Ali Reza Fatehi opened to 20,000 from under the gun and Viacheslav Buldygin three-bet to 55,000 in the hijack. Charlie Carrel on the button asked for the stack sizes of both opponents and then called, while the blinds folded and Fatehi also quickly let go.
On the flop of , Buldygin made it 80,000 to go and Carrel called before doing so again for another 155,000 on the turn. The then appeared on the river and Buldygin bet 250,000.
"I am not raising, 250 or zero," Carrel added and tried to get some information from his opponent. Another two minutes passed and Carrel said "I have queens, a bad hand to have," and was yet to make a decision. Anthony Zinno, who was sitting between Buldygin and Carrel, mentioned to the Brit "a friendly one minute clock" without asking for time yet.
Eventually, Carrel folded and dropped below a million.