the big.
The board ran out and Cruz doubled through Metalidi back to 1,200,000.