Sylvain Loosli started the hand with the button, and called a raise from Marc-Etienne McLaughlin, who opened to 1.2 million from under the gun. Both blinds released, the dealer fanned , and McLaughlin led out for 1.4 million. Loosli called.
The turn was the , McLaughlin opted to check, and Loosli fired out 2.2 million. McLaughlin called.
The paired the board on the river, giving each player at least tens and deuces, and McLaughlin checked again. Loosli slid forward 4.8 million - nearly a half-pot bet - and McLaughlin screwed his face. Shuffling ships with his left hand, he leaned back in his chair and studied his opponent. Finally, after around two minutes, he folded.