Eric Jackson opened with a raise to 4,000 from middle position and got two callers, including Phil Hellmuth in the small blind. The flop came and it checked to Jackson who continued for 7,000. Only Hellmuth called. The turn brought the and checks from both players.
The river brought the . Hellmuth didn't waste much time tossing out a bet of 16,000, and Jackson sat back in his chair in response. With a resigned look he rechecked his cards, rubbed his chin, and sat another half-minute with a "Can I call this?" expression on his face.
Finally he did call. "Flush," called out Hellmuth in response, flipping over . Jackson showed his no-good , and Hellmuth took the pot.
Hellmuth has about 110,000 at the moment, a bit below the average stack (almost 120,000) with 1,722 players left. Meanwhile, Jackson has 130,000.