Michael Vela raised to 90,000 from middle position and Aleksei Opalikhin called from the button. Both players checked, the dealer burned and turned the , and Vela check-called a bet of 80,000.
When the completed the board on the river, Vela checked again and then quickly called when Opalikhin bet 200,000. Opalikhin tabled the , and Vela turned over the .
"I thought we chopped," he'd soon say. "I forgot about clubs."