The scene: Delaware Park, Saturday night.
The set up: the 10:00 pm deep stack turbo. $20,000 starting stacks; 15 minute levels
The situation: blinds $1,500 / $3,000. The Poker Barrister has chipped up to $90,000. Chip average is $42,000.
The hand: the Poker Barrister is in the cutoff. Small stack limps for $3,000 and gets called by the chip leader (sitting on over $200,000). The Poker Barrister RAISES to $10,000. Small stack calls. Chip leader re-raises to $40,000. The Poker Barrister shoves. Small stack folds. Chip leader calls. Hero and Chip Leader flip 'em:
Poker Barrister: AA
Chip leader: AJ off
The Flop: 8T9 rainbow.
The Turn: 7
The River: Q
Really? Fuck you, poker.
P.S. how about that Jon Niese? LET'S GO METS!