Four players each put in 1,100 and the dealer was in the process of spreading a flop of . The small blind led out with a bet of 3,000 and was called by the big blind. The hijack then folded to put action onto Helge Stjernvang, who was the final player with cards in front of him from the cutoff. Stjernvang called.
The turn was and the small blind checked. The big blind fired out 5,500, which both Stjernvang and the small blind called, leaving all three players to see the river . All three players then checked to showdown and the dealer asked for cards to be tabled.
The small blind showed for two pair, eights up. The big blind then tabled for a better two pair of kings up. Stjernvang topped them both, showing . The dealer announced a straight, pushing forward the appropriate cards on the table to signify the hand and shipped the pot Stjernvang's way.