Olivier Busquet raised to 5,000 from middle position, Maxim Lykov called out of the small blind, and Amit Makhija defended his big blind. The dealer fanned , both blinds checked, and Busquet fired out 5,000. Only Makhija called.
The turn was the , Makhija checked again, and Busquet tossed out 18,000 Makhija called.
The completed the board, Makhija checked a third and final time, and Busquet bet 40,000. Makhija tanked for a minute or so before check-raising to 110,000, and the second his chips hit the felt, Busquet blurted, "So close. So close. So close to checking behind."
Busquet asked for a count, mulled the decision over for a bet, then eventually flicked his cards into the muck.