Connor Drinan won the next three pots in a row without showdown only for Daniyar Aubakirov to then claim most of them back.
Aubakirov then limped the small blind and Drinan checked. They checked the flop and Drinan check-called 2,640,000 on the turn. Another reluctant check-call for 79,20,000 into 7,080,000 followed when Aubakirov kept up his aggression on the river as Drinan's remaining time bank dripped below one minute.
Aubakirov tabled for nines full of deuces and Drinan chopped with the .
The next few pots were traded back and forth and Aubakirov then earned some chips. Drinan check-called the turn for 800,000 and check-folded the river when Aubakirov made it 3,120,000 to go.