On the previous hand Antonio Esfandiari had bet 5,100 on a flop of and both Isaac Haxton and Ole Schemion had laid it down to him. Esfandiari’s confidence was high and it looked like Haxton was out for revenge, but it didn’t quite work out like that on the next hand.
Esfandiari raised under-the-gun for 2,500 and Haxton made it 8,000 from the button. Steve O’Dwyer had other ideas though and four-bet from the big blind to 25,000. A five-bet to 50,000 from Esfandiari saw Haxton get out of the way but O’Dwyer put in the extra red T25000 chip after some thought.
They went heads-up to a flop of . O’Dwyer checked and then called a bet of 31,500 from Esfandiari. The turn was the and it was checked around. The river card came the .
Both players took their time before checking it down and when O’Dwyer turned over Esfandiari nodded and mucked his cards.