We mentioned Martin Staszko is short on chips, but then so are most of the other players on his table. The exception is Ryan Hughes, who seems to be vacuuming up all the chips. He was up to 24,000 at the start of a hand we just witnessed.
Hughes was in the small blind and called an open. The two players saw a flop of and Hughes then check-raised his opponent to 1,300 which was called.
The turn was the and Hughes checked again. His opponent went all in for 2,700 and after a quick look back at his cards, Hughes made the call. His opponent showed , but Hughes was ahead with . The river was the and another pile of chips headed over to the table's big stack.