Action folded to last year's 24th-place finisher in this event Ronnie Bardah in the hijack seat. He opened the pot with a raise to 2,300. Santiago Nadal was in the cutoff seat and flat-called while everyone else folded.
The flop produced the and Bardah fired 2,500 for a continuation bet. Nadal called to see the turn, which was the . Both players checked and the dealer placed the out on the river. Bardah checked again and Nadal fired 3,600. Bardah gave it a moment's thought, but then folded and dropped back to 23 big blinds.