William Katona raised it up to 37,000 in middle position, and Daniel Negreanu was the lone caller in the big blind. The dealer fanned out a flop of and Negreanu check called a bet of 46,000 from Katona. The turn paired the board, coming the , and Negreanu checked again. Katona fired out 95,000, and after about 45 seconds of thought, Negreanu moved all in 292,000 total. Katona tanked for about 90 seconds before announcing call.
Negreanu had turned trip sevens, but Katona could still catch an ace or a nine on the river to double up. Negreanu was surely having flash backs to last year, where he finished 211th on the Day 5 on the same ESPN main stage. The dealer waited for the go, and delievered the river.
Negreanu let out a mini celebration, putting his arms in the air, while the rail showed their appreciation. After that hand, Negreanu jumps up to 768,000, while Katona drops to the short stack at the table, with 138,000.