Ping Liu took down three consecutive pots, getting his stack up to near the 2-million mark.
On the first of the three hands, Liu was in middle position, in a heads-up pot against a small blind opponent. The board showed , with more than 500k already in the middle.
Liu's opponent checked the river, and Liu went for the all-in overbet for 865,000. His opponent asked for an exact count, then went deep into the tank.
After a few minutes the clock was called, and a tournament director counted down to zero just as the small blind mucked.