Originally Posted by _dogmeat
Grow the **** up. She made the best possible decision. And that's that. There's no room for emotions for some random guy when you have a chance to double up in front of you.
Just because we play poker does not mean we need to become heartless assholes, 3000 euro or whatever it was means little to her, while it might have meant something to the guy.
What she did is not the same thing we do at the poker table, not by far. I have no idea what the game is about, but i guess that guy had to have done some work to get that pot or whatever it is. If you see a guy dropping his wallet and there is no one around, you take it, you see 1000$ in it, you have 1000$ yourself, do you put it in your pocket and walk away just because you can double up?
Now, when you sit at the table, whatever money you have at the table is no longer yours until you walk away. You are there to take everyones money and they are there to take yours, everyone knows that no one can be trusted at the table, and everyone knows they might lose their money. This is not the same and i very much doubt that she will get a lot of respect for doing that.
When I take someone money at the poker table I know i beat them fair and square, same thing when I lose, while this is simply a cheap shot for some TV time that will not be appreciated by most, not even poker players.