We arrived at Antonio Esfandiari's table as the all-time WSOP earnings leader was deep in the tank on the flop. With the board reading , his lone opponent had checked, and Esfandiari had bet 2,150. His opponent then check-raised to 6,000 and Esfandiari spent about three more minutes considering his options. He eventually decided to call, and the dealer turned the . Action checked to Esfandiari, who bet out 6,100. Now it was his opponent's turn to tank, and after thinking a minute, he pushed his cards toward the dealer and yielded the pot.
The hand brings Esfandiari back above his starting stack, and he now sits with 32,000.