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I was at commerce casino playing 100nl (blinds 2/3). I had a decent read on a player, he was looking at his watch frequently, after his beer buzz was wearing off. He was opening with a wider range than everyone else. I had about $200 he had more like $300, he was the button I was the big blind. I had KJ suited the flop came Q-J-10


I flopped opened ended broadway draw, and hit mid pair. He was betting all three streets (so small he priced me in) The river Ace (s/o Barry Green stein 'Ace on the river' lol)
I hit the nutter butter Ace high broadway straight. Maybe he had two pair maybe a set (doubt it) but there was no flush or paired board (I had the nuts) a few players wanted to see a flop and got pushed out. it was about $300 or so in the pot maybe a bit less.

I check to him he bets like quarter pot. I wait, and wait. trying to look like I was unsure.....and it worked!

I said "All-in"
He snap called "Call"

I show, He's in awe confused even, then mucks. But he doesn't slide over the remainder chips!!
The dealer says "Sir, your chips"
He said "What do mean?"
Dealer said "You said call"

This piece of work looked at me and "Are you sure I said call?"
I didn't want any problems, just wanted my chips.
I said "Lets let the floor handle this."
A few players couldn't believe what this dude was trying to pull but stayed out of it. (I don't blame them)
The dealer explained to the pit-boss and then made the villain (emphasis on the word lol) forfeit the $140- $170 that he had tried to keep. the pot was over $650,
No harm no foul. I gave the dealer like $30 @ least.


Look, I have seen players insult each other, argue and threaten each other. That mentality will throw you off your game and even get you thrown out, banned in some instances.
So, at times you just have to let the casino do their job!:D
 
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You did the right thing and the dealer had you're back so you got the remainder of what he owed you that was the good thing about it. Did he play like a dumb a-- against you the rest of the time you guys you were up aginst each other after that? I had people do that against me. Acting like I did something wrong instead of them trying to chest me out of chips/money.
Crazy how some people try to turn it around on you and make it out like you were the one that did the wrong doing.
 
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I'll always allow the floor to do their job , that's what theyre paid for. I will also however Poke the bear after a confrontation like this one. If that dude is being that much of a dweeb to try and screw someone out of money then I will definitely start poking small remarks his way to again catch him off his game. That's just me however as a player. Don't be a douche , Everybodys there for the same purpose , why try and be a cheat? Good job on the patience and not getting all bent because of it.
 
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You did the right thing and the dealer had you're back so you got the remainder of what he owed you that was the good thing about it. Did he play like a dumb a-- against you the rest of the time you guys you were up aginst each other after that? I had people do that against me. Acting like I did something wrong instead of them trying to chest me out of chips/money.
Crazy how some people try to turn it around on you and make it out like you were the one that did the wrong doing.


I've seen exactly what your speaking about, in my case naa, he bolted outta there. Thanks for the response and insight!

I'll always allow the floor to do their job , that's what theyre paid for. I will also however Poke the bear after a confrontation like this one. If that dude is being that much of a dweeb to try and screw someone out of money then I will definitely start poking small remarks his way to again catch him off his game. That's just me however as a player. Don't be a douche , Everybodys there for the same purpose , why try and be a cheat? Good job on the patience and not getting all bent because of it.
Thanks for the response, he shot outta the casino immediately, he was saving face I suppose. haha yeah, I would been on his heels!
 
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This was quite the story when Armenian Mike tried to pull it at the Bike .
https://twitter.com/Joeingram1/status/1005529438786764800
 
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Yeah, always let the floor handle confrontations - even if they (incorrectly) rule against you it's better to be the guy who was chill and, if necessary, left on their own rather than get kicked out and possibly banned! As others have said, this is what they're paid for and what you pay them (in rake) to do for you!
 
