In a battle of the blinds, Cary Katz opened to 1,200,000 with the and Ryan Riess called with the . Both players opted to check the flop and the followed on the turn. Katz folded and Riess made it 1,100,000 to go, the call of Katz followed.
After the river, the board paired for the second time and Katz checked once more. Katz checked and Riess now bet 1,700,000, which prompted Katz to talk through the hand. No call followed and the pot was shipped to Riess.