According to Tim Slater, he recently played a hand in which he dodged pocket rockets. It happened when Slater called under the gun and then called a three-bet to 800 from another player. When the flop came down , Slate check-called a bet and then both players checked the turn. When a completed the board on the river, Slater checked for a third time and then simply called when his opponent bet 4,300.
Slater tabled for a flopped set, but it was no good as his opponent had turned a bigger set with . "Lost the minimum," Slater said with a hint of pride.