With more than 150,000 already in the middle and the flop reading , Adrian Mateos bet 100,000 out of the small blind and Jean-Noel Thorel raised to 250,000 from the button. Mateos called and the turn went check, check. On the river, Mateos bet 400,000 and Thorel folded.
One hand later, Mike McDonald raised to 23,000 from the hijack and Thorel called on the button, Stanley Choi called in the big blind. The flop came and action checked to Thorel, who moved all in for more than 700,000. Choi and McDonald both folded and the Frenchman recovered a few chips.