With the blinds at 1,000/2,000, John Juanda called from the button and the flop came down . Juanda led out with a bet of 2,000 and Tran raised it to 7,000, which Juanda hesitantly called. The players checked down a turn and river of and and when Tran showed his , Juanda through his hand away.
On the very next deal, Tran raised to 4,500 from the button and Juanda called, bringing a flop of . Juanda fired a bet of approximately 6,000 chips and Tran mucked. Both players are currently even in chips and both are keeping their two 50k chip add-ons in reserve, which means this battle could become a war of attrition.