In a repeat of what had become a common occurrence today, we witnessed a hand which needed dealer supervision to assure that the players had things sorted out correctly.
After getting it all-in with his for king-high on a board of , Bill Ellis was discouraged to see he was trailing the of his opponent. Looking for a king or ten on the river to take the pot, Ellis watched as the dealer delivered the and stood up to depart the table.
It took the dealer's patient explanation, and the encouragement of his fellow players, to convince Ellis that he had actually chopped the pot with the full house on board. Ellis retook his seat with a sheepish grin and exchanged a friendly fist pound with his opponent before resuming his tournament.