Ryan Hughes started the day as a chip leader but he was down to a nub a few levels ago. It's all forgotten now as Hughes is back at the top.
He was spotted in a pot against Richard Gryko who was under the gun, check-calling a bet on the flop of .
The turn was the and Gryko check-called another 125,000.
They saw the complete the board and Gryko checked one more time. Hughes announced he was betting 125,000 and Gryko took about a minute before he finally threw in the calling chips.
"Nut flush," Hughes said, rolling over for the ace-high flush along with a king blocker.
Gryko mucked and Hughes stacked his chips in tall piles, his traditional way when he's guarding a big stack.