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The Big Game S2 ♠️ E16 ♠️ Phil Hellmuth vs Loose Cannon: SICK HERO CALLS ♠️ PokerStars

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  • PokerStars
    PokerStars  2 years ago +66

    What is your first impression of Loose Cannon Massimiliano Martinez?

    • Damoinion
      Damoinion 2 days ago

      Years after the fact.
      So far he seems a solid player but I can't help that every time I see him talking, I get a visual reminder of a particular VERY NSFW hentai webcomic!
      (No, I won't link it here or anywhere associated with YT)
      Very distracting.

    • Donald Burton
      Donald Burton 27 days ago

      There's no logic in calling with A,K high

    • PokrPro21
      PokrPro21 Month ago

      On the spectrum. Autism. 👍🏽

    • Ted Atwork
      Ted Atwork 2 months ago

      I'm giving him credit for the possibility that he's a mutant genius.

    • zzz zzz
      zzz zzz 4 months ago

      He is mentaly sick in my opinion

  • jimraelee
    jimraelee Month ago +1

    love to watch poker on the tube, but dont check the times to watch it. Your Clip-Share vids are great., thanks

  • ascarydude
    ascarydude 3 years ago +395

    I think Phil has to be the biggest donor to the Loose Cannon Charity Foundation

    • evrythingallright
      evrythingallright 2 months ago

      Which Phil, lol

    • Toprak
      Toprak 4 months ago

      @Tony Elemento agreed

    • Jack FierceTree
      Jack FierceTree 10 months ago +1

      Guys, it makes GuD TV. Most everything on that table came from these guys sponsors and TV deals.

    • Jack FierceTree
      Jack FierceTree 10 months ago

      Guys, it makes GuD TV. Most everything on that table came from these guys sponsors and TV deals.

    • Tony Elemento
      Tony Elemento 11 months ago +1

      that was a really good bluff actually

  • slovní curling
    slovní curling Month ago +2

    That's not fair. Not every loose cannon has Phil Hellmuth at the table. How are they supposed to make profit? :D

  • joshykel
    joshykel 2 years ago +141

    Hellmuth obviously tried to bully the loose cannon, even talking at him as if he couldn't understand what Phil was saying. And obviously the cannon could tell Phil was bluffing and felt confident enough to call. Great read and great call. Brunson always says that the math and statistics of the hand will always lose out to gut feeling and being able to read people, in this case he was right.

    • Switters
      Switters 2 months ago

      @joshykel First you are misrepresenting the quote. He is talking about a specific situation. Second, Doyle is great not for his poker playing ability, but for his impact on the game itself. So quoting him as an expert and trying to brute force a few logical fallacies onto someone else is mind blowingly dense. Keep your appeal to authority my guy, and don't try to get on your high horse when your riding ability seems questionable.

    • Bewildered Bodhisattva
      Bewildered Bodhisattva 9 months ago

      @Kaleb Wilson Not as sick as the diarrhea from that gas station burrito you had LAST NIGHT. That was a REAL sick burn.

    • Kaleb Wilson
      Kaleb Wilson 9 months ago

      @Bewildered Bodhisattva sick burn bro

    • Bewildered Bodhisattva
      Bewildered Bodhisattva 9 months ago

      @Kaleb Wilson You wanna see something really funny? The size of your stack at the poker tables.

    • Kaleb Wilson
      Kaleb Wilson 9 months ago

      @Bewildered Bodhisattva LMAO so in other words you’ve got absolutely nothing to contradict me, so you’re gonna pretend I’m angry even though you don’t have any evidence of that either. Real rich. Thanks for the laugh :)

  • Andrew Nishikawa
    Andrew Nishikawa 3 years ago +87

    I love watching a bunch of personalities on poker shows, it’s just so entertaining.

    • DC World
      DC World 4 months ago

      @Mystery Fan you have any other suggestions on where the show is now? would love to rewatch the original seasons, and get to watch the new seasons without having to pay such insane amounts. For that price I'd rather have paid and gotten just s7 as a permanent download

    • Mystery Fan
      Mystery Fan 3 years ago +4

      Watch High Stakes Poker - 7 seasons on Clip-Share, its even better

  • I AlphaHexson I
    I AlphaHexson I 5 months ago +4

    Praise to the loose cannon for making that call. He totally got it right and I think most players/pros would never make that call. He knew Phil was bluffing but man that was a great call 😂

  • Jonas Körfer
    Jonas Körfer 3 years ago +121

    Thanks for uploading all these videos. It's really a joy watching all of them.

