Brandon Steven moved all in for 1.57 million from the button after play folded his way. Sam Trickett made the called from the small blind and Philipp Gruissem folded from the big blind. Trickett tabled the , but was behind the for Steven.
On the flop, Steven's ace high stayed in front as he was looking to double up. The turn brought the and Steven added a pair of nines to hold two pair, although it didn't change anything as Trickett was still looking for a king or a jack.
The river completed the board with the and Trickett had spiked a jack to win the pot. Steven couldn't believe it and his head snapped away from the table as he was pained to see what had fallen.
Steven took a few seconds to gather himself, returned to the table and shook everyone's hand, a true class-act maneuver.