Phil Ivey continued to build his lead over online heads-up specialist Henri Puustinen, who reached the semi-finals in this event in 2021.
After Ivey's initial raise, Puustinen three-bet to 8,000. Ivey gave him the stare down before putting in the call.
The flop came . Following a 20-second wait, Puustinen checked over to Ivey who was happy to check back.
An on the turn did nothing for the action as both players decided to slowly go check-check.
Following the on the river, the Finn checked his hand and Ivey chose to finally fire 15,000 in the middle. A minute went by before Puustinen opted to muck his cards.