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Rewinding back a few days to when we were on the money bubble in the PokerStars Championship Barcelona Main Event, a hand between Patrick Leonard and Luigi Shehadeh up on the feature table became a huge social media talking point.

If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out below.


Many players responded to the hand, particularly on Twitter. Team Pro Andre Akkari (who was at the table during the hand) said:

Daniel Negreanu played devil’s advocate:

Before Leonard and Negreanu met up in person and hashed things out:

Now, Leonard has posted a video discussing “that hand” in detail, so who better to explain it than the man himself.

Anyway, no harm was done in the end. Having watched Leonard play in the toughest line-ups for the past few years, we here at the PokerStars Blog don’t believe he was angle shooting. Having said that, we understand how it could seem that way.

If you’re looking to see a REAL angle shoot though, who could forget this one from the 2011 EPT Grand Final Madrid:

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