Stoyan Madanzhiev raised to 1.6 million and Wenling Gao called. Both checked the flop but a war erupted on the turn with the board reading . Gao bet 1,122,000, Madanzhiev made it 5,355,000 and Gao came back with 15,937,500.
That was the price to see the , and Gao blasted in a final bet of 20 million. Madanzhiev called with and the pair was good as Gao held .