Action started with Keith Block raising it to 1,150. Pacome Chavignon was next to act, and he tossed in the call. 2008 Main Event Champion Peter Eastagte also called, as did Elliott Zaydman out of the big blind. The four players saw a flop of . It was checked to Chavignon, who fired out 2,600. Eastgate was the only caller, and they went heads up to the turn, the .
Chavignon checked to Eastgate, who fired out 5,500. Chavignon came along to see the river, which was the , bringing four diamonds on board. Both players checked, and Chavignon showed for the top flush. Eastgate slid his cards towards the dealer, dropping him to 37,000.