After a cutoff raise by Mikael Thuritz, Phil Hellmuth defended his big blind and then checked in the dark before the dealer spread the flop. Thuritz checked behind, then the turn brought the and another check from Hellmuth. This time Thuritz bet 14,500, and after leaning forward and examining the situation for a few moments Hellmuth called.
The river was the . Hellmuth quickly checked, and Thuritz set out chips to bet 41,000. Hellmuth rocked back and forth in his seat as he began muttering to himself, then as he folded the muttering continued until rising up to a more audible "good hand, sir." Thuritz said thanks as he collected chips.