Hellmuth Traps Himself
Level 12 : 100-100, 800 ante
Phil Hellmuth called an opponent's bet of 5,300 on the turn of a board. The river brought the and Hellmuth checked again. His opponent bet 5,200 this time, and Hellmuth didn’t look happy about it.
“The one time I try to trap all day” he said, counting out the calling chips. After a minute he put in the call and mucked when he saw his opponent show for a straight.
“I should have just mucked on the river… it would have been so spectacular” was Hellmuth’s final word on that hand.