"I got lucky on the river, right?"... That's how a hand that saw a new chip leader emerge ended, so let us tell you how it began.
Szabolcs Mayer and Thomas Beer each put in 18,500 preflop and took a flop of . Mayer ended up check-calling a bet of 24,000, and then both players checked the turn. When the peeled off on the river, Mayer led out for 50,000 and Beer took about 15 seconds before making the call. Mayer then tabled for a rivered set and Beer slammed the table in disgust.
"I got lucky on the river, right?" Mayer asked as he stacked the big pot.
"Yeah," Beer replied. "It's my own fault."