From under the gun, Jeremy Ausmus raised to 125,000. Gwennael Grandmougin called from the next seat and Yuval Bronshtein called from the hijack seat. Percy Mahatan reraised from the big blind to 500,000 and only Ausmus called to see the flop.
The heads-up flop brought the and Mahatan tried to bet one million, but did so with a string bet and it was ruled that he was only allowed to bet 500,000. Ausmus called.
The turn card was the and Mahatan bet one million. Ausmus called and then the river completed the board with the . Mahatan checked and Ausmus fired 1.6 million. Mahatan tanked, then called.
Ausmus tabled the for top set and Mahatan mucked. Ausmus was pushed the large pot and moved his stack to over nine million. Mahatan dropped back to 2.7 million.