In a four-way pot, there were about 114,000 chips in the middle with the flop reading . All four players checked to the turn. The player first to act checked before Benjamin Hebekeuser checked, and the hijack put in a bet of 39,000. The cutoff folded quickly and the player first to act called.
Hebekeuser decided to put in a check-raise for all of his chips, 153,000. The player in the hijack, who initially bet, quickly released his hand, and the early position player went into the tank. After about a minute and a half, another player at the table called the clock. As soon as the floor got to the table the player in the tank folded. Hebekeuser showed the for ace-high, and his opponent let him know he could beat that as he showed .