Action folded to John Eames in the cutoff, and he raised it up to 6,000. It got around to Bryan Pellegrino in the small blind, and he three bet to 15,000. Eames made the call, and they went heads up to a flop of . Pellegrino led out for 15,000, and Eames took just a few moments before calling.
The turn brought the , and again Pellegrino led out, this time for 36,500. Eames tanked for about 90 seconds before throwing in the call, and the dealer peeled the off on the river. For the third time in a row, Pellegrino led out, this time for 55,000. Again, Eames went into the tank, as this bet represented more then half of his remaining stack. He eventually called, and said, "I have a set," tabling Pellegrino grimaced and let out a sigh, showing that he surely thought was good.
After the hand, Eames rockets all the way up over 300,000, while Pellegrino drops to under 150,000.