Jean Malherbe raised to 80,000 from under the gun plus one, and Niels van Alphen three-bet to 200,000. The action was folded back to Malherbe, and he called.
The flop came down , and both players checked.
The turn was the , and Malherbe lead out for 150,000. Van Alphen called quickly, and the river was the . The Belgian bet 355,000, and Van Alphen called after about ten seconds.
Malherbe showed , but that was no good against Van Alphen's . The Dutchman started the day with just 14 big blinds and is now back up to well over average.