Kenny Shih opened from middle position, JP Kelly three-bet to 680,000 from the cutoff, and Shih called. The flop fell , and Shih checked to Kelly who continued for 525,000. Shih called.
The turn was the , and Kelly fired a second bullet worth 900,000. Shih tanked for a minute or so, then slid out enough green T25,000 chips to make the call.
The completed the board, and Shih knuckled a third time. Kelly emptied the chamber, sliding out over 3 million in lavender T100,000 chips. Shih hesitated for perhaps a millisecond before calling, but waited for Kelly to open his hand first. Kelly sheepishly tabled for king-high, prompting Shih to roll over for quad queens!
Shih did a lap around the table, breathing heavily and yelling to his rail. Meanwhile, a tournament director counted down Shih's stack and found that it was around 2.8 million - less than the bet. A great deal of damage had been done to Kelly's stack regardless, and here's how the two look now: