Polk's Overbet Backfires
Paul Newey defended his big blind from a $2,400 raise out of Doug Polk, who was under the gun. Newey check-called $2,000 on the flop, and both checked the . Newey checked a final time on the river, and Polk overbet the pot with $18,600 into $10,000 or so. Newey thought a minute or so and then put in $45,000.
"This is an interesting hand," Polk said with a smile before he called.
Newey showed for a flopped boat.
According to the commentary team, Polk said he had a boat as well. He's now down to $156,000, and Newey is up to $747,000, one of the biggest winners in the game.