From middle position, Vitaly Lunkin raised to 80,000. Mark Newhouse, last year's ninth-place finisher, quickly reraised to 800,000 from the cutoff seat — at least the second time he has stuck in such a large three-bet. Play moved back to Lunkin, and he went all in for 1.05 million. Newhouse called.
Newhouse held the , and Lunkin had the . The flop came down to give Newhouse the lead with a pair of queens. The turn was the and pushed Lunkin one more step closer to the rail, but the fell on the river to deliver the Russian with a set and double him up.
With that loss, Newhouse dropped back to 6.42 million in chips.