The biggest pot of the tournament so far has sent Michael Hasenberg to the rail while Martin Kristeller joined the chip millionaires amid some confusion while the hand played out.
On a heads-up turn of , Hasenberg in middle position checked and Kristeller in the cutoff fired a bet of 91,000. Hasenberg made the call and near-instantly shoved the on the river. He engaged in table chat with Kristeller and mentioned that he thinks Kristeller has pocket kings.
One and a half minutes passed, mostly filled with words going back and forth between the duo, and suddenly Joao Vieira called the clock. Kristeller was surprised by that but tossed in a single chip for the call with a few seconds left.
Hasenberg turned over for a rivered set of nines and Kristeller had that beat with for a straight. The stacks were counted and Hasenberg was covered by a small margin as Kristeller had a stack of 406,000.
Once all was done, Vieira and Kristeller spent the next few minutes talking about the hand itself.