Chin Wei Lim found in the cutoff and raised to 1,000,000. Jean-Noel Thorel defended his big blind with . The flop came , Thorel check-folded to the 700,000 continuation-bet of Lim after checking his cards once more.
Two hands later, Thorel raised to 1,000,000 from the button with . Christoph Vogelsang called in the small blind with . The flop came , Vogelsang checked and Thorel bet 600,000. Vogelsang took some time and then made the call. The turn brought them the . Vogelsang checked again and Thorel fired a bet of 1,200,000 without hesitating. Vogelsang shoved for 9,255,000 after contemplating his options. Thorel looked at his cards once more before opting to fold.