Hand #52: Action folded to Daniel Colman on the button, and he raised to 400,000 to kick off the festivities. Scott Seiver reraised to 1.35 million out of the small blind, and then Paul Newey folded from the big blind after a brief moment of thought. Colman also gave it up, and Seiver won the pot.
Hand #53: From the hijack seat, Phil Galfond moved all in for 1.365 million. In the small blind was Newey, and he took his time when the action got to him, looking at both the all-in Galfond and Tobias Reinkemeier in the big blind. He eventually folded, and Reinkemeier made the call.
Reinkemeier had the , and Galfond had the .
On the flop, Galfond took the lead with a pair of kings. The turn was the to give Galfond two pair and leave Reinkemeier needing a queen to win the hand. The river was the , and Galfond doubled up on the last hand before the break.