Aliaksei Boika raised to 80,000 from under the gun and Eric Hicks three-bet shoved 575,000 from middle position. Paul Fontan, short-stacked, went deep in the tank in the big blind.
"Come on guys, it's a turbo! When am I allowed to call the clock?" an anxious Hicks said, who was already standing up. Eventually, Fontan called all in and Boika snap-called as well.
The flop came down , keeping Boika in the lead. The dealer waited for the cue to deal the turn, which took some time.
"Ahh, this is excruciating!" Hicks said, bouncing around.
The turn was the , giving Fontan a lifeline.
Once again, the dealer took a long pause before revealing the on the river. With that, Boika secured the double knockout.
"All this way just for that," Hicks said before bowing out. Fontan, as the shorter stack, received $24,147, while Hicks finished in 9th place for $30,881.