Event #7 $50,000 Short Deck
All the chips flew in preflop (a preflop raise being extremely rare during this extended heads up session, let alone jams), but it turned out that the match-up was vs. : no change in the stacks.
The last few hands have seen Phil Ivey pull away from Michael Soyza, but a bit of help from the deck didn’t hurt on the last one. No action (apart from a preflop call) until the turn of a board, when Ivey checked his and faced a bet of 300,000 from Soyza who’d turned a straight with . Ivey check-raised to 1,200,000 and Soyza just elected to call. The river was the , making Ivey’s nine good for the same straight (he check-snap-called Soyza’s 2,000,000 river bet).