Mikita Badziakouski raised it up with the and Rui Cao defended the . Both players flopped a pair on and Cao check-called a bet worth 250,000.
On the turn, Cao checked and Badziakouski let his shot clock run down before announcing a bet of 750,000, which forced a snap-call from Cao.
Cao won two big blinds worth back when his rivered second pair and Badziakouski only had a pair of fives,
Badziakouski raised to 350,000 with the and a three-bet to 900,000 by Cao followed, who had the . It was the first tree-bet of the heads up thus far and Badziakouski quickly folded.