Phil Ivey opened the action for a raise and found a caller in the other big stack at the table, Mehrdad Yousefzadeh. The flop came and Ivey continued with his pre-flop aggression by making a bet of 11,000. Yousefzadeh raised it to 25,500 and after a few seconds of contemplation, Ivey tossed out a call.
The turn was the and both players checked. They would repeat this on the river. Ivey shrugged and turned over and did not seem surprised when Yousefzadeh turned over the winner with for queens and tens. Ivey did a quiet tap on the table with a stack of his chips having dropped to 425,000 after the hand. Yousefzadeh, in the meantime, moved up to 660,000.