Four players were in the pot for a flop, including cutoff Jacky Wang and button Amit Varma. Wang made the first bet after two checks, tossing 18,500 into the pot. Varma raised to 38,500, driving the other two players out of the hand. Wang called.
Both players checked the turn. Wang also checked the river, then sighed when Varma bet 35,000.
"Queen-jack?" he asked as he called the bet. Varma showed for a rivered set of jacks.
"Or jacks," Wang answered himself. "You're good."
He sighed again. "Ouch."
"Carter, did you double!?" called out Jacky Wang from one of the other two tables remaining in this tournament.
"Yeah, got in ace-six against eights and hit my ace on the turn," replied Gill.
The hand in question was against Antoine Amourette, with the French player now having doubled-up two players early in the day.
We love the entertainment value that Bobo Chen brings to a tournament, but when things get this deep, Bobo’s drawn out stalling can start to rub everyone the wrong way.
We’ve seen the clock called twice on him already today, both times preflop.
Recently Chen three-bet from the small blind to a hefty 50,000 following an opening raise to 11,500 from Sammy Huang on the button. Only problem was that Antonio Martins woke up with a big hand in the big blind and moved all in. Huang folded but Chen went into the tank.
He stood from his chair and pointed to the chips on several occasions before time was eventually called. It was 60,000 more so the price looked attractive but Chen eventually folded his .