“The Poker Brat Phil Hellmuth talks about losing over half a million dollars to the ever so lucky Phil Ivey in a chinese poker game playing for one (and later on two) thousand dollars per point. Now, anyone who knows the game of Chinese poker a tiny bit knows that’s a huge amount of cash to be playing chinese for — resulting in Phil pretty much offloading a house there…”
Superstar gambler Sam Farha flop a straight AND a flush draw, and Phil gets sucked in with his set. Mike The Mouth takes a stab at the pot with what Jamie Gold would call top/top, but releases quickly. Sammy moves all-in, Phil calls after some hesitation — and then sucks out. “Oh well,” says Ivey.
A painful beat for Sammy Farha, but he takes it like a man. Good hand.