Eugene Katchalov opened the action from early position with a raise to 700. Lucille Cailly, who is seated to his direct right, called and then Rupert Elder three-bet to 2,400 from the hijack. Action folded back around to Katchalov, he four-bet to 6,200 and Cailly got out of the way.
Elder made the call and then both players checked the flop. After the dealer burned and turned the , Katchalov checked and Elder fired out 5,800. Katchalov, who was recently featured in Men's Fitness for a successful weight loss, thought for a few moments and then released his hand.