Gianluca Speranza raised to 2,500 in the middle position and Shaun Deeb, who was non-stop chatting to his buddies Isaac Haxton and Yevgeniy Timoshenko at the table, suddenly went dead silent after seeing his cards and made the call from the hijack seat. The rest folded, and the two went to the flop.
The dealer opened the . Speranza continued for 2,700, and Deeb called again. The on the turn received no bets, and neither did the on the river. Speranza showed the for a pair of eights, which was good enough to make Deeb muck his hand.