Button Steve O’Dwyer raised to 300,000 with , finding small blind (and even deeper-stacked) Igor Kurganov three-betting to 1,020,000 with . O’Dwyer made the call to see a flop. Out led Kurganov, for 575,000, called by O’Dwyer.
Turn: . Kurganov thought for long enough to use up a timebank card before betting 1,700,000. O’Dwyer came along once more, now with 2.3 million behind.
River: . A pair of slowish checks brought the hand to showdown for a 6.8 million chip pot which sent Kurganov into the chip lead.