After Bernard Guigon raised to 26,000 from the hijack seat and Jason Wheeler called from the cutoff, Philip Parsons reraised to 81,000 on the button. The blinds passed and Guigon was back up. He took a minute or two, then stacked up a pile of chips for a reraise to 246,000. Wheeler quickly got out of the way and then Parsons reraised all in for around 440,000. A quick call came from Guigon and he tabled the mother of all hands with the . Parsons held the .
Parsons was in need of a miracle, but only ended up drawing dead by the turn as the board ran out to eliminate him. Guigon scooped the big pot and moved to 1.2 million in chips.