Piotr Sowinski opened the action with a raise to 40,000 and the player in the cut-off made it 98,000. Andrei Konopelko, the start of day chip leader, cold-four bet to 250,000 and Slaven Popov in the small blind declared that he was all in.
The first two players folded and Konopelko didn’t even need a count, he called with . Popov had the hand Konopelko feared as he turned over .
The board ran out and Konopelko’s stack was chopped down a lot while Popov more than doubled up.