Poker is an emotional game that can be entertaining for both players and spectators. Even though players attempt to maintain control and follow rules of poker etiquette, there have been some hands that have created quite a stir. Here is a look at some of the most controversial hands.
Robbi Jade Lew’s hand made headlines when it occurred during the Hustler Casino Live stream. She was playing jack-high against Garrett Adelstein and won the $269,000 pot. Adelstein, a seasoned veteran with a history of winning big pots, was shocked at the outcome.
Another controversial poker hand was one played by Dario Sanmartino and Nick Marchington during the 2010 World Poker Tour Championship. Sanmartino opened with pocket tens, while Marchington held pocket Queens. At one point, Sanmartino asked for the dealer’s chip count. At the same time, another player realized that Marchington had a big all-in bet for 22 million.
Some players disagree over the meaning of the word “nuts.” It can mean different things to different players. Some say that the best hand is the nut, while others say that it is relative. Still others say that a hand is the “nuts” if it is in fact a “nut” hand. Regardless of its meaning, it can still be confusing.
One of the most famous examples of an erroneous hand is the one where JC Tran accidentally put out a wrong bet. He mistakenly pushed over his cards and ended up losing 32,000. Afterwards, he was mortified and still left with the $36,626.
Another example is Estelle Denis’ hand during the 2009 World Series of Poker. The Frenchwoman, who played at the tournament, failed to protect her cards when the dealer scooped them into the discard pile. In this case, the dealer should have been more careful. It’s not clear whether the dealer was aware that she had a hand.
Another example is the full house. Also called the “full boat,” this hand is a combination of three cards of the same numerical value and two cards of another. A full boat is also a rare hand in poker. It is the highest-ranking hand in the game. It is also considered the best hand in the game.
Another hand that has caused controversy is the 7-7-2 hand. This hand is the rarest to flop. The player who flopped the hand with this combination has the edge. However, it is not a good idea to bet with this hand. It could hurt your chances of winning the game.
A video of the hand by Adelstein shows how the player made his hands based on information that wasn’t available to him. It may have been a ploy. This hand was eventually ruled against Adelstein.