Fletcher Doubles Through Palevic, Who Goes Bust
Rifat Palevic opened for 280,000 in middle position and Clayton Fletcher made it 800,000 on the button. Palevic called and the flop came . Palevic stared at Fletcher and checked without looking at the flop, which brought a chuckle from Fletcher.
"Are you gonna look?" he asked. "Should I tell you what it is? It's ace of spades, ace of hearts, three of spades."
Fletcher bet 500,000 and Palevic called. Palevic checked the and again Fletcher narrated the card for him.
"He loves the drama," Fletcher said.
This time, Fletcher shoved for 3,020,000.
"You put a lot of pressure on, you know that?" Palevic said with a sigh as he tanked. "What's your name? I want to know who I lose to."
"Clayton," Fletcher said. "Clayton Fletcher."
They continued to converse for awhile and then someone called a clock. Palevic thanked him for it and then flicked in a call about 10 seconds later. Fletcher opened and Palevic had just two outs with . The river was a and Palevic was left under two big blinds and busted moments later in 55th place.