Online poker star Doug "WCGRider" Polk, who won a gold bracelet earlier this summer when he took down Event #23: $1,000 Turbo No-Limit Hold'em for $251,969, started the day on a short stack, but thus far he's done nothing but add to it.
In a recent hand, Polk raised to 1,200 under the gun and was met by a three-bet to 3,200 from Robin Jofre in middle position. Action folded back to Polk, who was in the middle of enjoying a massage.
"I assume you cover me?" asked Polk.
"Don't assume too fast," Jofre replied. Indeed, Polk's starting stack of 25,000 or so actually had his opponent covered by about 4,000. Polk then put in the call and the two saw a flop of .
Polk checked, as did Jofre, and then that action repeated itself on the turn. When the double-paired the board on the river, Polk casually tossed out a single orange T5,000 chip, and it did the trick as Jofre released his hand.