Action started with 2007 Main Event Champion Jerry Yang in the hijack, and he raised it up to 3,200. Action folded to the button, and he raised it up to 8,100. Yang tagged along, and the flop came down . Yang checked to his opponent, who fired out 8,800. Yang came back with a check raise to 24,000, and his opponent laid his hand down.
After that hand, Yang shot up to 142,000.