A raising war just occurred between Australian poker pro Brendon Rubie and an opponent who wishes he stayed there. Rubie began the battle by three-betting to 24,500, a move which was met by a four-bet to 44,500. Undeterred, Rubie calmly cut 63,500 from his stack and slid it into the pot.
When he heard his opponent announce himself all-in for approximately 40,000 more, Rubie snap called and rolled over . The mother of all poker hands had her son Big Slick dominated, and while the made top pair on a board of , Rubie scooped perhaps the largest pot of the night.
Rubie, who has cashed for over $1,000,000 in his live tournament career, is now the overwhelming chip leader in the "Millionaire Maker" event as Day 2 marches onward.