Tony Gregg limped in from the cutoff, Connor Drinan called on his left, Bill Klein completed from the small blind, and Erick Lindgren checked in the big blind.
The flop fell , and the action checked to Gregg. He tossed out 215,000, only Drinan called, and the turn was the . Both players checked.
The river was the , and Gregg knuckled again. Drinan fired out 275,000, and Gregg tanked for around 90 seconds before reaching for chips. He wasn't calling, however, rather he check-raised to 960,000.
This sent Drinan into the tank, and after over two minutes, he called.
Gregg turned over for a pair of jacks, but it was no good against Drinan's for a pair of kings.
Despite losing the hand, Gregg broke out into a big smile.
"That could've been worse!" he said.