When we arrived at the table, Shaun Deeb had the button and 2,725 sitting in front of him, and his neighbor in the small blind had all of his stack -- 17,200 -- in front of him. Deeb was standing up and rubbing his chin, deep in thought over whether or not to call. Finally he dropped a stack of yellow chips out in front. His opponent tabled , and Deeb winced at the sight as he showed his .
The board came , and the better hand preflop had held. Deeb still has about 40,000.