Preflop action suggested a middle-position open by Tri Nguyen and a defense by Bradley Tomlinson in the big blind, creating a modest pot of about 2,500. The flop came . Tomlinson checked, and Nguyen bet 1,525. Tomlinson then check-raised to 6,000. Nguyen paused a beat, then made it 15,025 to go.
Tomlinson removed his card protector, rechecked his cards, gathered chips, and reraised again to 40,000. After thinking about a half-minute, Nguyen let it go.
Nguyen slips to about 55,000, while Tomlinson chips up around 80,000.