We arrived at the table on the turn, with the board showing . Phil Hellmuth and the player to his immediate right were the only players in the hand. Hellmuth checked, and his opponent bet 950 into a pot of over 2,000. Hellmuth elected to call. The river was the , and Hellmuth again checked. This time his opponent bet 2,000, enough to put Hellmuth all-in. The 1989 Main Event winner thought for about a minute before pushing his chips forward. His opponent showed , and Hellmuth was eliminated.