Craig Laben made a raise from under the gun. The action was folded all the way around to Sean Nguyen in the big blind, who made the call. The flop came down . Nguyen checked and Laben tossed out a bet. Nguyen check-raised and Laben decided to three-bet it. Nguyen made the call.
The action slowed down a bit as it went check-check on a turn of . When the fell on the river, Nguyen made one last bet that Laben called. Nguyen showed for a rivered pair of fives. That was enough to cause Laben to slide his cards into the muck, knocking him down to around 60,000 in chips.
The very next hand Laben got his remaining chips all in against Thomas Jamieson:
Laben spiked the card he needed as the board ran out .
Laben is now sitting with 120,000 and Jamieson is at 170,000.