Andy Bloch raised from UTG, Michael Mizrachi called from the small blind and David Oppenheim called from the big blind. The flop was
. Mizrachi and Oppenheim checked to Bloch who bet. Both of them called. The turn was the
. Mizrachi led out and both Oppenheim and Bloch called. The river was the
. Mizrachi bet, Oppenheim folded and Bloch called.
"F*ckin' river" said Mizrachi as he showed
for a flopped two pair that was counterfeited on the river. Bloch tabled
for the same two pair, jacks and fives, but with an ace kicker. No low was possible and Bloch scooped the pot.
"Everyone keeps trying to tell them, 'Don't bluff me!'" laughed Bloch.
Right about then, Mike Matusow and Mike Wattel wandered up to the table.
"Hey, guess who tried to bluff Andy?" Wattel said to Matusow as he pointed to The Grinder.
Matusow exploded with laughter. "You can't bluff Andy!" he said, cackling away. "Who stakes that guy?" he wondered aloud.
Phil Ivey almost imperceptibly looked up at them from under the brim of his baseball cap.