Alexander Tkatschew limped in with the and Johan Guilbert raised to 1,050,000 with the in a battle of the blinds. The flop fell and Tkatschew limped for Guilbert to bet 525,000, which he called. On the turn, Tkatschew checked once more and Guilbert then took a while before betting 2,075,000, picking up a call by the German.
The river was checked by Tkatschew and Guilbert pondered about his decision for a while before making it 1,775,000 to go. Tkatschew raised to 5,500,000 and that sent Guilbert was shocked for a short period, vaulted out of his chair and called to get shown the bad news.