Action folded to Zachary Clark in the cutoff and he opened for 5,500. After the button folded, Dan Smith three-bet to 15,000 the small blind and the big folded. With action back on Clark, he assessed the situation and opted to move all in for right around 85,000, a four-bet shove that Smith called.
It was a classic flip, and according to the PokerNews Odds Calculator, Smith was a slight 55.09% favorite while Clark had a 44.54% chance of surviving the hand. The flop was of no consequence, and Smith became a 3-1 favorite.
The turn further increased Smith's lead to 86.36%, which meant Clark needed either an ace, queen, or nine on the river to stay alive — something that would happen just 13.64% of the time. The dealer burned one last time and put out the . Smith improved to a full house and Clark's $25,000 Challenge officially came to an end.