Tong Gregg raised to 3,500 from the hijack, and the lone caller was Paresh Manek defending his big blind. Both players checked an all spade flop of , and the turn brought the . Manek checked to Gregg, who tossed out a bet of 5,000. Manek called, then checked the on the turn. Gregg bet out again, this time for 12,000, and that got a fold from Manek.
Gregg took down the early pot to get his stack up to 265,000.