It was a cold deck indeed that pitted two big stacks against each other early on Day 3. Louis Kokernak, with 717,000 chips, found a spot to get them all in having flopped a set with his on a board. The trouble for him was that opponent Todd Keikoan had flopped a higher set with . They both improved to a full house with running fours on the turn and river but after a minute or so's pause to ascertain the larger stack, Kokernak hit the rail.
"That's a tough one," remarked a tablemate, while Kokernak said, "It's been fun."
"Was that, though?" his neighbour asked after Kokernak had gone to collect his prize money, "That hand, was it fun?"