Humberto Brenes opened to 3,000 from middle position, Masa Kagawa called on his direct left, and Eugene Katchalov called out of the big blind. The flop came down , and the action checked to Kagawa who tossed out 6,000. Katchalov called, and the turn was the . Katchalov checked again, and Kagawa fired 12,500. Katchalov called.
The river was the , and both players checked. Katchalov tabled for a pair of aces, but Kagawa's had him out kicked, and he won the pot.