    • Jasper Halsey
      Jasper Halsey 3 months ago

      agreed. Have been binging for a month!

    • DC World
      DC World 4 months ago

      especially now that so many of the shows are behind insane paywalls. I get that they cost money and they don't get ad revenue like they used to when poker was at this insane level of popularity. But charging almost 3 times the amount it cost for many streaming services is outrageous.

  • CastleHill
    CastleHill 3 years ago +300

    Phil Laak is such a character, "Italy is the first place I bought Pizza by the Kilogram". '
    XD

    • Tanner Annichiarico
      Tanner Annichiarico 2 months ago

      @Ted Atwork impressive how accurately you quoted that section... up until the second to last word. Still, I honestly am impressed and loved that part.

    • Ted Atwork
      Ted Atwork 2 months ago

      "Max might have a vampire truth that he tasted and just said 'I'm going to go with that truth'. Because I've met fellow highlanders, vampires, whatever, once in a while and they have a taste. They know. It can happen. I'm giving him credit for the possibility that he's a mutant genius. I'm just giving him credit. Max, I'm saying even though that's bad long-run poker I'm opening the door to the possibility that you're a mutant genius."
      ~ Philip Rupert Laak, Year of Our Lord Two-Thousand and Nine.

    • Owen Cooper
      Owen Cooper Year ago +2

      i’m open to the idea that he is a mutant genius vampire lmao

    • Owen Cooper
      Owen Cooper Year ago

      @Roy Bell that’s why he said kilogram lol

    • Roy Bell
      Roy Bell Year ago

      Once when I was in Manhattan they charged by the weight. Also once in Downtown Chicago. And I think that Blaze pizza 🍕, a chain in California, does the same thing.

  • Big John
    Big John 11 months ago +13

    Gotta like Perkins. One of the few that doesn’t take crap off Hellmuth

  • Michael Nguyen
    Michael Nguyen 11 months ago +11

    16:57 I love the unintentional slow roll by the cannon, he tried flipping both cards face up but they both when back face down 😂😂😂

  • JustRob
    JustRob 2 years ago +395

    "He put in $70,000 with top pair!"
    Yeah, and you put in $70,000 with ace high.

    • Justin Goff
      Justin Goff Year ago

      @Gabriel Grangeiro not really. max thought phil was possibly bluffing, it was a 50/50 chance

    • Xplotion287
      Xplotion287 Year ago +1

      @Steven is all about % of your stash. Not the same putting 70% of your chips than 20% of em over a read.

    • Tye Miller
      Tye Miller Year ago +2

      I mean, there is a significant difference between calling with top pair than bluffing. That was actually a good bluff, guy was just sticky.

    • Kupferdrahtful lol
      Kupferdrahtful lol Year ago +1

      Calling is very different to betting, you can be betting 3 high and it can be the right play

    • Jester Azazel
      Jester Azazel Year ago +6

      Essentially he's mad he can't bully him by having more wealth to work with. Hellmuth is such a bad sport.

  • Ross Arnold
    Ross Arnold 2 years ago +41

    Calling Hellmuth raise best move I’ve seen on this show
    Even laak coming over and saying I wouldn’t have called that shows it’s boldness

    • Testimony Of Time
      Testimony Of Time 10 months ago +1

      @Ross Arnold you bot he wasn’t talking about you he was talking about ph

    • Ross Arnold
      Ross Arnold Year ago

      @Elliot T I mean.... I wasn't playing?

    • Elliot T
      Elliot T Year ago +2

      I mean... it's ballsy, and most people would fold. But it's such fucking backwards thinking whenever Phil is on the wrong side of a decision.
      "He bet 15k with a pair of 10s. And he called 60k... with a pair of 10s".... well, yes. Obviously you sensed weakness, which is why you interpreted his lead out as a blocker bet instead of ensuring you don't check behind. But perhaps he sensed you were bluffing? Which you were...

  • Mr anonymous
    Mr anonymous Year ago +7

    I miss Phil Laak anybody know where you can still see him play cards?

