From middle position, Anthony Chimkovitch raised to 16,000. Florian Bordet called, leaving himself with just 50,000 behind. Danny Tang called on the button, and Chance Kornuth defended his big blind.
The flop was and Kornuth checked. Chimkovitch bet 27,000, Bordet folded, and Tang called. Kornuth took some time, then check-raised to 115,000, which got called by Chimkovitch. Now it was Tang's turn to take some time, and he took nearly three minutes before slowly releasing his hand.
The turn was the and after thirty seconds, Kornuth shoved all in for 371,000. Chimkovitch didn't seem too pleased with the situation at hand, but flicked in a quick call regardless.
In the biggest pot of the tournament so far, the following hands were shown down:
Upon seeing Kornuth's hand, the table let out a collective gasp. With just second pair, the American found himself suddenly at risk for his tournament life. Kornuth was looking for a queen or eight to pull the upset, but the river wasn't one of his outs. Chimkovitch raked in the monstrous pot and is the new chipleader.