John Tabatabai raised to 700 from under the gun and got a couple of callers from middle position. Then the player in the hijack seat reraised to 2,700, and it folded back around. Tabatabai reraised again to 6,900 total, clearing the two callers. His lone remaining opponent thought a bit, then called.
The flop came , and Tabatabai waited a full minute before checking. His opponent checked quickly behind. The turn was the , and again with much deliberation Tabatabai waited before acting. Finally he bet 7,200, and after only a few seconds his opponent called.
The river was the , and again all waited while Tabatabai considered what to do. Finally he pushed out a bet of 13,500, and after a final check of his cards, Tabatabai's opponent folded.