Phil Ivey raised to 100,000, under the gun, and he took down the blinds before receiving a walk in the big blind. Next it is Ali Eslami's turn to raise from the button making it 100,000 to play and both Ivey (SB) and Manual Bevand (BB) make the call. The flop is and Ivey comes out betting for 75,000, Bevand folded and Eslami called. Fourth street is the and Ivey was in no mood to put the brakes on; he made it 150,000 and the shade-wearing Eslami went into the tank. A few moments later and Eslami moved all-in, Ivey called and we had a showdown.
Flush over flush and Ivey is left shaking his head in disbelief. The river card is the and Ali Eslami has doubled up through Ivey in a cooler.