From the button, Chong Cheong raised to 125,000 and Victorino Torres called from the big blind. The flop came down with the and fireworks ensued. Torres checked and Cheong immediately shoved his 1.8-million-chip stack into the middle and was met with a snap-call from Torres, who flopped the low straight with the . Cheong held the for an up-and-down straight draw.
With the cameras flashing, film rolling and crowd cheering, the turn card was dealt the . Torres dodged one street and had one more to go to become champion.
The dealer burned and then dealt the river card, smacking the on the felt. Torres' arms shot into the air as he knew it was all over. Cheong was left with 2nd-place money and a runner-up finish.