  • A Heroic Taxi Driver

    That line up with Dario, ElkY, and Laak was one of the best ever.

  • Upcomingenius
    Upcomingenius 6 months ago +2

    “More clubs out there than the Vegas strip..”
    These guys r so underrated when it comes to commentating, I always hear quick and witty comments from them and they always catch me off guard, either kuz it’s funny as fuck or that shit is so well thought out and too thorough for me 2 think these guys came up with the shit they say on the spot.

  • TechMetalRules
    TechMetalRules Year ago +17

    Max is a breath of fresh air after that last cannon... phew.

  • Winni3
    Winni3 2 years ago +5

    " Almost a family pot with Phil Hellmuth being the dad who just walked out on them, just because he didn't like the hand he was dealt"
    Stapleton makes this show great

  • Bret Bishop
    Bret Bishop 10 months ago +6

    @42:08 when Perkins says "two pair" and Elky says "too bad" that was cold

  • Yo Yert
    Yo Yert Year ago +4

    Phil Laak is pure entertainment.

  • Huub ten Hoeve
    Huub ten Hoeve 3 years ago +9

    I can't stress enough how happy I am to see 'the businessman' back on the show

    • David Dorge
      David Dorge 2 years ago +2

      Huub ten Hoeve why. He’s just annoying and not funny. You probably like the Big Bang theory too?

  • Alex Laslau
    Alex Laslau 2 years ago +9

    In the beginning when he said he is confident in his game. I believed that. He looks like he knows poker. The closest guy to this one was the actual Cannon dude guy who was also a beast:D

  • James Ricketts
    James Ricketts 2 years ago +16

    This guy made the sickest call and made a career out of it... most of the time he'd bust out there and just forgotten

  • Dennis S
    Dennis S 2 years ago +43

    Phil "gets mad when his opponents don't play the way he wants them to" Hellmuth

  • joshykel
    joshykel 10 months ago +1

    Upon reflection after seeing that 10 9 hand that Martinez called with, I understand what Helmuth was saying, but honestly this is THE BEST cannon easily. and not just for that gutsy call, but just his style of play as a whole.

  • David Byzewski
    David Byzewski Year ago +20

    At 30:00 when Phil Hellmuth said "what are you gonna do, call with ace/king high?" That was legendary.

  • Rutanshu Nakhate
    Rutanshu Nakhate 2 years ago +2

    love Phil! So entertaining and likable

  • NiogHalvFemsProblemer
    NiogHalvFemsProblemer 2 years ago +14

    Max is a great player, but since he knows so many of them (from playing together!) it seems a little unfair he’s in the LC seat 💺

    • Pokarface7
      Pokarface7 Year ago +5

      I think that's why Bill Perkins was invited. He is an amateur, rich, and only plays for fun.

  • Francesco Iadicicco
    Francesco Iadicicco 2 years ago +3

    He was the true cannon of the entire show.

  • Jesse cfc
    Jesse cfc Year ago +7

    elky looks like he lives in a bright world with flying horses in it

  • Semibrucelee
    Semibrucelee Year ago +2

    25:29 the way laak zeros in on exactly what's happening

  • Im Bory
    Im Bory 3 years ago +83

    Phil thinks anyone who doesn’t believe him and picks his bluff off is a bad player lol

    • Westhood Qualzini
      Westhood Qualzini Year ago

      @Im Bory your saying I’m super new to poker when all the pros in this video disagree with you and say the most basic shit ever. God I hate smug people like you who thinks they know it all

    • Westhood Qualzini
      Westhood Qualzini Year ago

      @Im Bory his point about that being horrible in the long run was proven when the loose cannon paid hellmuth off with his 5 full house a couple hands later calling with ace high.He tried to make a hero call again. Sometimes you just to tip your hat to the other player and let it go even if he is bluffing. Thats not a call you should ever make when your a loose cannon and 100,000 on the line. Hellmuth made a great raise and he made a even better hero call. That’s why hellmuth was upset dealing with your original comment. Oh your but your an expert. Yes master you know everything when your saying the most poker normie basic shit ever. But yes master call the bluff master

    • Im Bory
      Im Bory Year ago +1

      @Westhood Qualzini God, you are really new. Thats not a call you make "in the long run" its a in the moment call because he had a read lmao. Sad that people like you even comment on this stuff.

