David Tuthill shoved all in from the cutoff for just over 1 million, and Michael Finstein called immediately upon seeing his cards in the big blind.
It was a classic race, and Tuthill stayed ahead on the , but Finstein had added outs with a gutshot. The added even more outs for Finstein, since he would win if the board paired. Tuthill looked at the ceiling and took a deep breath as if anticipating the end.
"Three of clubs," someone from his rail shouted.
Close, but just as good was the river card.
The next hand, Bryan Devonshire opened for 130,000 in middle position and got three-bet to 375,000 by Finstein, now in the small blind. Devonshire four-bet to 775,000, and Finstein called after a long thought. Two checks followed the , though Devonshire took a long time before he passed. The turn led to another quick check from Finstein, and Devonshire quickly moved all in. Finstein folded instantly.