Phil Hellmuth just keeps folding away. He was doing a better job of conserving his stack when he wasn't here. In the latest of five or six hands to end with a tank-fold, Hellmuth raised to 700 under the gun. Mike Matusow and Mike Sexton both called. They checked around the flop. On the turn, Mike Sexton bet 1,400, and only Hellmuth called. The river paired the board with the . Sexton overbet the pot, putting 8,000 out there. And two minutes later, Hellmuth folded.
The next hand, he and Mike Sexton both checked a flop. The turn was the , and Sexton check-called Hellmuth's 1,200 bet. Then Sexton bet out 2,000 on the river. "What the f*%k? Am I getting cheated or something?" Hellmuth said as he folded another one.
He's got another 15,000 left to fold the next hand.