Two-time WPT champion Eric Afriat raised from the cutoff to 275,000, Ami Alibay called from the button, and Dan Chalifour defended his big blind.
The flop came , it checked to Alibay who bet 300,000. Only Afriat called.
The turn card was the , Afriat checked and Alibay moved all in. Afriat thought shortly before he called all in for 800,000.
Afriat needed to get lucky with his against Alibay’s .
Afriat called for the “Deuce of clubs. Let me do it one time.”
The dealer obliged as the river was in fact the .
Afriat said, “Wow. Sorry, guys, it’s just my lucky day.”
Eric Afriat – 3,225,000 (26 bb)
Ami Alibay – 6,900,000 (55 bb)