EPT London: It could have been a beautiful friendship...

As I stood beside Isabelle's table she and Bengt Sonnert tangled in a hand. On an Ace high board Isabelle bet the river. Bengt thought for a while and then folded, he told her, "I don't like you now!" Isabelle, "Why not?" Bengt, "You took my chips!"

Isabelle smiled, then after a moment, "Do you have a girlfriend?"

When Bengt paused, contemplating his answer to this rather forward question, a nearby player got impatient, "Can I ask you if you have a girlfriend?"

Bengt replied, "No, I don't have a girlfriend..."

Isabelle smiled and played with her chips. Bengt and Isabelle are the beautiful people of the poker world, was romance about to blossom at the London EPT?

It seems not today... Bengt Sonnert goes all-in. Isabelle Mercier, a little sadly announces, "I will call."

Isabelle turns over KK. Bengt shows AT...

Bengt is out. Isabelle looks disappointed, "I liked the guy" she says, "was working on a date..."

They could have been a beautiful couple...

Brad Willis
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