When we arrived at Table 353, Daniel Alonso was all in and at risk for around 30,000 on a flop of . Derek Lerner had him at risk, and the hands were opened.
Lerner dodged diamonds, deuces, and jacks as the turn and river bricked , respectively, and Alonso was eliminated. After the hand, the dealer was talking over her shoulder with one of her coworkers and didn't push all of Alonso's stack to Lerner, so he reached across the table and grabbed the stack with his hand.
Haralabos Voulgaris thought this was amusing, as was Lerner's constant table talk.
"I wish I could block people in real life like I do on Twitter," Voulgaris said, smiling.
"You're just saying that because he's here," Lerner said, referring to our PokerNews reporter. "We've been bonding."
Voulgaris could only laugh at the statement, saying he was raising the volume in his headphones in order to block out Lerner.