With 10,000 in the pot on a flop, Joseph Cheong checked the hijack and the cutoff bet 3,000. Cheong check-raised to 8,000 and his opponent continued.
The landed on the turn and Cheong tossed in enough chips to cover his opponent's roughly 15,000 behind. His opponent called.
The river failed to improve the aces to a flush, and Cheong claimed the pot with his straight.