With the board showing , Billy Kopp checked from the small blind, his opponent in the cutoff bet, and Kopp called. The pot by then had reached about 30,000.
The river brought the . Kopp sat for about a minute, then checked, and his opponent quickly bet 20,000. Kopp thought another half-minute, then made the call.
His opponent tossed his hand ahead of himself face up -- . Kopp showed for aces, and took the pot. "I guess 30 would have done it?" asked Kopp's opponent, but the 12th-place finisher in the 2009 Main Event didn't answer one way or the other.
Kopp is stacking up 213,000 as he readies for the dinner break.