Russell Thomas opened with a raise from the cutoff and got a single caller in new chip leader Jesse Sylvia in the big blind. The flop came . Sylvia checked, Thomas continued, and Sylvia called. The turn brought the and another check from Sylvia. Thomas bet 1.05 million this time, and Sylvia called, building a pot of around 4 million.
The river brought the and one more check from Sylvia. Thomas bet 1.55 million, and when Sylvia check-raised to 3.9 million, Thomas instantly tossed his cards into the muck.