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Poker Night in America. Awkward Silence.

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– [Voiceover] From Turning Stone Resort in upstate New York, this is Poker Night in America. (upbeat instrumental music) – Welcome to Poker Night in America. This handsome fellow is Joe Stapleton and I’m Chris Hanson. Welcome back to upstate New York, we’re at Turning Stone Resort. – On tonight’s episode, one guy calls another a clown and not the sexy kind, like Bozo. Let’s find out who’s the proud owner of the floppy red shoes.

(honk sounds) – [Chris] Day one at Turning Stone continues, a new player sitting down in seat two. We welcome, Bart Hanson to the game. – [Joe] Sam Abernathy is somehow the biggest winner despite the fact that she’s gotten all in some questionable spots and the good news, for Jared Bleznick, is that he’s more than double his goal of losing 2K per hour. – [Chris] 25, 50 are the blinds, optional hundred dollar straddle.

Let’s get after it. Rep Porter under the gun and first to act. We start with Queens. – [Joe] Rep chopped in all that preflop with Sam Abernathy with his Kings against her 10, six. Only she’s not gonna be taken him out this time.

– [Porter] I’ll have one of those if you have an extra one. – 350, you said? – [Dealer] Yeah 350. – That’s a fair enough price for me to match. – [Chris] And there’s six, 10 again.

– [Joe] Oh, no not again. – I raise. – [Baker] Giving breath savers is good for everybody involved.

– [Porter] As one of my neighbors. – [Chris] Mike Sigel in the small blind, reraises to 900 with aces. – [Bleznick] You torture these bet sizes.

– [Chris] Hanson folds. – Sigel, that’s a bad raise you’ve got. – It’s a bad raise?

– Too small. You wanna make it bigger. – You don’t even know what I have. – [Bleznick] It doesn’t matter, it’s a bad raise.

(laughs) – [Bleznick] It doesn’t matter. – How much are you stuck Jared? – 37,000 . – [McKeehen] Ah (bleep).

Did you reraise? – [Dealer] He raised 2,300. – That’s very rude. Now I have to fold. – I’m all in. – [Porter] This was a bad amount.

(laughs) – Depens if you have a good hand or not. – How much do you have? – [Sigel] I don’t know. Whatever I’ve got. – [McKeehen] Can you yell at Rep for me for punishment?

– Two, four, six, 75, 85, 95. 9550. – I only have to call 8500. – [Sigel] We’re probably tied. – I don’t think you have ace, king.

You could pretend like you have ace, king and you don’t. – [Sigel] That’s a call? Aces. – [Porter] We gonna run it once or twice? -[Sigel] I only run it once. – [Porter] So we’re gonna bring it once.

I’ll tell ya if I beat you. – [Sigel] Really? Whatever, go ahead. You got Kings or?

– [McKeehen] You gotta pair Rep? – You have Kings? – [Porter] Yeah. I have a pair. – [Joe] They’re gonna run it once. – [McKeehen] Ugh!

– IIt’s either Queens or Kings. – [Sigel] Yeah I would assume. – [Joe] Nobody’s got a Spade, so two outs for Porter. Oh, man!

That is sick. That is sicker than a monkey from Outbreak. – [Sigel] (beep) donkey mother (beep). – [Chris] Somebody light the fuse on Mike Sigel. – [Sigel] (beep).

What the (bleep) are we waitin’ for? – [Joe] There it is. East Coast Poker, take it easy, buddy.

Is he one of those blame the dealer type of guys? – Now that we’re getting (beep) cheated. – So anybody ever heard any good jokes lately?

– [Sigel] That is one of the biggest donkey calls that I ever did see, by the way. You just cannot (beep). That’s a stone (bleep) donkey call.

– [Porter] You can’t ever have ace, king there? – [Sigel] No, yeah ace, king, yeah 10,000. – [Porter] I’m just asking. – [Sigel] Yeah, ace, king.

– [Joe] And a chill filled the river. – [Sigel] I’m the wrong (bleep) guy. You’re playing with the wrong (beep) guy. – 100% Aces in that spot? – You’re playing with wrong (beep) guy. – [McKeehen] Folded two tens Rep. – [Porter] I wasn’t here when he folded two tens.

– [Sigel] You’re playing the wrong (beep) guy. – You would’ve raised me with 10’s. – [Joe] East Coast poker! – I’m a tight player, buddy. – In all fairness Rep, I thought that was bad. – [Sigel] Horrendous, (beep) horrendous.

