On a flop, Jason Koon check-raised two other players who'd put in 8,000 apiece. He made it 21,000 from the big blind, and only one opponent came along the rest of the way — a gentleman in middle position who we infer was the preflop raiser and flop bettor.
The turn brought the , and Koon continued out with another 32,000. Mr. Opponent spent some time thinking it over as a call on fourth would essentially commit him to the pot. After some time, he double-checked his holdings and slid the call into the middle of the table, leaving about 50,000 behind.
The river was a blank-looking , and Koon didn't need much time to announce his covering all in. Mr. Opponent was smitten, shaking his head and fumbling his chips with a good measure of either confusion or frustration showing visibly. He shrugged a few times as if there wasn't much he could do about his spot, and he pushed the last of his stack across the line.
Koon turned over for the baby set of ducks, and that would earn him the knockout. His opponent showed his , but top pair was second-best all the way. He's out, and Koon chips his way up to about 260,000 with that pot.