On the river, with the board reading , Dick van Luijk put out a bet of 20,000. The only other player in the pot thought for a couple minutes, then raised to 80,000. Van Luijk thought for a minute, then put out a call. His opponent turned over for king high, and Van Luijk showed for a pair of eights, good enough to win the hand.
With this pot, Van Luijk became the first player in the tournament to reach the million-chip mark. He now sits with 1,073,500.