Horrendous. Yeah, three bets, all in for 10,000. (chattering) – I’m just thinking about my equity was against his range. It was just questioning whether he has Ace, King or not.

– You’re either trying to be 48% or your supposed to be 20%. Truth. He’s a solid player. – [Porter] It depends on what, yeah… – [Sigel] That was a (bleep) clown. – [Bleznick] Let me ask you a question, you do’t think he has jacks there? – [Sigel] That’s a stonel clown call, yeah Jacks, yeah.

– [Porter] I don’t think it’s… – Yeah, Jacks, yeah. Yeah, Jacks. (beep) clown Jacks.

(laughs) You’re a (beep) clown. (laughs) (beep) Jacks, yeah. (laughs) You’re a clown. Ace, king yeah ace, king (laughter) – Let’s be honest, that hand really epitomizes Rep’s poker career. – [Sigel] Yeah. You’re a (bleep) clown.

(chattering) – [Sigel] All the Paul Volpes and the (bleep) Rep Porters. They all live underneath the (bleep) stars. – Just giving Rep crap because he just won a 20,000, five percenter. – [Sigel] Good read ,Jacks. That’s a good (beep) read.

(laughter) Jack, Jacks. – [Baker] It’s only 22,000, five percenter. – [Porter] I mean, it sounds a lot like if it’s like a one-hand range, the way Mike’s talking like he couldn’t even have Kings there. Could you of had Kings there? – I thought he had Kings. Kings can (mumbles).

– No, I couldn’t have Kings. – [McKeehen] I want you to know he snap five bet shoved after Jared berated his sizing. – I would call you with Kings. – [Joe] And Cannuli pairs at four. Sam flops best though, with a pair of eights. – [Baker] You have all the money, so it was obviously the correct play.

(laughter) – [McKeehen] You did have the best boat possible. – [Chris] They both check. – [Baker]You had second nuts.

You had number two. – [Bleznick] Number two. – I understand you want number one, but sometimes you have to live with number two. – Number two is pretty good. If it’s highly unlikely he gets pocket threes in that spot.

– [Dentale] What happened to the chips? – [Joe] I don’t think this checks around a second time. – I honestly think… (chattering) Against anyone else, it’s okay. Sigel is the most solid player at the table.

If he’s putting 10,000 and the worst thing he ever has is two kings. – I guess everyone else, I just snap. – [Sigel] I’m calling you with two kings.

I’m not even raising you with two kings. I’m calling you with two kings. – [Porter] I thought it was pretty close. I mean I thought it was pretty close.

– I don’t think it’s close. – [Dentale] I don’t even know what you guys are talking about, everything is great and he wants the call. He just got rivered. It’s a battle of the cards.

– That’s something you have never thought in your life about yourself. – I mean, who cares what he thinks. It’s great.

Everything was awesome. Great, call me. – You’re so delusional right now that I was talking about you and you don’t know it. – [Dentale] God bless him. Who cares about what you think.

– [Chris] Abernathy calls. – [Joe] The delayed continuation bet, doesn’t work. So the flush draw comes in on the river. – [Porter] Like I hack the program so the full button… – [Joe] I think whoever bets at this is gonna win. – [Porter] I haven’t really gotten used to it being there.

– [Joe] Canulli is in position. And it looks lie Tom is not gonna take a show down valley. He’s gonna try to bluff this. – [Porter] Who cares about online poker. – Well, Shawn’s not here to make a comment every time, so. – [Joe] Sam may snap those off now that I think about it ’cause Tom would probably have bet a flush draw on the flop, too.

– [Porter] Let’s see. Socially, you have conversations with people. – [Joe] There it goes. – I have a pair of fours. – I got eights. – [Chris] Wow.

Just a 10K pot, from the pair of eights. Not bad, – [Baker] You’re really good. – Thank you. (chattering) – Try to tell that to the world. They’ll say I’m just a face.

– Always making the right call or bet or everything. – Thank you. – [Voiceover] For more from Poker Night, visit or find us on Twitch, Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube where you can see complete episodes and unedited live streams. – Welcome back to Poker Night America from upstate New York. It’s like Alabama with snow and fake tanner. – [Chris] Well Sigel’s got the glasses back on so maybe that’s, he’s back into Poker-playing mode instead of Tea Pot mode.

– [Joe] Looks like the straddle’s on. Blinds 25 and 50. Bart Hanson’s straddling to a hundred.

Rep Porter raising it up to 350 with queen, ten suited. – What’s this? – [Porter] It’s in the pot, you can’t take it back once you put it in the pot. – I didn’t put it in the pot, though.

