In a limped pot to the flop, Dan cates bet 200,000 with the for two pair and Phil Ivey called with the . The turn was checked, as was the river, and Cates won the pot.
The next limped pot brought a flop of and Cates checked his , Ivey checked behind with . The turn was checked, and Cates' bet of 225,000 on the river was called by Ivey.
Cates then opened to 575,000 with the and Ivey quickly prepared a three-bet before making it more than 2.3 million to go with pocket aces. A snap-fold followed and Cates received a walk with the right after.