Shortly after doubling up, 2003 WSOP Main Event champ Chris Moneymaker gave a few chips back in a hand that may have left a sour taste in his mouth.
With the board showing
and about 3,500 already in the pot, action was checked to Moneymaker who fired a 1,500 bet from the button. His lone opponent then check-raised to 3,000 and Chris made a quick call.
Both players checked the
turn, sending the action straight to the river, which brought the
Moneymaker's opponent quickly dropped a single 5,000 chip into the middle, prompting Chris to remove his sunglasses and start talking.
"I want to make a sick call so bad," he said. "Will you show me if I fold?"
"Don't understand," his opponent replied.
Chris attempted to explain what he meant using a combination of hand movements and alternate language, but his opponent wanted no part of it.
"Just play," he quipped.
Eventually Chris gave up and tossed his hand into the muck, only to watch his opponent turn over
for complete air.
"God bless..." Chris muttered after the hand. "Aye yah yah... Come on, Chris! Good hand, sir."
Despite the loss, Chris was left with a very manageable 38,700 in chips.