David "Doc" Sands opened to 4,700 from the cutoff seat, and Galen Hall (button) and Chance Kornuth (big blind) both called. The dealer fanned , Kornuth checked, and Sands continued for 7,700. Hall released, and Kornuth went into the tank before raising to 24,500. Sands, who is known for taking his time, sat stone-like for nearly two minutes before calling.
The turn was the , Kornuth thought for a moment, then led for 60,500. Sands folded, and Kornuth added to his chip lead.