And of course by life, I mean the rest of the week.
The hand went down at a deep-stacked, six-max, $200/$400 game on Full Tilt Poker. It started out with Ariel "FoxwoodsFiend" Schneller, fresh off doing a wicked interview with yours truly, raising the pot to $1,400.
durrrr flat-called on the button and patatino three-bet to $8,000 from the small blind. FWF got out of the way and durrrr smooth-called.
The flop came down 4♥ 3♣ 7♣. patatino overbet the pot, betting $40,000 into $17,800. durrrr tanked before jamming all-in for $137,661.
patatino calls off his last $84,691 and shows A♣ A♥. Much to his chagrin Tom "walks on wadurrrr" Dwan flips up 7♠ 3♠ for a miraculous two pair.
The turn adds insult to injury with the 3♥, and the river seals the deal with the 5♣.
I propose that while everyone else has to make their best five-card hand, durrrr should be handicapped and only allowed four cards to make his hand.
This will rule out straights, flushes and full houses for him and I think that would put a little excitement back in the game for everyone else.
If that were the case and durrrr could only make a four-card hand, then justice would actually be served on the turn. durrrr would be stuck with his two pair, sevens and threes, with no possibility of improving, and patatino would be the winner with his hand, aces and threes.
The universe would correct itself and I could finally get some sleep knowing it doesn't allow 600BB, $260,000 pots to be won by 7♠ 3♠.
That's it. I'm e-mailing Full Tilt now.
If you have a heart, or would like to see high-stakes poker become fair again, I suggest you do the same.
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