A player raised to 1,600 from early position, and Freddy Deeb three-bet to 5,100 from the cutoff. The button silently tossed two orange chips into the middle, and the original raiser folded. The dealer moved to give the button change, but the player said he was trying to raise. Controversy ensued, as the floor was called, and the supervisor seemed to be prepared to allow the raise. Deeb demanded another supervisor be called, as he was adamant that the big chip rule meant the player had only called. The second tournament supervisor ruled it was indeed only a call.
After the hubbub had subsided, the players took in a flop of , which they both checked. Deeb fired 10,000 on the turn, and his opponent called. The river brought a , and Deeb bet 30,000. His opponent dropped his whole stack in the middle, a raise of just 6,100. Deeb called, and his opponent showed for a rivered set. Deeb mucked his cards.