Sunny Jung opened for 165,000 and Gabriel Le Jossec made the call as Jung briefly removed his baseball cap and rubbed his neck to get some of the tension out.
The flop was . Le Jossec checked and Jung put out a bet of 200,000.
Le Jossec announced a raise to 510,000 and out went the chips. Jung again rubbed his neck while he thought about his next move. That move would be to announce a further raise to 510,000.
Le Jossec now took his time, pausing to take a few puffs on his vaporizer as the clock ticked towards 5 a.m. Le Jossec announced, “All in.” Jung made the call for his tournament life.
The crowds pressed round the table as the cards were turned on their backs.
Le Jossec: .
Jung had flopped two pair but Le Jossec was ahead with bottom set. The turn card was the and finally the river was dealt the .
It was all over. Le Jossec cheered and went to his ecstatic rail before returning quickly to shake the hand of the defeated champ. There was to be no back-to-back win for Jung but nevertheless a hugely impressive second place.