Dan O'Brien and Sam Trickett wasted little time in playing a big pot here in the first level with the blinds at 50-75. We caught up with the action on the flop of . Trickett was first to act and had bet 800. O'Brien put out the call and off to fourth street they went.
The fell on the turn and Trickett fired again, wagering 2,300. O'Brien was right there with him with another call to see the complete the board on the river. Trickett took his time and then bet 10,500, with 450 behind. O'Brien began to tank before saying, "This is a fun hand." The two engaged in a bit of chatter back and forth where O'Brien mentioned he had a pair and that it was a petty good hand, but not a great one. Trickett responded by asking which pair and that spawned some laughter from the table.
After a bit more in the tank, O'Brien finally gave it up. Trickett thought about showing while he raked his chips and then revealed the , claiming, "I just blew up."