Online superstar Daniel "Jungleman" Cates has been among the big stacks all day, and so has Danny Illingworth. The two were seated at the same table, and while they stayed out of each other's way for four levels, they just collided in what is by far the biggest pot of the day.
It began when opened for 1,000 and Illington three-bet to 3,100. Action folded back to Cates and he pushed back with a four-bet to 7,000, which Illingworth called. When the flop fell , Cates checked and Illingworth bet 8,100. Cates made the call and then checked after the dealer burned and turned the .
Illingworth took the opportunity to bet again, this time 12,000, and then Cates woke up with a check-raise to 30,000. Illingworth thought for a few moments before making the call and the was put out on the river. Cates, who barely had his opponent covered, proceeded to move all in and Illingworth quickly called off for roughly 45,000.
Cates tabled the for trips fives with an ace kicker, and disheartened Illingworth rolled over the for trips fives but with an inferior kicker. The table was stunned at the sudden turn of events, and as Cates stacked a hefty pile of chips, Illingworth made a beeline for the door.