Two of the more talkative players in the game find themselves seated next to one another at Table 440. Maurice Hawkins is sitting in Seat 1 and Dwyte Pilgrim is to his left in Seat 2. Hawkins found himself with a near triple-up early on, then would add a few more chips to his stack shortly thereafter.
Hawkins opened the action to 17,000 then called an all-in reraise of a short stack. Hawkins had and his opponent held , but Hawkins took the lead when the flop came . The on the turn would give Hawkins's opponent more outs, but the river was the to give Hawkins a full house.
The hand before that saw Scott O'Reilly open the action for 17,000 and Hawkins call. Pilgrim raised it to 73,000 and O'Reilly moved all in. Hawkins joked "am I even here. Do these two see me here?" before folding. Pilgrim quickly called tabling . O'Reilly held . The board ran out and Hawkins gave Pilgrim a congratulatory high-five as Pilgrim let out a deep breath and said "they musta forgot! they musta forgot!"
Pilgrim was down to just 3,000 late last night and now has moved over the half-million mark in chips.