With about 500,000 already in the pot, Rick Salomon and Niklas Heinecker looked down at a board of . Salomon was first to act and he dropped out a bet of 300,000. Heinecker thought for about 30 seconds before moving out a call.
The dropped down on the river and Salomon bet 600,000. He hung his head and enjoyed his massage while Heinecker went deep into the tank. A few moments passed before Heinecker opted to kick his cards into the muck. Salomon looked up from his massage as the chips were being pushed his way. A small smile emerged from his face.
"Ricky!" chimed Noah Schwartz from across the table. "I like that hat! You look like Smokey the Bear. You gonna put out some forest fires? Let's play, Smokey!"
Salomon erupted into laughter while he stacked his new chips. He's up to about 3.8 million in chips while Heinecker's stack has dropped to 1.56 million.