It folded around to Vitaly Lunkin in the hijack seat who raised to 115,000, then Jan Nakladal reraised to 275,000 from one seat over. The button and blinds folded, and the action was back on Lunkin.
Lunkin spent a little time studying Nakladal's bet as well as looking over his own stack. Finally he told the dealer he was calling the reraise, and that he wished to bet all in dark prior to the flop cards arriving.
Several at the table reacted to Lunkin's move. "So weird," said one, while Brandon Steven said he'd never seen a player do it before.
In any event, Lunkin was all in for his last 430,000 when the flop came out , and Nakladal was left with the decision whether or not to call an opponent's shove that had come without knowledge of the first three community cards.
Finally Nakladal called, tabling , and Lunkin showed his . All leaned forward to see the dealer deliver the turn and river, and Lunkin survived with a double-up.