Preflop action saw 5,000 exactly in the middle with two players holding cards in front of them to a flop of . Matthew Leecy checked in the hijack to his opponent on the button who bet 2,500. Leecy called.
The turn came and Leecy checked again. His opponent fired another 7,200 and Leecy thought for a few moments before calling. The river fell and Leecy checked one final time. His opponent reached for chips, looking as if he would compile them into one stack, but proceeded to check behind before finishing the act.
The player on the button tabled upon checking back and Leecy showed , earning the pot with his pair of eights. With the pot, Leecy now finds himself over 100,000.