We happened upon the action with around 200,000 in the pot and a board reading . Alex Lindop had bet 67,000 — leaving himself 120,000 or so back — and Dinesh Alt raised all in for roughly 200,000 from the hijack.
Mitch Johnson was in the cutoff and thought a long time before releasing his hand.
"If I hadn't played with you yesterday I would definitely fold," Lindop told Alt. The man from the UK then thought for a solid minute before calling off.
"Nuts," Alt said and tabled the . Lindop shook his head up and down and showed the . Some other players at the table commented that it was a tough spot to get away from, but then Johnson said that he had folded aces.
No one believed him, so he reached over and turned over his discards — .
"Wow," Shyam Srinivasan said, "Just wow." His sentiments were echoed by several other players at the table.