On the very last hand before the players broke for their break, Scotty Nguyen moved all in from the cutoff for a total of 9,200 holding
. Action then folded around to the big blind, who took a second to consider is decision.
"I hope you have king-queen, baby," said Scotty to his lone opponent, who called and tabled none other than K-Q.
While Scotty's opponent had the cards he wanted him to have, the flop brought three cards he didn't care to see:
. Scotty would now need to hit an ace or running straight or flush cards to stay alive. The turn cooperated, bringing the
which kept Scotty's hopes alive... and when the
fell on the river, the crowd that had surrounded his table let out a collective "Ohhh!" as Scotty had completed his runner-runner flush to stay alive.
After the hand, the Prince of Poker stacked up just over 20,000 in chips.