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For sure always go with what the floor says. Let them handle it. 100% of the tine
 
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I was at commerce casino playing 100nl (blinds 2/3). I had a decent read on a player, he was looking at his watch frequently, after his beer buzz was wearing off. He was opening with a wider range than everyone else. I had about $200 he had more like $300, he was the button I was the big blind. I had KJ suited the flop came Q-J-10


I flopped opened ended broadway draw, and hit mid pair. He was betting all three streets (so small he priced me in) The river Ace (s/o Barry Green stein 'Ace on the river' lol)
I hit the nutter butter Ace high broadway straight. Maybe he had two pair maybe a set (doubt it) but there was no flush or paired board (I had the nuts) a few players wanted to see a flop and got pushed out. it was about $300 or so in the pot maybe a bit less.

I check to him he bets like quarter pot. I wait, and wait. trying to look like I was unsure.....and it worked!

I said "All-in"
He snap called "Call"

I show, He's in awe confused even, then mucks. But he doesn't slide over the remainder chips!!
The dealer says "Sir, your chips"
He said "What do mean?"
Dealer said "You said call"

This piece of work looked at me and "Are you sure I said call?"
I didn't want any problems, just wanted my chips.
I said "Lets let the floor handle this."
A few players couldn't believe what this dude was trying to pull but stayed out of it. (I don't blame them)
The dealer explained to the pit-boss and then made the villain (emphasis on the word lol) forfeit the $140- $170 that he had tried to keep. the pot was over $650,
No harm no foul. I gave the dealer like $30 @ least.


Look, I have seen players insult each other, argue and threaten each other. That mentality will throw you off your game and even get you thrown out, banned in some instances.
So, at times you just have to let the casino do their job!:D

I don't tip very often, but yes this dealer would get a tip from me on this hand and probably a few after.
If the chips were not in the middle he could have left with them and just been banned from the casino and nothing more.
 
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Well played and very good job handling the situation. It’s inevitably going to the floor to rule on this situation therefore no reason having a pissing match with an opponent who’s been drinking and is trying to weasel out of paying his loss. The dealer should have taken charge (as he did) with the floor so it’s not even a question where you stand. Some players will play an angle as a last ditch effort to stay solvent and in the game. I’ve seen some players that will avoid the confrontation and become agreeable to the villain, which is horrible. It encourages this behavior to continue. Nice job taking care of the dealer who had your back as well. This situation is the exact reason the dealer sweeps all the chips into the pot, avoiding any opportunity. When it’s the river and an all in then a call there isn’t always a chance to collect the chips. Well done and a great example of letting the floor settle any disputes.
 
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This was quite the story when Armenian Mike tried to pull it at the Bike .
https://twitter.com/Joeingram1/status/1005529438786764800
Yesss!!! Great comparison, Armenian Mike tried doing him dirty, wow!:eek:
 
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Yeah, always let the floor handle confrontations - even if they (incorrectly) rule against you it's better to be the guy who was chill and, if necessary, left on their own rather than get kicked out and possibly banned! As others have said, this is what they're paid for and what you pay them (in rake) to do for you!
Exactly! well put Millie!
 
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Well played and very good job handling the situation. It’s inevitably going to the floor to rule on this situation therefore no reason having a pissing match with an opponent who’s been drinking and is trying to weasel out of paying his loss. The dealer should have taken charge (as he did) with the floor so it’s not even a question where you stand. Some players will play an angle as a last ditch effort to stay solvent and in the game. I’ve seen some players that will avoid the confrontation and become agreeable to the villain, which is horrible. It encourages this behavior to continue. Nice job taking care of the dealer who had your back as well. This situation is the exact reason the dealer sweeps all the chips into the pot, avoiding any opportunity. When it’s the river and an all in then a call there isn’t always a chance to collect the chips. Well done and a great example of letting the floor settle any disputes.
Thanks for the complements and the insight, Mike. Thanks for sharing!
 
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I would always let the floor handle this type of situation.

Except if I was playing at The Commerce - it's more of a gamble as to what the floor's determination would be. he he

Man - the things you see at that place!

Good luck !
 
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