    • Westhood Qualzini
      Westhood Qualzini Year ago

      @Im Bory hellmuth made a good raise there it’s just that the loose cannon made a good call in that circumstance and hellmuth was frustrated because more than likely that raise should have made weak top pair fold there. You only beat a bluff there but you can’t make a hero call every time. I’m explaining this to you because I genuinely think your poker knowledge is lacking. I genuinely think that with your responses. But again your going to listen to none of this and fire back with insults

    • Westhood Qualzini
      Westhood Qualzini Year ago

      @Im Bory oh yeah there you go. If you think calling a river reraise with a pair of 10s with a weak kicker will win you a lot of money in the long run go ahead do it. But no only do you disagree with me you disagree with the pros in this video. He made the right call in that circumstance but the point hellmuth and laak were making was you can’t assume every time your opponent is bluffing and you pay off your opponent on what should be a standard fold

  • Simon Atkinson
    Simon Atkinson 2 years ago +12

    I like max. Gets some action. Feel he could win huge or go bust early

  • S P
    S P 2 years ago +8

    props to Dario standing up to usual hellmuth bullying/trash talking

  • Kymmberliestarr
    Kymmberliestarr Year ago

    Laak calling Max a vampire is hilarious. Max has been around for a hot minute before even coming on this show and many knew him before coming on this show. They follow rankings in other countries as well because they all play the same circuits not just in the USA but the major countries. I've seen Max play several times before this and he's a decent poker player and it's no big secret some play a lot more aggressive overall than others and Italians are some that play aggressively.

  • Nyquil07 Na
    Nyquil07 Na 2 years ago +2

    I love this show. When Tony G and Phil play it's hilarious. Tony can needle the fuck out of Phil

  • JCruz
    JCruz 10 months ago

    Cannon I think is the best "cannon" so far. He played almost flawlessly.

  • steve Horspool
    steve Horspool Year ago +2

    I usually roll my eyes at the commentators jokes. But the "He left because he didn't like the hand he was dealt" one was funny 😆

  • Bertski
    Bertski 2 years ago +1

    25:00 is brilliance. So funny and enjoy listening to him talk

  • Nick
    Nick 2 years ago +1

    I would be willing to bet any amount of money that Elky knows how to do magic tricks.

  • Juide80
    Juide80 2 years ago +2

    I love Bill Perkins 😂 "Tilt juice out for everyone, take a little sip" 😂

  • Jason
    Jason 21 day ago

    Amanda was always looking amazing; nice hair, nice style, well dressed, great gym physique. Then Daniel came along, scooped her up, and she completely let go HAHAHA. She was waiting for one of them to snag her so she could finally eat whatever she wanted. Love it.

  • jacob pachuau
    jacob pachuau 9 months ago +1

    Minieri was right,he was the best loose cannon and won the trophy 🏆

  • Despond
    Despond Year ago +1

    This canon was actually decent unlike the utter disasters like in Season 2. Perkins has nearly no poker face.

  • IlIlIIlIllI lIIll
    IlIlIIlIllI lIIll Year ago +1

    Bill perkins is one of the funniest players and so loose on the table its so entertaining

  • brandon ward
    brandon ward Year ago +4

    “nice poker face” killed me lmao

  • Luke Collins
    Luke Collins 16 days ago

    I realize these guys do this for a living but everytime I try to flip in my fold like a cool guy I show the hand and they don’t like that 😂

  • Feild
    Feild 2 years ago +1

    That call was incredible. I wouldn’t have done it tbh hahahah

  • Ohane Krikorian
    Ohane Krikorian Year ago

    Phil gets mad when people call his bluff like bro 😅🤣 what a great call by the cannon

  • RuggedSource
    RuggedSource Month ago

    I've never really watched poker shows before but I am enjoying this one.

  • nicholi2789
    nicholi2789 9 months ago +19

    16:53 “I may have 4s full, I may not”
    “Okay, call”
    EPIC.

    • schlaepferAA
      schlaepferAA Month ago +1

      Ya PH should learn to keep his mouth shut

  • Zedek
    Zedek 5 months ago

    5 minutes in - finally, a canon that is participating. Jesus.
    I'm not good at poker, but even I know that you can NOT only play hands that are perfect.

