It has not been a very happy start for the man in form - Dan Smith. He came into the three-handed action as the chip leader but currently props up that board like Atlas himself.
Smith raised to 250,000 from the small blind and Kyle Julius made the call. The action checked through to the turn on a board of and Smith bet 325,000; Julius called. The river card was the and Smith moved 425,000 across the line and waited for a Julius reaction. He didn't have to wait long before the dealer was heard saying, "1.1 million." Smith looked dejected. He composed himself, thought for a while and folded his hand.