A few hands were traded and Alexandros Kolonias was able to increase his lead.
He raised to 240,000 and Alexandru Papazian called to see the flop of . Papazian check-called a bet worth 250,000 before checking through the turn. After the river, Papazian bet 800,000 and that won the pot uncontested.
Then, Kolonias got some back after min-raising to the very same amount and betting the flop for 250,000. Papazian check-called before check-folding the turn when facing a second bet worth 500,000.
The biggest pot of the new level was played when Papazian raised to 300,000 and Kolonias called. The flop saw Kolonias check-raise from 200,000 to 600,000 and Papazian called. No betting action followed on the turn before the river saw Kolonias claim the pot by betting one million and forcing a fold.