  • Dawson Patel
    Dawson Patel Year ago

    I wish martinez had pocket 3’s when phil had 5 three of a kind, it wouldve made my day

  • Rami Nasser
    Rami Nasser 3 months ago

    42:09 Such a cold line by Elky

  • D Will
    D Will 11 months ago +1

    Love how tilted the poker brat is after the great read by the cannon lmao.

  • Greg Steele
    Greg Steele Year ago +1

    I love how she just talked right over Hellmuth at the end when he started rambling. =)

  • Poker4Pros
    Poker4Pros 2 years ago

    That check on the river by elky with his set is very tight. I think it was a clear value bet there

  • Mael Desrochers
    Mael Desrochers Year ago

    way better than the one before :')

  • Christian Hegele
    Christian Hegele 7 months ago

    The thing is Massimilliano clearly gets the math, but I think he had enough information in that particular spot to make the call, despite the -EV of that kind of play in the long run.

  • Chase Alexander
    Chase Alexander 2 years ago +13

    "So what do you think would make this a successful week for you?"
    "Eh..about a 100k."
    The amount he's staked. Smart answer.

  • LazyLion
    LazyLion 3 years ago

    damn.. if Max had also played the 2nd hand, he would've taken down a monster pot; flopped two pair against Phil's lone pair with Slick Willy just firing away

  • Dark Thought
    Dark Thought 2 years ago +182

    17:40 phil is so tilted he developed an itialian accent LOL sounds like mario talking there.

  • Charlie J
    Charlie J 2 years ago +7

    I wonder if max had a live tell from Phil to make that call or if all he needed was for him to reply he could have fours ... or not.

  • Marcus Langenderfer

    Love p laak but gotta admit he runs so good

  • Matt Sivits
    Matt Sivits 2 years ago

    Phil made a great re-raise on that A-9 hand.... cmon who would of called that... guy couldn’t even go on in because Phil basically put him all in.... great call..... guys like that go bust or clean up

  • L S
    L S Year ago +4

    11:10 - Laak is classic. *I’ll win if I miss* because guess who’s barreling?! 😂😂😂 mad man

  • Ryan Loats
    Ryan Loats Year ago +1

    Phil Hulmuth dude. He's so freaking good lol. Yeah a bit much at times but can't knock his skills. That AK read was siiiiick!

  • James17
    James17 2 years ago

    I only watch poker to watch Helmuth! So funny

  • Learner Account
    Learner Account 4 months ago

    Hellmuth's behavior puts a consternation target on his back.

  • Chris Zagan
    Chris Zagan Year ago +1

    "2 pair"
    "2 bad"
    Smooth Elky

  • Tony Harris
    Tony Harris 2 years ago +8

    Change the flop at 21:42 to 5, 6, 8. That would've been fun

  • Kashif Bhimani
    Kashif Bhimani Month ago

    Finally a good loose cannon

  • RM
    RM 3 years ago +334

    I like max. Not tight like all these other cannons

    • Rochak Bhardwaj
      Rochak Bhardwaj Year ago +4

      Actually the ace king hand in which he lost. Phill was actually barelling till he got a boat on the river. Martinez was bang on in determining the strength of Hellmuth hand on the flop and the turn.

    • Marcus Mo
      Marcus Mo Year ago +2

      [Chuckles in Gonzo Cannon Jr.]

    • Anthony Descoteaux-McDonald
      Anthony Descoteaux-McDonald Year ago +2

      The first 6 hands he played like a pro. Any other LC would never have made it that far(with a better hand) against Hellmuth. Would folded. Guaranteed.
      But he played this way, because he is a like semi-pro in Italy.

    • mentilly all
      mentilly all Year ago

      @707 Ridah
      easily forgiven 😊👍

    • mentilly all
      mentilly all Year ago

      @707 Ridah
      "All" ?..

  • badbeatking80
    badbeatking80 3 years ago +2

    The guy with the WSOP bracelets is the the guy on top. When you got top and amateurs playing in the thousands every year in US and Overseas it's a good measure to see who is on top.

  • will partridge
    will partridge 2 years ago +27

    Hilarious how hellmuth treats all AMATEUR as a challenge that he needs to crush😂 ego can’t get any bigger

    • Philip McDonald
      Philip McDonald Year ago

      @Robert Dominguez No he isn't. Stop spreading lies

    • Robert Dominguez
      Robert Dominguez 2 years ago

      that's cuz hes the best in the world.

