High Stakes Poker Season 7 – The highlights of Episode 2 (video poker)
In the first episode of the 7th season of the show High Stakes Poker, the pros were measured from wealthy businessmen in huge pots. Vanessa Selbst, a victim of a meeting, in particular, was for his expenses over par when his was done by destroying the three 3s flopped Phil Ruffin. David Peat, armed with a pair and a flush draw, went for his aces cracked by Bill Klein. The action did nothing to slow in the second episode, especially when the final hand in which two pros have played a pot of $ 600,000!
Croak coat the winning hand
During the first hand of the episode, limp with Peat in early position. Antonio Esfandiari also pays the button with . Robert Croak and Ruffin located in the blinds with and . The flop grave. Croak check, Ruffin opens at $ 3,000 and is payable by all his opponents.
The falls on the turn and four players conduct a check. The fell on the river gives a color to Croak. Ruffin put $ 50,000 into a pot of $ 16,000 Croak ejecting the coup. Ruffin proudly shoots his fifth before a Croak confessing that he had referred in the muck color to the amazement of Selbst and Esfandiari.
Peat crack the Kings Klein
Selbst opens at $ 2.500 in early position with . Pay with Esfandiari the hijack and Klein is content to pay the small blind with . Peat, equipped with decided to protect his big blind and is directly set on the flop . Klein check, far from suspecting that his trap is about to turn against him. Peat opens directly to $ 5.500. Selbst and Esfandiari go to bed and makes a Kelin 3bet to $ 15,000 paid by Peat.
The falls on the river, Lein sends a second barrel to $ 20,000, paid by Peat completely relaxed. The falls on the River. Klein put $ 40,000 leaving Peat think a long time before making a simple call that allows him to cash a $ 160.800 pot!
“I do not take money to good works” when her colleagues responded Peat table asked him why he had not raised on the River.
“You’re a real nit,” he retorted Vanessa Selbst.
David Peat posed an option at $ 1,600, Barry Greenstein opened at $ 5.100 with and Ruffin was conducting a call with the small blind. Peat defended his option to see the dealer return a flop . The players checked to Greenstein who was making a continuation bet of $ 8,000. Ruffin jettait his hand and proceeded to call Peat.
Both players check on the fell on the turn. The fell on the river and Peat took the initiative on a very bad timing by betting $ 2,000. Greenstein instantly re-raised to $ 20,000 and Peat decided to follow before being won by an apparent confusion when Greenstein felled the trips to victory.
Bill Klein was on a limp with Peat and re-raised to $ 3,500 with . Selbst also paid with Ruffin and completed the big blind with . Klein paid in turn, naturally. Players check on the flop before Peat opens at $ 8,000. . Selbst threw his cards, but Klein Ruffin followed surprised everyone by boosting to $ 23,000. Ruffin decided to follow, forcing him to abandon the coup Peat. The fell on the turn and was checked by both players. Ruffin Checker on the new fell on the river. Klein banked $ 29,000 before getting on to relaunch $ 69.200 by his opponent and throwing his cards.
High Stakes Legends
Heading High Stakes Legends was dedicated during this episode 2 to Benny Binion, founder of the famous Horseshoe Casino in Las Vegas hosted for 30 years the World Series of Poker. The Horseshoe also welcomed the cash games very juicy attended by the world’s best players.
Peat magnifying a bluff over $ 150,000
Ruffin with limp Peat was trying to isolate his opponent by raising to $ 3,500 with . The other players gave up the shot but not Ruffin who decided to put up any resistance. Ruffin also decided to open directly on the flop Peat and conducting a call.
The fell on the turn and Ruffin sent a second volley of $ 20,000 into a pot of $ 19,000. Peat was doing a spectacular recovery to $ 50,000 in total bluff and Ruffin paid instantly. The fell on the river and Ruffin played this time prudence check. Peat does not dismantled and banked $ 100,000. To everyone’s surprise, Ruffin decided to pay with his extremely poorly King and Peat kicked, shocked, ashamed slaughtered his bluff failed.
Kara Scott Ruffin asked if he had not felt ultimately defeated by Peat under the hand characterized by a dangerous board. Ruffin replied: “No, never, he could have anything on this one and I was more in the $ 600,000 stack, so it was an easy call!
Suck Out $ 600K standard
Antonio Esfandiari was opening with $ 2,500 under the gun, Ruffin paid with Peat with Selbst and with . Greenstein completed the big blind with .
Selbst and Greenstein were conducting a check. Esfandiari was opening at $ 6.200 and Peat have found a pair of paying 6. Greenstein retorted with a check-Raised to $ 30,000. Esfandiari returned to him over a 4-bet to $ 106,000. Peat deviated logically the coup while Greenstein sent the carpet with his set of 4 flopped.
“Is that takes the turn and river twice?” Esfandiari asked while pushing so Ntap also in the middle.
Both players were competing for a pot of $ 593.900, the largest of Season 7. Greenstein, misguided, declined the “run it twice”. Esfandiari touched his flush on the fell directly on the turn. Greenstein had only expected a doubling of maps of the river on board. This was unfortunately an innocent Esfandiari which allowed to grant itself the monster pot.