Nick Binger's brother Michael, Michael's agent, and other friends ordered a couple bottles of champagne a little earlier. By time the bottles got to the stage area, Nick had lost his chip lead and is struggling to get his footing back. We don't know for sure if the champagne was in preparation for Binger's possible bracelet or if the spectators just wanted to sip the bubbly, but it could be the jinx keeping Binger from climbing.
Binger's railbirds can be seen with elegant glasses in their hands, filled with the light golden liquid, sipping away as they root on Nick.
Nick Binger is on the button, and he comes in raising. Both Tamayo and Gary call. The flops shows up . Action checks to the raiser, and Binger puts in a bet. Tamayo calls and Gary folds.
The turn is the , and the river is the , with Tamayo check-calling a bet on both streets. After he puts in the river call, Binger tables for two pair, and takes down a much-needed pot here early in the level.
Frank Gary folds his button, and Nick Binger limps from the small blind. Jonathan Tamayo checks his option. The flop comes . Binger checks, and Tamayo bets 20,000. Binger calls.
The turn is the . Binger leads out with a bet of 40,000 this time, and Tamayo calls.
The river brings the , and both players check it down. After the action is complete, Binger turns over , and it's the winner. He drags in a nice little pot, and gets some of his chips back from his neighbor.