Phil Hellmuth had the button. Minh Ly raised to 275,000 from the small blind, and Brian Rast defended his big. The flop was , Ly led for 575,000, and Rast released.
Minh Ly had the button. He called, and Phil Hellmuth raised to 450,000 from the big blind. Ly folded, and Hellmuth won the pot.
Brian Rast had the button. He opened to 210,000, and Minh Ly defended his big blind. The flop came , Ly checked, and Rast continued for 315,000. Ly folded, and Rast won the pot.
Antonio Esfandiari began a "We will, we will, Rast you!" chant.
Phil Hellmuth had the button. He limped in, and Brian Rast knuckled in the big blind. The dealer fanned , Rast checked, and Hellmuth tossed out 240,000. Rast called.
The turn was the , and Rast checked again. Hellmuth checked behind, and the river was the . Rast checked a third time, and Hellmuth slid out 700,000. Rast tank-mucked, and the Poker Brat picked up the pot.
Minh Ly had the button. Brian Rast raised to 275,000 from the small blind and won the pot.