Michael Gathy opened to 40,000 from the cut off and that delivered him the blinds and antes.
Sergey Rybachenko opened to 45,000 under-the-gun after which Michael Gathy made it 95,000 from the hijack. Benjamin Reason shoved all in from the big blind and after some thinking Rybachenko made the call. Gathy quickly folded so the pot stayed heads-up. Rybachenko showed and was in a race against Reason's . Once again the pair would hold: | | . Rybachenko doubled, leaving Reason behind short.