Eugene Katchalov in the cut off made it 500 to anyone who wanted to see a flop. The small blind as well as Mikhail Smirnov in the big blind paid and were granted access to a flop.
Both players in the blinds knuckled and Katchalov fired out a bet of 1,000. Both blinds then called. After the landed on fourth street the small blind checked, and Smirnov bet out 1,275. Action was on Katchalov who contemplated for a few moments before eventually reraising and making it 4,000 total. The small blind got out of the way and Smirnov folded and showed . Katchalov said nothing and started stacking his chips.