With 18,000 in the middle and the board reading Luca Giovannone went all in for 12,600. He was up against Huy Pham and he wanted some time to think about it.
Giovannone got tired of waiting after little more than a minute and called the clock. First, the dealer didn't want to call some of the floor staff, because Pham hadn't had much time to think. Eventually, he did, but the floor man gave Pham some extra time as well.
Pham didn't need much more and he called after several seconds showing . He was in very good shape to eliminate Giovannone. The Italian had and was looking for the to survive.
The river was the and Giovannone stood up and left the room. Paul McCartney was the first one to comment on Giovannone's move to call the clock so fast. "That was pretty brutal to call the clock there", he said.
Pham only nodded and the rest of the table agreed.