Salem Pallani saw action folded to him in the hijack and opened to 1,100. The cutoff three-bet to 3,100 and action folded back to Pallani, who called.
The flop dropped and Pallani checked. The cutoff made a continuation-bet of 2,200 and Pallani thought for about 20 seconds before making the call. The turn brought the and Pallani check-called another barrel of 5,000 from his opponent.
The river then fell . Pallani went all in, and his opponent asked for a count which was totaled to be 25,000.
"Twenty-five thousand?" the cutoff asked again. The dealer cut out a few of the stacks that had uncertain totals and the number again added up to 25,000. A few short moments later, the player dropped in a T5,000 chip to call with four more behind, meaning he had called all in as well.
Pallani showed for a turned wheel and his opponent sat still, processing the fact as he seemed ready to muck. Knowing all-in situations require both hands to be shown, he reluctantly tabled his second-best hand of and wished Pallani a good game as the two shook hands before he made his way from the tournament area.