Benjamin Pollak opened to 700,000 from middle position and Garik Tamasian three-bet to 3,575,000 in the big blind. Pollak used up a time extension and then shoved all in, prompting a snap-call from Tamasian for his remaining stack of 8,625,000. Pollak held but ran into the of Tamasian. The board ran out and Tamasian scored a double up.
A couple of hands later, Justin Bonomo raised to 1,000,000 on the button and Pollak defended from the big blind. The flop fell and Pollak shoved all in for 1,825,000. Bonomo did some quick math in his head and then made the call. Pollak showed and was ahead of Bonomo's . The on the turn and the on the river changed nothing as Pollak survived elimination.