Eric Froehlich came out swinging in his match against Nikolay Evdakov, using aggression on every street to claim a large pot early in the contest. Froehlich three-bet the action after a flop of , reraising to 45,000. Evdakov made the call and the dealer peeled the on the turn. Froelich led out for 75,000 this time, and again Evdakov came along for the ride. The on the river was an all-purpose card, completing straight and flush draws, and Froehlich shoved his stack into the middle. After asking for a count, Evdakov finally released his hand and Froehlich jumped out to an early advantage.