Hand #17: Max Silver opened with to 28,000 from middle position and Ramin Hajiyev defended his big blind with . The flop was , giving Silver top pair top kicker. Hajiyev quickly check-folded to a 40,000 bet from the Brit.
Hand #18: Action folded to Ramin Hajiyev in the small blind, who limped in with . [Removed:17] held in the big blind and raised to 30,000. Hajiyev committed the extra chips to see a flop.
The flop came and Hajiyev checked. Yan, with a gutshot and two overcards, continued with a bet of 53,000. Hajiyev, holding top pair, called the bet.
The turn brought the , giving Yan the monster straight and leaving Hajiyev drawing dead. The Azerbaijani checked and Yan quickly checked behind.
On the river, Hajiyev checked a third time. Yan simply moved all in, putting Hajiyev to the test for his entire stack of 299,000. Hajiyev folded after mere seconds.
Hand #19: [Removed:17] opened to 42,000 from the small blind with and won the hand.
Hand #20: Ramin Hajiyev picking up in the cutoff and raised to 30,000. [Removed:17] called with on the button to see a flop. The dealer fanned out and Hajiyev bet 53,000. Yan, with the inferior hand, made a quick call.
The on the turn slowed down Hajiyev and he checked. Yan bet just 43,000 into a pot of 194,000. Hajiyev thought for over a minute, then shoved all in for 212,000 total. Yan gave it around 90 seconds of thought, then called.
Hajiyev was in a great shape for a double-up, and the on the river was safe for him. The Azerbaijani moved up to 618,000.