A-5 Triple Draw
David Eichhorn picked the game of A-5 Triple Draw.
"You're supposed to pick the least-volatile game and you picked the most," Matusow said.
"I thought very carefully about this," Eichhorn said.
On the first hand, Eichhorn raised. Racener made it three bets, and Eichhorn called.
Eichhorn took one, while Racener took two. On the second draw, Eichhorn took one again, while Racener took two again. On the last draw, Eichhorn stood pat, while Racener thought, then took one.
"I might be drawing dead," Racener said. Eichhorn showed . Racener tried to muck his cards but this caused some controversy at the table, since an all-in-and-call must have both hands shown in order to prevent collusion. Eventually, the players at the table decided to let it go and Racener's hand was mucked.
"You think I'm trying to give him chips?" Racener asked. "Trust me, no one wants to win this tournament more than me."