Van Tiep Nguyen and Asi Moshe are the two chipleaders in the tournament and the two players collided head-on in a massive 2,000,000 chip pot. Nguyen opened to 18,000 only to have Moshe three-bet to 71,000. Nguyen tanked for over a minute before announcing a four-bet all in for over 1.1 million. Moshe mumbled to himself and then made the call for his stack of over 900,000.
Nguyen turned over while Moshe had the same hand with . It looked certain that the pot would be chopped but the flop of have Nguyen the only backdoor flush draw. The turn brought the and Nguyen's flush draw was a real possibility now. Moshe needed to dodge a spade to stay alive and the river was the . It was a black card but the wrong suit for Nguyen as Moshe let out a big sigh of relief and the two players pulled back their chips.