Erik Seidel was first to act and opened with a raise to 200,000 with . Vitaly Lunkin thought for a moment before flatting from the button with . Steve O'Dwyer folded his small blind and action was then on Mike McDonald in the big blind.
McDonald looked down at and cut out a three-bet to 575,000. Seidel responded by four-bet shoving all in and Lunkin quickly released. McDonald followed suit and Seidel dragged in the pot, bringing his stack to around 3.2 million.