Christopher Kruk raised to 10,000 from middle position, and Ivan Luca defended his big blind. The flop came and Luca checked to Kruk who bet 8,000. Luca called.
The turn brought the and again Luca checked to his opponent, who bet 32,000. Luca called again.
The river was the and Luca checked a third time. This time Kruk eyed up his opponent's stack, before pushing around 250,000 forward, enough to cover the Argentian. Luca mucked and Kruk raked in the pot.
Christopher Kruk has been making a late surge on Day 1, as Ivan Luca slipped back to under half starting stack.