Minutes after publishing the praises of one Phil Ivey, we watched him ship the rest of a still healthy stack into the middle without even bothering to check his hole cards.
Mohammed Barkatul told Ivey he was calling no matter what, and the man lauded as the game's best player decided to call his bluff, shoving all in blind.
Barkatul found the to be more than enough to take on two random cards, and he stayed true to his word by calling Ivey down.
Ivey slowly turned over the before revealing the with a look of disappointment flashing across his face.
When the board ran out by the turn, Ivey mysteriously called for a queen, which would have put a straight on board but not the saving chop he seemed to be alluding to.
Nonetheless, the arrived on fifth street, and Ivey made his traditional hasty exit from the tournament floor.