It was Adrian Mateos, who started the action, with an under the gun raise to 4,500. From the button Viacheslav Buldygin made it 14,700 to go, only to see Behzad Ahadpour, to his immediate left, shove all-in for 65,000.
Mateos took his time but folded. Buldygin snapcalled all-in for 53,000 total.
It was a race and Ahadpour did hold on the flop. The on turn did turn the tables and now Ahadpour needed a ten to knock out his Russian opponent.
The on the river wasn't any help for Ahadpour and Buldygin doubled to 115,000, while Ahadpour was left with only 12,000 chips. Meanwhile Mateos claimed that he folded pocket jacks.
A couple of hands later, Ahadpour got some chips back from Buldygin. The Russian opened to 4,500 and Ahadpour moved in for 11,900 total. Buldygin called.
It was Ahadpour's against Buldygin's . The gave Ahadpour the double up, but he is still very short.