Three players had built a pot of 23,000 when the flop came . The small blind checked, Armando Fernandez checked from the cutoff seat, then Mark Vanderloo bet 12,100 from the button. The small blind folded, but Fernandez called.
The turn brought the . This time Fernandez bet 16,500, and Vanderloo called. The river was the . Fernandez led out again, this time betting just 7,000, and Vanderloo called instantly.
Vanderloo tabled his hand — for queens and nines — and Fernandez mucked.