We came upon this one with about 80,000 in the middle, the board showing , and Sorel Mizzi facing an all-in shove for 289,000 by his opponent sitting to his right. Mizzi had almost exactly that left behind — just a touch less — and so the decision whether or not to call was a crucial one.
Mizzi tanked for a couple of minutes, finally tossing his cards away. "You have a set?" he asked his neighbor, who initially resisted answering. Mizzi then offered further incentive for him to tell.
"I had ," Mizzi said, at which his opponent flipped over his hand — . "Wow," said Mizzi, who then offered a fist bump of congratulations to his neighbor.