The 2015 nine kicked off with a whimper, not a bang november. In the first day of play Sunday night, the main focus had been on players tanking and acting as if they had little fascination with actually playing poker.
Patrick Chan found the WSOP Main Event final table Sunday with a tiny stack that lasted exactly two hands.
Federico Butteroni’s crowd looks in since the Italian found himself all in at the November Nine with a hand dominated by chip frontrunner Joe McKeehen. (Image: ESPN broadcast of WSOP)
Chan woke up with K♠Q♣ in the blind that is small facing an all-in bet by overwhelming chip leader Joe McKeehen. After consideration, Chan made the phone call with just 16 blinds that are big. In a near coin-flip situation, it was McKeehen securing to bust the stack that is short.
The excitement during the final table began and ended with that hand. More than five hours later on, as soon as the session concluded, viewers were left wondering whether all the players were just looking to move up the pay slots, or were really interested in winning the competition.
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, particularly Stern. Neuville took approximately 10 seconds to act almost every time after looking at his cards, even though he hardly ever played a hand.
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