As reported Ian Frazer has had a crazy first couple of levels, up to 7,000 then down to 175 before building it back up again. We think we found part of the reason for that as he was under the misapprehension that this was a re-entry tournament.
Frazer was in a hand facing a bet and looking at a flop of . He called the floor to find out if re-entry was possible and when he heard it wasn’t he folded face up saying he would have gone with the hand if a re-buy was possible. His opponent showed him .
Frazer said, “I knew I was probably in front and drawing to the nuts.”
He may be a bit less cavalier with those chips now, but somehow we doubt that from such an aggressive player.