It's been a long, hard battle between Eugene Katchalov and Andrew Lichtenberger, but Lichtenberger has taken first honours in the space of three hands.
Katchalov moved all in with and Lichtenberger called with . The board ran out which was good enough for Katchalov to make the stacks even.
Katchalov was then crippled in the second hand after moving in with against Lichtenberger's .
Lichtenberger managed to catch trips on the board of , then sealed the deal a short time later when he hit a queen with against Katchalov's .
Advantage Lichtenberger, 1-0.