EPT Prague: You can't win 'em all
Two people won't be on Peter Eastgate's Christmas card list. One of them is Stuart Rutter, the English player who has just knocked out the World Champion from EPT Prague. The other is the idiot reporter who just bounded up the the World Champion and said: "Peter, can you tell me how you just busted please?"
"Well, I had ace-king under-the-gun," he told me. "I opened for 525 and the big blind defended. He was the only one. The flop came A-Q-8 and I bet 1,000 and he called. The turn was a 3c, meaning there were now two clubs out there, and I bet 2,000. He called. And the river was a six and I put it all in, 7,500. He called."
Rutter flipped A-3 for two pair. Eastgate's A-K was no good. Within five minutes, the Dane was at the bar, a bottle of Budvar in his hand. Good man.