There was about 12,000 in the middle and the board read when a player in middle position bet 7,500. Jake Cody, sitting in late position, stole a glance at his opponent and then tossed out the chips to call. The turn was the and the pair followed the same sequence, with Cody's opponent betting 16,000 this time and Cody again taking a quick look before making the call.
The river brought the and one more bet from Cody's opponent, this for 32,000. Cody didn't need to look this time, and instantly said he was calling. "Call?" said his opponent, obviously not wanting to hear Cody's action confirmed as he tabled his . Cody showed for aces and kings and scooped the pot.
After sitting on the short stack for much of the early afternoon, the Event No. 2 winner ($25K Heads-Up NLHE) is now up to 248,000.