Greg Merson started the hand with the button, and he opened to 3.2 million. Jesse Sylvia called in the small blind, Jake Balsiger defended his big blind, and all three players saw a flop of . All three players checked.
The turn was the , Sylvia led out for 5.2 million, Balsiger called, and Merson folded.
The completed the board, Sylvia led again - this time for 9.2 million - and Balsiger tanked for the better part of five minutes before calling.
Sylvia tabled for a straight, and won the hand.