14 hands in to the money bubble, and David Valdez opens for 17,000, Ian Kalman calls, and Dee Timmons (above) moves all in for her last 34,000. Valdez (below) calls and Kalman tanks for about 90 seconds before making the call and two players are putting Timmons at risk on the money bubble.
The flop is , and both players check.
The turn is , Valdez slides out a single stack of orange 5000's, the last of his chips, Kalman makes the call to put Valdez at risk and the dealer calls for all three hands to be exposed.
Timmons - for top pair
Kalman - for a Queen-high flush
Valdez - for the nuts, both Kalman and Timmons are drawing dead.
Timmons, 3rd place at HPT Fresno in 2014, is the bubble in the Season XII $2500 Championship Event.
Valdez, in on a $85 satellite, is up to 150,000.
Kalman is at 245,000.
Level - 19
Blinds - 4000/8000
Antes - 1000
Players Left - 45 in the money