There were just two hands left to be played at a table in the middle of the room, and boy did the fireworks fly.
It began when Igor Kurganov opened for 3,200 and was met by a three-bet from Andrey Andreev in the big blind. Kurganov made the call and the two saw a flop of . Andreev showed he wasn't messing around when he quickly slid out a tower of blue T5,000 chips, which constituted a bet of approximately 65,000. Kurganov, who had about 140,000 total, tanked for a solid five minutes before announcing that he was all in. Andreev snap-called and Kurganov was caught.
Kurganov stood up and watched as the dealer burned and turned the . He could now catch either a deuce or another five to win the massive pot, but neither materialized as the blanked on the river. With that, a new chip leader emerged.