The spectators found those hidden reserves of energy as Brandon Steven opened for 1,175,000 and Matthew Jarvis moved all in behind him. When action came back to Steven he called all in for 8.5 million total. All in and call!
What would normally be not much cause for excitement -- players showing down the same hand -- nevertheless still had spectators in the feature table area shouting for particular suits. After all, it was the most action anyone had seen in hours. With calls for suits peppering the air, the dealer put out a flop.
The gallery let out a collective "awwww," as the flop came three suits and ensured a chop. On they play...