After Denis Ethier made it 40,000 to go before the flop, Adam Friedman three-bet to 60,000 and Ethier came along. The flop fell and Ethier checked it, prompting a bet of 20,000 by Friedman. Ethier check-raised to 40,000 and Friedman decided to peel one off, making the call.
The turn card brought the and Ethier pushed all-in for his last 39,000 chips. Friedman made the call to put Ethier at risk and we were off to the river, which came .
Friedman tabled the for a full house, threes full of aces, but Ethier bested him with his for a better boat, aces full of threes. No low hand was possible and Ethier survived this all-in confrontation by scooping the pot. He now sits with 310,000 chips while Friedman dropped below the million mark to 910,000.