When we got to the table, the turn was out, with the board showing . After Piquette had checked, Alex Barbosa had led 27K into a smallish pot, which had been called by Krzysztof Birecki. at that moment, Piquette raised to 84K, which sent Barbosa to the tank. It took him about 15 seconds to let go of the hand, but Birecki called fairly quickly.
The river appeared: . Piquette was acting first, and threw in a couple of chips, amounting to 114K, which was a little under a half-pot bet. Birecki, having already made up his mind, called instantly. Piquette showed with confidence. Birecki shrugged, and tabled his own rivered straight: .
A solid bet on the turn… but was it for value?