A player sporting a stack of about 80,000 who had just been moved to the table a hand before opened with a UTG raise to 600, and three players called behind him. Maynard Little then made it 2,100 to go from the button, and everyone got out except the original raiser.
The flop came . Little's opponent checked, Little bet 4,200, and his opponent called. The turn then brought the . And some fireworks.
Little's opponent checked again, and Little fired a bet of 6,500. His opponent responded by check-raising big to 28,000. Little paused, then declared he was all in for about 80,000 total. His opponent -- covered by about 5,000 by Little -- made the call.
Little showed for top set while his opponent had for both a flush draw and an open-ended straight draw. The river brought the , giving Little a boat and sending his opponent railward.
Little pushes way up to 170,000 with that hand, the biggest stack in the immediate vicinity by far, and perhaps all around thus far on Day 1d.