William Thorson must have thought he had the right conditions for a big blind squeeze. He saw John Dolan open for 375,000 and John Racener and Brandon Steven both call in position. Thorson had , not the worst hand in the case of a call. He moved in for about 5.0 million total. Dolan and Steven folded, but Racener did not. He called with a concealed monster, .
But Thorson and Racener were going to get a sweat after a flop of gave Thorson a diamond flush draw. "Black deuce!" called out a spectator on the rail. Sure enough, the turn came . It was another black card on the river, , that sent Thorson home in 22nd place.
After the river came down, Racener immediately pointed up at the spectator on the elevated rail who had called for a black deuce. "That's my boy!" he seemed to say. Then he shook Thorson's hand and collected his chips.