In early position, a player limps into the pot for 400 chips, only to see a raise from Rafe Furst behind him. He makes the call, and the two men see the flop roll out
. Action passes to Furst, who makes a continuation bet of 2,000. His opponent check-raises to 8,000, drawing a re-raise from Furst, who pushes out a total of 18,000 chips. Without much delay, the culprit moves all in over the top of Furst, having him covered by a few thousand.
Rafe Furst goes deep into the tank, fidgeting in his chair with a smug look on his face. He pries for a little info, inquiring about the nationality of his opponent, who is French-American. "I have a big hand... Flush draw, huh?"
"Maybe," says his opponent, with a slight smirk.
The clock is called on Furst, and he is told he has one minute left to act. After just 10 or 15 seconds though, Furst grabs his remaining chips and slides them forward with both hands, turning over
for middle set. "Good read," says his opponent, tabling
. The drama ends quickly as the
falls on fourth street, making Furst a boat and leaving the other player drawing completely dead to the river, which was a meaningless
Furst has been slow and steady today, and that big pot doubles him all the way up to 86,000 chips.