In a blind battle, an already substantial pot was reached when the board read . Max Silver checked to Christoph Vogelsang, who fired 50,000. Silver contemplated for a minute before calling.
On the river, Silver checked and Vogelsang moved all in, putting Silver at risk for his tournament life. The British pro, who had 136,700 in chips behind, sank back in his chair and tanked for several minutes. After nearly five minutes of thought, Silver stacked up his chips and put them in the middle.
Vogelsang showed for ace high, giving Silver the winner with . With that, Silver scored a full double up, while Vogelsang dropped to just 50,000 in chips.