Michael Hunter, on the button, enjoyed an unopened pot and open shoved. It was a surprising decision, considering that he had an over-average stack and that Daniel Deshaies was sitting in the big blind with more than enough chips to keep him honest.
However, it was Shane Gallant who challenged him, from the small blind. He was much lower in chips, but the blinds are climbing rapidly and every bullet counts.
Gallant’s pair prevailed, and he lives to see another hand.