We watched one player raise to 650 from early position and Clinton Alford reraise all-in for his last 3,450 from the hijack. The player in the cutoff also decided to move all-in and the original raiser got out of the way.
With big slick against a pocket pair, the players found themselves in the classic race situation. The flop of was a good one for Alford and the on the turn kept him in the lead. After the arrived on the river, his pair of nines had held up for the double.