Poker star’s $156m blunder
English amateur John Hesp, usually a caravan salesman, was on the run of his life at the Las Vegas poker event, with just under 100 million in chips. That’s when he ran into a fateful hand against American Scott Blumstein, who had about 77 million in chips.
Hesp drew suited ace-10 against Blumstein’s pocket aces. The Englishman was in deep trouble – then virtually gone when an ace came out on the flop, and drawing dead for the ugliest beat of his life when a 10 appeared on the turn. “Oh my goodness, I don’t like the look of this,” the commentator said. “He must think he has the absolute best hand.”
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