There was an open for 975 from early position and an elderly gentleman put in the calling chips. Niall Farrell was next to act and he put the squeeze on with a raise to 3,000.
It folded back round to the original raiser and he looked as if he was agonising over what to do. After a couple of minutes thought he four-bet to 7,500. The older player quickly mucked and Farrell wasn’t falling for it, mucking his cards too.
Asked by the four-bettor what he had, Farrell responded, “I had a pair, I was calling a shove”