Matt Waxman turned to our reporter and said, "I got 16K, write it down!" but then he went on to lose the very next hand and get knocked back to under 14,000. Our guess is he simply spoke too soon.
The under-the-gun player raised and Waxman called from the very next seat. Action moved all the way around to the small blind and he called before Jeff Shulman folded from the big blind despite getting a decent price. The three players in the hand saw the flop come down and the small blind checked. The preflop raiser bet, Waxman called and then the small blind check-raised for another bet. Both the original raiser and Waxman called.
The was added on fourth street and brought in a third diamond. The small blind bet and both his opponents called. The river completed the board with the . The small blind bet and the next player called before Waxman also stuck in the chips. The small blind tabled the for nut-nut and scooped the pot.