Jean-Noel Thorel bet from the button and got check-called by Alexandros Kolonias. Thorel showed top pair with on a board of . The only problem was the river had yet to emerge from the deck, and the dealer placed the on board. Kolonias thought a long time and checked, with Thorel checking and winning a pot worth over 25,000.
After the hand, a tournament official handed Thorel a one-round penalty. Anthony Zinno lobbied for a warning but the official said he was sorry but the rule said a penalty must be given in that spot.