Robert Shortway opened to 75,000, Steve Merrifield three-bet to 160,000, and the action folded back to Shortway who moved all in for 1.072 million. Merrifield snapped it off.
"Queeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeen!" Merrfieild's rail shouted. "Queeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeen!"
The flop - .
"Five!" someone yelled.
Indeed, Merrifield could chop with running straight cards, but the on the turn ended that dream. Only a king would do the trick, but the river was a meaningless . Shortway shipped a massive double, while Merrifield is still comfortably over a million in chips.