There was about 3,500 in the pot and the board showed . Four-time WSOP bracelet winner David Chiu was in late position, 1,250 chips having been slid out in front of him. Meanwhile his opponent in early position had a column of 3,075 sitting in front of him, and Chiu was contemplating how to respond to the check-raise.
Finally Chiu made the call. "You ahead... right now," he said, turning over . Indeed, his opponent had Chiu for the moment with .
Chiu's opponent was still ahead after the turn. But the river was the , filling Chiu's flush and sending another player railward.
Chiu has about 8,000. Right now, anyway.