The 2015 November Nine kicked off by having a whimper, perhaps not a bang. On the first day’s play Sunday night, the main focus was on players tanking and acting as if they had little desire for actually playing poker.
Patrick Chan found the WSOP Main Event final table Sunday with a small stack that lasted exactly two fingers.
Federico Butteroni’s crowd looks in since the Italian found himself all in at the nine with a hand dominated by chip leader Joe McKeehen november. (Image: ESPN broadcast of WSOP)
Chan woke up with K♠Q♣ in the small blind, facing an all-in bet by overwhelming chip leader Joe McKeehen. After careful consideration, Chan made the call with simply 16 big blinds. In a near coin-flip situation, it was McKeehen securing to bust the stack that is short.
The excitement during the table that is final and ended with that hand. More than five hours later, if the session concluded, viewers were kept wondering whether the majority of the players were just searching to move up the pay slots, or were really interested in winning the tournament.
Stern and Neuville Put Viewers on Tilt
36-year-old Ofer that is israeli Zvi and 72-year old Belgian Pierre Neuville received critique from viewers for tanking, especially Stern. Neuville took approximately 10 seconds to act nearly every time after looking at their cards, despite the fact that he hardly ever played a hand.
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