David Benefield opened for 125,000 from the cutoff holding the and received a call from Vitaly Lunkin, who had the on the button. Mike McDonald came along from the big blind with the and it was three-way action to the flop.
McDonald checked top pair, Benefield continued for 225,000 and Lunkin got out of the way. McDonald made the call and then both players checked the turn. After the completed the board on the river, McDonald bet 400,000 with his trips and Benefield released his hand.