With around 28,000 in the pot and a board reading , McLean Karr bet 16,700 and was called by Eric Baldwin, who left himself just 22,900 behind. When the peeled off on the river, Karr thought for a moment before making a bet large enough to put his opponent all in.
Baldwin snap-called and showed , which was good against the of Karr. Interestingly, the black pocket nines is the same hand Phil Hellmuth used to win the 1989 WSOP Main Event; coincidentally, both Baldwin and Hellmuth are from Wisconsin. If you're looking for useless, yet fun, trivia, there you have it!