$350+$50+$100 Black Chip Bounty Deep Stack NLH
Level 12: Blinds 800/1600/1600 ante
James A. opened to 5,000 at the end of 11, and it folded around. He showed to the table, and pulled back his chips.
Except there was a problem – seat one had limped from UTG, and James hadn’t noticed.
Awkward. In fact, now, Seat 1 called, and the two were going to play some interesting poker.
. Not the best flop for two jacks, never mind for face up jacks. One led out.
James declared, “Going to keep him honest,” and made the call.
Turn , and now one decided to lead very small, 3,000 into the 20,000 in the middle.
Tough spot for James, but he called again, encouraged by the sizing.
The river was the , and once again James faced a tiny bet of 3,000. Getting better than 9-1, he paid it off.
Miracle. Seat one flipped up , for a naked flop bluff that had turned a draw.
Don’t try this at home.