The action started with a raise to 100,000 by Anthony Zinno from the cutoff and Imad Derwiche gave it plenty of thought before folding on the button. Zvi Stern then raised to 265,000 in the small blind and [Removed:2] shoved for less than one million. Zinno let go, but Stern asked for a count - it was 975,000 in total.
Stern tanked for some five minutes and Alexandru Papazian then called time. The Israeli stood up from his chair, took the headphones off and took a long sip from his drink. After half a minute, he dropped his cards into the muck.