WSOP Tweet Relief: All Hell Breaks Loose

Nikolai Yakovenko
Yakovenko: Shafted of not shafted?

In case you missed it, one of the most unusual and controversial hands at the 2012 WSOP went down last night in the $50k Players Championship.

Check the full blow-by-blow of the hand from our live coverage last night for the details, but the long and the short of it is this:

Shaun Deeb, Abe Mosseri and Nikolai Yakovenko got involved in a massive three-way Pot-Limit Omaha hand.

Thirty minutes and two different floor rulings later Deeb had tripled up, Mosseri was one of the chip leaders and Yakovenko was out of the tournament despite never actually saying he was all in.

Oh, and Phil Ivey ended up involved somehow.

It's a weird one. And definitely worth reading through closely for the key details.

How did the pro world - and two of the participants - respond to it on Twitter?

Passionately, and on both sides of the argument, as usual:

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