When we arrived at Table 365, the flop was . Phil Laak had 1,500 sitting in front of him, Jean-Robert Bellande had 6,000, and Talal Shakerchi had an identical 6,000. Laak folded.
The turn was the . Bellande quickly fired out 10,000 and Shakerchi tanked for less than 30 seconds before calling.
The river was a repeat five — the — and Bellande immediately splashed 14,000 in front of him. Shakerchi made another insta-call, and Bellande revealed for top pair. It was no good against Shakerchi's , however, and the British high roller won the pot.