On a flop of , the action was checked to Asi Moshe who bet 16,000 from under the gun. Van Tiep Nguyen check-raised to 45,000 from the small blind and Moshe called.
The turn brought the and Nguyen led out for another 60,000. Moshe called and the completed the board. Both players knuckled the table and Nguyen tabled . Moshe held for a pair of queens and that was good enough to send him into the chip lead.
On the very next hand, Darko Stojanovic opened from the cutoff and Shaun Deeb stuck in a three-bet to 34,000 in the small blind. Stojanovic shipped all in for 187,000 and Deeb quickly called it off.
Stojanovic opened which was dominating Deeb's . The board ran out and Stojanovic held on for a full double up at the hands of Deeb.