    • tyrone loki
      tyrone loki 2 years ago +2

      plus he treats cash game hands like tourney hands

  • FuzzyPanda16
    FuzzyPanda16 Year ago

    That hand against Hellmuth would have made a great couch cannon hand.

  • Learner Account
    Learner Account 3 months ago

    Laak is such a good guy.

  • NeVerWinta7
    NeVerWinta7 Year ago

    "The Businessman Bill Perkins ".
    Hahaha hahaha hahaha gets me all the time 🤣🖖🏿

  • Udit Jain
    Udit Jain 3 years ago +4

    The commentary on this show is hilarious man XD

  • M. F.
    M. F. 2 years ago +11

    This loose cannon is like a Sacha Baron Cohen character.

  • Trey Deuce
    Trey Deuce 11 months ago +1

    Phil talked himself into that loss.. Ivey would never. haha

  • BigCuddlyPanda
    BigCuddlyPanda 3 years ago +6

    Every EP that Phil is in is just a tilt fest

  • Pain Killer
    Pain Killer Year ago

    Laak: I can't do those things. I don't have that in my arsenal.
    He is selling himself short here. I've seen him do crazier things like going all in pre-flop with an utter trash hand.

  • MRCV
    MRCV Year ago

    42:18 the tigthest check i've ever seen in the big game.. specially against such a fish..

  • Mad Liar Charlie
    Mad Liar Charlie Year ago +1

    The announcer clowning Dario’s hair got me

  • scott davison
    scott davison 4 days ago

    Did anyone notice Laak unintentionally steal a chip?? It happens at 36:30

  • patriot459
    patriot459 2 years ago

    Love these vids and the commenters are great.

  • David
    David Year ago

    I like how they give the loose cannon English subtitles even though he's speaking English

    • Matthew
      Matthew Year ago +1

      Because to some people his accent may be hard to understand?

  • Roland Kennedy
    Roland Kennedy Year ago

    Youd never see real cash pros chastising someone calling huge raises with top pair no kicker

  • Yassin Bellakhder

    30:00 is legendary

  • photosoupcrunch marjello

    i love how trolly phils intro clip is

  • Matúš Šafárik
    Matúš Šafárik 2 years ago

    17:04 tilt juice bring it out for everyone have a little sip
    17:09 DRINK IT UP 😂😂😂😂

  • Andrija Bukilic
    Andrija Bukilic Year ago +23

    36:29 Laak stealing a chip from the pot

    • Colton Jobes
      Colton Jobes Year ago

      @Justin I mean I’m glad to hear it’s a joke but that’s a bit hard to pick up on on yt especially with all the people that would say that seriously hahha

    • Justin
      Justin Year ago +1

      @Colton Jobes joke went over your head my guy

    • Colton Jobes
      Colton Jobes Year ago

      @Justin am I going crazy? Yeah, I said that

    • Justin
      Justin Year ago

      @Colton Jobes idk man it looks like he did it by accident

    • Colton Jobes
      Colton Jobes Year ago

      @Boban Mihajlov Dude I just said that lmao

  • Alain A Raad
    Alain A Raad Year ago

    The more I watch Phil Hellmuth the more I realize that he is definitely not even top 10 players in the world like against the loose Cannon he made the re raise of 45k so obvious that he called him with Top pair ! He really stinks and the bracelets he won in his tournaments was during the time when poker players were very simple to read!

  • King Buliwyf
    King Buliwyf Year ago

    Phil Laak is so nice.

  • D. SQ
    D. SQ 2 years ago +2

    16:50 This had is so good. Why don't I see this hand more in the highlight reels?

  • Lasha Xoperia
    Lasha Xoperia 11 months ago

    Without Phil Hellmuth this show would have been much much worse, Hellmuth was one of the reasons it was the best Poker show by far

  • ClickUp
    ClickUp Year ago

    I see Phil tilting, I click.

  • Italianmillionaire
    Italianmillionaire 10 months ago

    Woah imagine if the loose cannon played his 10 2 suited on the second hand.

  • Aoughi
    Aoughi Year ago

    It's the dumbest thing in the world that Hellmuth confidently explains his winning hand. Whilst the loosing hands he does not explain his misread