Nghi Van Tran was just now involved in a hand versus a single opponent in which they'd reached the river with the board showing . Both players checked, and Van Tran was reluctant to show his hand, though he had to first.
"You're good," he said, showing for fives. He was right, as his opponent had , although Huck Seed across the table provided some encouragement.
"What do you mean 'you're good'? He could've had pocket fours!"
While he might've had the second-best hand there, Nghi Van Tran is pretty good himself. He's just a day removed from a fourth-place finish in another large-field, low buy-in event, Event 54: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em where he earned $158,512.
|Nghi Van Tran||9,600|