With 15,500 already in the middle, Konstantin Pogodin and Sorel Mizzi were engaged in a hand where the board read . Pogodin checked over to Mizzi who shot out 10,500. Pogodin opted to come over the top with a check-raise to 22,500. Mizzi called to see fifth street.
The dealer paired the board on the river with the . Pogodin slowed with a check and MIzzi knocked the table in reply. Pogodin showed for ace-king high. Mizzi mucked his hand and Pogodin was awarded the pot. He now has about 208,000 while the start-of-day chip leader has dropped to 386,000.