No matter what way you cut it, David "Devilfish" Ulliott is a character. Over the years, the Devilfish developed a reputation as being a connoisseur of women, but that changed last year when the man from Hull got hitched and added a new member to the family, Lucy K. "If you throw the 'K' in with Lucy, you've got Lucky. I thought of it myself," the Devilfish previously told PokerNews.
We decided to watch the Devilfish in action for an entire orbit. Here's what we saw.
Hand #1 (Middle Position): Action folded to Ulliott and he did the same.
Hand #2 (Middle Position): The action repeated itself, but this time Ulliott was busy flirting with the dealer, who obliged him with a smile.
Hand #3 (Middle Position): The player to his right opened for 400 and Ulliott folded.
Hand #4 (UTG +1): The under-the-gun player folded and Ulliott did the same.
Hand #5 (Under the Gun): Ulliott folded.
Hand #6 (Big Blind): A player in middle position opened for 400 and Pia Jeppesen called right behind. Joseph Reilly called from the cutoff, the blind came along, and Ulliott decided he was getting the right price to see a flop, which came down . Two checks saw Jeppesen bet 1,100, only Reilly called and the turned.
Jeppesen checked, Reilly bet 2,300 and Jeppesen woke up with a check-raise to 5,100. Reilly called and then moved all in for 9,025 after Jeppesen bet 6,500 on the river. Jeppesen called with the but her flopped set was no good as Reilly rivered a bigger one with the . Reilly doubled to 30,000 on the hand while Jeppesen was knocked down to 7,000.
Hand #7 (Small Blind): An early position player opened for 500 and Ulliott defended from the small blind. When the flop came out , Ulliott bet 500 and his opponent folded.
"I like you that much I can't even check to you," Ulliott mumbled in his thick Hull accent before flashing the
Hand #8 (Button): Reilly opened for 400 and received a call from the cutoff. Ulliott then called from the button, the big blind came along and four players took a flop of . Action checked to Devilfish and he promptly bet 600. The big blind folded, the other two players called and the turned. Two checks saw Devilfish bet 1,100, two calls ensued and then all three players checked the river.
"Straight," Devilfish said and tabled the . Reilly mucked and then the cutoff showed the to chop it up.
Hand #9 (Cutoff): Jeppesen opened for 400 under the gun, Reilly called from middle position and Devilfish defended from the cutoff. The button and blinds all folded and it was three-way action to the flop. Jeppesen bet 900, Reilly folded and Ulliott made the call.
Jeppesen then checked after the dealer burned and turned and Ulliott said, "1,200 my darling." It did the trick as Jeppesen released. "I already had the straight," Ulliott admitted and showed the . "I didn't want the eight."
Hand #10 (Hijack): Reilly opened for 400 from middle position and Ulliott called. The button did too and three players saw a flop of . Reilly continued for 800 and took down the pot.