Hand #18: Richard Fullerton opened from under the gun, winning the blinds and antes. When Antonio Esfandiari folded in the big blind, Fullerton tabled .
Hand #19: Martin Jacobson raised to 480,000 in the cutoff, and received no callers.
Hand #20: Bill Perkins raised to 500,000 in the cutoff, and earned the blinds and antes.
Hand #21: It was Esfandiari's turn to raise in the cutoff, and he popped it up to 505,000. He too took down the pot preflop.
Hand #22: Esfandiari raised to 510,000 from the hijack seat, and took down a second consecutive pot preflop.
Hand #23: Esfandiari raised for the third time in a row, making it 505,000, and Fullerton quickly announced re-raise. He made it 1,905,000 to go, and the action folded back to Esfandiari, who moved all in for effectively 6.9 million. Fullerton quickly folded, and Esfandiari showed .