Johannes Strassmann raised to 25,000 under the gun and Martin Finger called from the cutoff. Bill Perkins put in a red 25,000 chip from the button and both blinds folded.
The flop brought and both Germans checked to Perkins who bet 50,000. Strassmann made the call and Finger quickly folded.
On the turn the hit and both players checked.
The river brought the and Strassmann paused before checking again. Perkins checked behind and Strassmann showed for top two pair. Perkins smiled to Strassmann who was clearly looking to trap his opponent.