Just before the level up, Daniel Negreanu raised from the hijack and received a call from Dani Stern in the small blind. Thomas Bichon then reraised from the big blind and action was back on Negreanu, who decided to four-bet to 40,000. Surprisingly, Stern then five-bet to 140,000. Bichon called off for around 40,000 and the pressure was back on Negreanu.
"Queens?" Negreanu asked. "I'm supposed to call if you have queens." After about a minute of thought, Negreanu tossed . Stern didn't have queens, instead revealing . Bichon was at risk and needed help with his . The flop did not provide it, but it did get Negreanu to chuckle at a missed opportunity.
It looked as if Bichon was destined for the rail, but then the hit the river to give him the lead. The river changed nothing and Bichon more than tripled on the hand.