We know at least one player who's going home with a bad beat story. Hopefully his friends won't charge him to hear it. Charles Chua opened the pot preflop with a raise to 5,000, bringing a call from Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier before the big blind reraised to 16,600. Only Chua called.
The flop came . The big blind checked to Chua, who bet 20,000, then called. Both players checked the turn. On the river, the big blind led out for 24,000. Chua deliberated briefly before shiping it all in. The big blind snap-called.
A roar went up from players around the table as the hands were opened. The big blind table for a full house. Only one hand could beat him, and Chua had it -- for quads.
With that massive pot, Chua has jumped to 266,000.