Greg Merson started this hand with the button. He opened with a raise to 1.6 million, and action fell on Jesse Sylvia in the small blind. Sylvia paused, then three-bet to 4.1 million. Merson called.
The flop came down , and Sylvia was first to act. He checked to his opponent, and Merson bet 2.35 million. Sylvia check-raised to what looked like six million, and Merson quickly folded.