In a hand that stretched well into the new level, Mikita Badziakouski appeared to complete the small blind and then limp-raise to 27,000 when Antoine Saout made it 8,000 to go. Saout called and they took in a flop. Badziakouski bet 30,000 and Saout called. On the turn, Badziakouski checked and called 70,000. The river brought a . Badziakouski checked again and Saout bet 131,500.
Badziakouski took a deep breath and stretched. He counted out a call and then held on to the chips, tanking for a couple of minutes. Eventually, he smiled at his neighbor and mucked.