Han Hoai of the Sun Coast Casino in Vegas picked up a nice pot at the end of the first level of play. He raised in the cutoff position to 300 with three limpers ahead of him. The under-the-gun player re-raised all in for 425. Under the gun plus one called, the hijack folded, and Hoai called.
The flop showed . The first player checked, Hoai bet 850 and his opponent folded, leaving Hoai heads up with the all-in player. Hoai flipped up and his opponent showed . The board ran out , .
Hoai's nines held up and he sits with around 3,100 chips in front of him.