With around 12,000 in the middle and on the felt, three players were competing for the pot. Tomas Ribeiro acted after the action checked to him and he opted to fire a large bet of 16,500 from the hijack. A player in the big blind had no more interest in the hand and gave up but [Removed:172], sitting in the middle position, was tempted. He cut out the calling chips and studied his opponent's reaction.
Kramer took some more time to process his decision and then he threw in the chips. Ribeiro, however, tabled a backdoor flush with , and Kramer mucked his cards. Ribeiro magnetized another sizeable pot and increased his chip-leading stack into about 175,000.