Christian Rudolph opened with a raise to 52,000 from the hijack seat. Koray Aldemir called from the cutoff, Bartosz Stasiewicz called from the button, Shawn Buchanan called from the small blind, and Michael Farrow also called from the big, creating a five-way pot heading to a flop.
The dealer rolled out the flop and action checked all the way around. On the turn, action checked to Aldemir who put out a bet of 180,000. His only caller is Shawn Buchanan.
The river was the and Buchanan checks over to Aldemir. Aldemir fires again, betting a massive 480,000. Buchanan drops into the tank and thinks for several minutes before finally calling. Aldemir shows his which is good as Buchanan turns over his for a lesser set. Fortunately for Buchanan, he was able to escape with his life, while Aldemir propelled to nearly 4 million chips.