Alexandre Carpentier, Ian Tang and Armand King, AKA the Oyster king all limped into a hand at table 34.
When the flop came down, . Alexandre bet 1,000. Ian called, and Armand mucked.
When the dealer revealed the turn, , Alexandre bet 2,500. After a couple moments of pondering, Ian splashed his call into the pot.
The river was dealt, . Both players checked.
When Alexandre turned his hole cards, , Ian couldn’t match his opponent’s two pair, and tossed his cards, face down, back to the dealer.
When I returned to the table to take Alexandre’s photo, Muto Katsuhiro and the Oyster King were engaged in a heads up duel that Katsuhiro won with three kings. The player immediately to Muto’s left, Monica Du, smiled at Muto, who was on the verge of busting. “Lucky you, now you can stay here and enjoy the pizza that you just ordered.”