After a player in middle position opened for 2,000, last year's Main Event runner-up Jay Farber opted for a three-bet to 5,500 from the hijack. Action folded back to the original raiser, who called, and the flop came down .
The middle-position player promptly checked, Farber did the same, and the dealer burned and turned the . Farber ended up calling a bet of 6,500 from his opponent before both players returned to checking on the river.
The middle-position player tabled the , and Farber excitedly rolled over the for the win.