Matt Stout is the life of the party over at Table 4 now. He has seldom been without a smile on his face in the last two levels, and he has his whole table in good spirits.
Well, almost his whole table. Working with a short stack of just 10,300, a player moved all in from early position.
"I can't even think about how many times I'm going to have to double you up," joked Stout from the big blind. When the action folded around to him, he glanced briefly at his cards before putting in the extra amount, having his man covered by a mile.
"I kinda hope you win this," Stout admonished as the all-in player stood from his chair. With the betting closed, and one player's tournament life hanging in the balance, the dealer ran out the board:
. Both players made the straight on the board, but Stout's king played on the top end, and he claims another victim.
"I'm sorry," apologized Stout. "I run so good. I run unreal."
No joke, Matt.