Anson Tsang limped in with the and Ilya Bulychev checked his option with the . They checked the flop and the turn was checked by Tsang Bulychev bet 80,000 and Tsang's check-raise to 240,000 won the pot in a battle of the two chip leaders.
Tsang raised to 140,000 first to act soon after with the and Bulychev flat-called on the button with the . Quan Zhou in the small blind raised the pot to 620,000 with the . Jason Gray snap-folded in the big blind and Tsang went for it to four-bet to 2,060,000.
Bulychev quickly folded and Zhou, who had half of his stack in already, was sent into the think tank. He was already in a similar spot at the end of day 2 and folded after more than four minutes, this time he did so after three minutes.