A player in middle position raised it up to 6,000, and Phil Galfond moved all in for his last 69,000 from the cutoff. As soon as the action got back to his opponent, he dropped in chips for the call, and Galfond was relieved to see he was in a coin flip situation.
It looked all but over for Galfond when the flop came down , giving his opponent trip aces. Galfond was hoping for a two outer now, and the dealer flipped the hand around when the hit the turn. The whole table audibly reacted to that card, except for the two players involved in the hand. Galfond could still lost the hand if an ace,king, or nine came, but the river brought the .
Galfond, who lost a huge pot to Tommy Hang just before dinner, is now back up to 155,000.