Jesse Sylvia started the hand on the button, and he limped in. Jake Balsiger completed from the small blind, and Greg Merson raised to four million from the big blind. Sylvia called, Balsiger folded, and the flop came . Both players checked.
The turn was the , Merson led for 5.2 million, and Sylvia tanked for the better part of two minutes, then folded.