Under the gun, Jerry Wong opened for 12,000 before William Kassouf, his next door neighbor, three-bet to 33,500. The action folded to Liviu Ignat and he cold four-bet to 60,000 from the hijack. The other players, including Wong, folded and Kassouf called.
Both checked the flop and the fell on the turn. Kassouf started his "speech play", as he likes to call it, with some remarks about getting there. He contemplated what to do for a bit before he decided to move in. It was 120,500 to Ignat.
"You let me get there!" Kassouf said, "I got the nuts! Jack jack. What do you have? Tell me what you have and I'll tell you if I want you to call. I always want a call, I have the nuts. It's nine-high, or pocket jacks. Nothing else. This time I have the jacks" Kassouf rambled on.
Ignat replied every now and then, and eventually did call with the . Kassouf showed, as promised, the .
The river was a blank and Kassouf doubled.