After doubling up through Vojtech Ruzicka, Viacheslav Buldygin started to become more active on his table and raised twice then folded against resistance by Juha Helppi. The Finn proceeded to win another pot against Buldygin and Konstantin Uspenskiy to further boost his stack.
Buldygin raised to 13,000 from the hijack and Uspenskiy called in the cutoff, as did Helppi on the button. On the three-way flop of , Buldygin checked and Uspenskiy bet 20,000. Only Helppi called and the fell on the turn. Now Uspenskiy checked, then folded when Helppi bet 30,000.