Action folded to Alex Foxen on the button and he opened to 22,000. Chris Hunichen called out of the small blind and the player in the big blind three-bet all in for 134,000.
Foxen asked for a count and then folded, putting action onto Hunichen who quickly put in chips to call.
The two players found themselves racing for either the double up or the knockout. The flop came and was no help for Hunichen. The turn fell , putting a third spade on the board and taking two more outs away from him. However, the fell on the river, delivering the knockout punch as Hunichen added to his already-increasing stack that has now eclipsed 2.5 million in chips, making him the likely chip leader nearing the end of Level 16.