A player opened for 3,000 from the cutoff and found one caller in Jason Alexander from the big.
The flop came and Alexander checked to his opponent, who bet 4,000. Alexander thought a bit and and raised to 8,000. His opponent quickly called.
The turn brought the and Alexander checked again, prompting an 11,000 bet from his opponent. Alexander weighed his options and called again.
The completed the board and Alexander checked again. This time, his opponent checked behind and showed for a rivered flush.
"It's no good, my friend," Alexander said while tabling for the nuts.
"I think the heart saved him," a fellow table-mate said. "I think he goes for it if he misses."
In any case, Alexander's stack has grown to 145,000.