A huge three-way preflop all-in hand just happened over at Table 383 in the Amazon Room.
By the time the betting had completed before the flop, a short-stacked player was all in for his last 35,000 or so with , Jonathan Tamayo was also all in for 177,500 with , and Bryce Yockey was there as well having both of his opponents covered and holding .
The dealer burned a card and spread the flop , giving the short-stacked player a set and causing him to yell "Hold!" repeatedly while the remaining community cards were delivered.
The turn brought the , and the set of fours were still best, with Yockey still standing to earn a big side pot and knock out Tamayo. Then came the river… the ! A better set for Tamayo! The short-stacked player let out a groan before departing, and Yockey also expressed frustration at seeing both of his opponents hit sets while missing out on a huge pot.
Tamayo, meanwhile, sat back in his chair with his baseball cap over his face, no doubt hiding a huge expression of relief at having his tourney life saved by that river two-outer.