Ilya Bulychev was in the big blind when he check-called a 425,000-chip bet from Antonio Esfandiari who was in the cutoff. The flop read at that point, and the turn was the .
Bulychev checked once more and Esfandiari bet 810,000. Bulychev tanked and called.
The river was the and Bulychev checked a third time. Esfandiari moved all in and the Russian player had to decided for his tournament life. He tanked for about four minutes before giving up his hand.