Blair Hinkle limped from middle position, and that inspired Mike Shin, who finished 12th in the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event, to do the same from the button. Lawrence Greenberg came along from the small blind, Phil Laak checked his option from the big, and four players took a flop of .
Two checks saw Hinkle bet 2,700, Shun called, and the other two players folded. After the dealer burned and turned the , action went check-check as it would on the river. Hinkle tabled the for king and fives with an ace kicker, which is the same hand Shin had with the .
It wasn't the most exciting hand, but it did give us a good excuse to updates you on all their chip counts.