Max Silver raised to 16,000 from under the gun, George Danzer called on his direct left, and Igor Kurganov defended his big blind. The flop fell , the action checked to Danzer, and he put out a bet. Kurganov check-raised to 63,000, Silver folded, and Danzer called.
The turn was the , and the rest of Kurganov's 103,000-chip stack went in the middle.
Danzer was drawing stone dead, and he was shocked at the sight of Kurganov's hand. A meaningless completed the board, and Danzer started to razz Kurganov for playing his hand the way he did.
"I had a backdoor flush draw," Kurganov protested, pointing to the .
He chipped up to 385,000, while Danzer fell to 215,000.