After a total of three bets preflop, we found Garry Smith all in against Tom Brownscombe and Daniel Idema. The flop fell . Brownscombe checked to Idema bet into a sidepot of about 2,500. Brownscombe made the call. The turn brought the and it once again went check-bet-call. The fell on the river and, predictably, Brownscombe checked to Idema who fired one more bet that Brownscombe eventually called after some posturing.
Idema tabled the for top pair and Brownscombe frustratedly sent his cards into the muck. Garry Smith flipped over his to let everyone know that he had Idema crushed preflop, and dejectedly gathered his belongings for his trek to the rail.
This hand brings Idema's chip count up to 153,000 and his has become our chip leader.