If you've ever played poker, you've likely dreamed of being dealt pocket Aces when someone else at the table is dealt pocket Kings. It's as decision-less a hand as you'll ever play - both players go all-in and wait to see what happens. But what about being dealt pocket Aces while two players at your table are dealt pocket Kings?
The World Series of Poker Main Event is taking place this week, and one hand - the hand that decided the final table - is going viral.
Nicolas Manion was dealt pocket Aces and raised to $1.5 million, only to be called by both Antoine Labat. Rich Zhu, a third player in the mix, went all-in with $24.7 million in chips. Both Manion and Labat called, obviously.
Manion, in short, prevailed. There was no flush and no straight to be made. Manion nearly tripled up and earned a spot in the final nine. Labat did too, but with a lot less chips. Zhu was eliminated.
You can watch video of the hand below, via Poker Central. It's going viral:
The World Series of Poker Main Event is by far the most popular Texas Hold'em tournament in the world, for good reason. Players come from around the world to take part. There's a $10,000 entrance fee.
Last year's winner, Scott Blumstein, took home $8.15 million.