Roman Valerstein opened for 5,000 on the button and Jonathan Zarin made it 15,000 in the big blind. Valerstein peeled to see flop. Zarin bet 10,000 and Valerstein called. The turn brought a and Zarin jammed for about 20,000. Valerstein called quickly with for queens up. Zarin had and needed a spade river. It didn't come as the hit.
"I guess I should have just potted the flop and you might have folded," he said. "I was trying to make myself look stronger by betting smaller."