Christopher McClung had opened preflop, a player flat-called, James Mitchell three-bet in position, McClung called and the flat-caller folded. That's when we arrived at the table and the dealer promptly spread the flop. After McClung checked, Mitchell bet 35,000. McClung called.
The turn was the to pair the board and McClung checked again. Mitchell pressed harder on the gas and wagered 65,000. McClung called.
The river produced the . With nines and eights now on board, McClung moved all in for over 250,000. Mitchell only took about 20 or 30 seconds to make the call.
McClung then tabled a counterfeited , playing the two pair on board with a six kicker. Mitchell rolled over the for an ace kicker. He held the winning hand and was all in for less at 215,200 -- still a massive amount of chips. McClung sent over the chips and was left with around 50,000.