Une main jouée hier par Faraz "the Toilet" Jaka, je vous laisse apprécier ce call:9:09pm: Faraz Jaka is a sick, sick man
Back in 2004, Ellix Powers etched himself a spot in poker history with his roaring exclamation of "He called me with jack high! JACK HIGH!"
after playing a hand against Jim McManus in a WSOP limit hold'em event.
Well, Mr. Powers, Faraz Jaka just called for half his stack with an even worse holding. And he was right
. You want to talk about soul-reading? Talk to the man otherwise known as "the-toilet."
The hand started off inconsequentially enough, Jaka opening for 2,000 from under the gun and earning two calls. The flop came down
. Jaka led out for 5,200 and one opponent called. The turn came the
Jaka bet another 5,200. His opponent tanked for a bit before making a sloppy call, one of his chips rolling off the table. The river brought the
, putting a possible flush on board.
Jaka asked his opponent how much he had behind. The man cut down the 9,700 remaining in his stack. Jaka paused, then checked. His opponent instantly moved all-in.
It was nearly half of Jaka's remaining chips to make the call. He didn't look like he wanted to do it. But Jaka sensed that something was amiss. He tossed in the 9,700 and the hands were revealed.
"You are the sickest man alive!"
"That is the sickest hand I've seen live!"
"Oh my God!"
"Oh my GOD!"
Jaka's tablemates were utterly aghast as the hole cards went on their backs. Jaka's now-busted opponent slinked away as Mr. Soul-Read stacked up his 75,000 in chips.
"You put him on 8-7? Really?" asked one of his tablemates.
"Either that or a flush draw," Jaka shrugged.