Phil Hellmuth was just now all in with his tourney life on the line -- a rare occurrence, as we all know. The chips were in and at risk by the turn with the board showing . Hellmuth stood by his chair over his tabled cards -- for a Broadway straight. Meanwhile, his opponent had for two pair.
Play was paused as the camera folk hastily fell into place, and after some delay the dealer was instructed to resume. He burned a card and delivered the river -- the .
"Yes!" said Hellmuth as he sat back down. He's now at 72,000.