Joseph Cheong opened to 700 from middle position, JC Alvarado three-bet to 2,200 on his direct left, and the action folded back to Cheong, who called.
The flop fell , and both players checked. The turn was the , Cheong led for 3,200, and Alvarado called.
The completed the board, and Cheong tossed out a single blue T5,000 chip. Alvarado called.
"Ace-high," Cheong sighed.
Alvarado flipped over for a pair of queens, and won the pot.