Talal Shakerchi kicked things off with a raise to 140,000 from middle position, and it was folded to Tom Marchese in the small blind. Marchese three-bet to 450,000 and Shakerchi made the call.
The flop came down and Marchese bet 325,000. Shakerchi put in the call, and the turn was the .
Marchese checked the turn after which his opponent fired out a 630,000 chip bet. Marchese called.
The river was the and Marchese lead out for 1.6 million. Shakerchi snap-folded his cards, and Marchese is now close to having twice the starting stack.