Prior to the level change, Paul Volpe opened to 300 from under the gun, Samuel Bernabeu called in position, and both blinds released. The dealer fanned , Volpe continued for 450, and Bernabeu called.
The turn was the , Volpe checked, and Bernabeu took the opportunity to bet 700. Volpe called. A repeat eight - the - completed the board, and Volpe checked once more. Bernabeu fired out 1,025, and Volpe tank-folded.
When Bernabeu mucked his hand, it looked like he tried to hold it high enough for Volpe to get a peak.
"What was it?" Volpe asked. "I didn't see it."
Bernabeu looked confused, Volpe inquired once more, and Bernabeu shrugged it off.
The very next hand, Daniel Laidlaw raised to 300 from early position, Vanessa Selbst called on his direct left, Daniel Weinman called on the button, and Volpe defended his big blind. The flop came , Laidlaw continued for what looked like 400, and only Weinman called.
The turn was the suicide king (), and Laidlaw led out for 2,100. Weinman quickly called.
The completed the board, Laidlaw fired a third and final bullet worth 5,600, and Weinman tanked for nearly 90 seconds before making the call. Laidlaw showed for top two, but it was no good against Weinman's for a flopped set of eights.