A middle-position player opened to 2,200 and was called by Paul Pierce in the hijack and by the player in the cutoff seat.
The flop fell and the middle-position player made a continuation bet of 2,200. Only Pierce called to see the turn. The bet was 9,500 this time and he called again, landing the on the river.
His opponent fired 13,200 and Pierce called, but saw he was beat when his opponent tabled . Pierce showed as he watched the pot head to his opponent.