Miguel Proulx and L.J. Klein had battled for about 45 minutes, with Proulx holding a slim advantage over Klein when the final hand took place.
Klein opened with a raise to 125,000 from the button, and Proulx called. The flop came monotone -- . Proulx checked, Klein bet 75,000, and Proulx took about a half-minute before making the call.
The turn was the . This time Proulx bet out 200,000, and it was Klein's turn to think about it. He, too, took about a half-minute to make his decision, then made the call.
The river was the , and Proulx quickly checked. Klein studied for just a moment, then said he was all-in. Proulx called instantly, turning over for the unbeatable nut flush. Klein's losing hand was rapidly scooped, but it appeared he had for two pair.
Klein finishes as runner-up, and Miguel Proulx is our winner!