(chattering) – [Porter] I didn’t say you put it in the pot. I just said, “It’s in the pot.” – [Cannuli] I didn’t know if it was mine or if it was maybe somebody else’s. – [Sigel] It’s I the pot from the last hand you just won. – [Joe] Don’t mess with Tom Cannuli.

He looks very easily confused. – [Porter] They thought I was serious. – [Hanson] I was wondering where that came from.

(laughter) – [Joe] So we’ve got Bleznick kind of slow playing Ace, Kings suited. A lot of folks might put another bet in there. – Jared, what you got?

– [Chris] That seems like one of those where Bleznick was hoping somebody else was gonna raise and nobody else helped him out with that. – [Joe] But now he’s got it under repped hand. Unfortunately, he hasn’t connected much with this board. – [Chris] Porter did hit the 10 on the flop, and he bets 600.

– [Joe] Bleznick calls. Makes perfect sense. His pairs are probably live. He’s got some back doors. I mean, that’s a very good turn card for him. – [Chris] Straight draw and flush draw now.

– [Cannuli] Is this your first hand, Joe? – [Sam] Oh, you saved $50. (chattering) – [Sam] I’m the only one to tap you on the hand (laughs).

– [Sigel] It was the hand before with the deuce four in it. – [Joe] When Porter checks you, I like to bet. (chattering) – [Joe] Even if you are behind, you’ve got plenty of equity.

– [McKeehen] Last hand was the tip pot Jared and five was the first card. You didn’t realize right off the bat. – [Joe] This is a semibluff. That’s right, you got Ace, King of Hearts. You’re doing alright.

– [McKeehen] Four. – [Chris] Oh, wow. – [Joe] Wow, Bleznick finally gets there. Makes the nut flush. – [Announcer] Alright, tournament dealers and players.

This is a five minute color up. – [Sigel] Now that hand hit. (chattering) – [Chris] And his hand is just laying there in the weeds, Rep doesn’t even see it. – [Joe] Unfortunately, Rep improved also to trip tens, so this is a really great spot for Bleznick.

He’s got a really strong hand, but it’s not the nuts. – All in. – How much you have?

How much do you have? – More? – Either way. Total, more, whichever. Count, what did you raise?

– 48, 4900. – [Chris] I think Porter does have one of those hands that would call here. Anything less than trip tens, I don’t think is gonna call. – This is what happens when you’re not capable of folding. You’re just getting these spots. – [Joe] I think I’m folding three tens here, but Porter doesn’t.

He calls. – [Chris] Wow. – [Joe] And Bleznick’s gonna win a huge pot. Remember, he started off things today as the biggest loser, so he really needed that. – [McKeehen] You guys and you’re 10, eight suit. I just wanna know if I get 10, eight suit.

– [Chris] Straddle again from Rep Porter. – I love it. – [McKeehen] I just want to get a 10, eight suited and raise it up.

– [Cannuli] Jared, what do you think about 10, eight suited? – I love it. – [Joe] 10, eight suited, I don’t really care for but it’s married to my sister, so. – [Sigel] Raise about seven times with Jack, nine. – [Baker] That’s my favorite hand.

– That hand I just showed had to be the first real hand you’ve seen all day, right? – [Joe] So Sam looks like she’s raising. Does she have an actual hand this time? (chattering) – Sweat?

– [Joe] Yes, yes she does. – Hold on. (laughter) – [Chris] Cannuli re-raising again to 1100 this time with Jacks. – [Joe] That’s gonna look like he’s picking on her but he’s got a real hand this time, too. – [Bleznick] I love the 1100.

Such a good reraise. You should learn Joe. – [Joe] Joe’s four batting with Ace, five. He is gonna have his work cut out for him when he gets back to Cannuli.

– [Dealer] 2,700. – Seriously though, Joe. Learn from him for the final table.

– [McKeehen] Thanks buddy. This is the same, I know. But I think he can make it 1100 there.

I don’t think there are chips on the table that could make it under 1100. Tommy’s a baller. (whispering) – Yeah, yeah, yeah. – Punish me. One time, punish me. – What, do you want a drink?

– [Chris] Cannuli calls hoping to survive a flop. – [McKeehen] Probably like 16 or so. – [Joe] Yeah, Joe’s totally missed this board, but he’s gonna rep it no matter what. – [McKeehen] I have more than that, I started with like 17.

– [Joe] I don’t think he expects to hit the board super hard when he four bets with ace, five. – [Dealer] 3,000. – Jared, is this one okay? – [Jared] What? – Is this bet okay?

I’m just wondering. – [Jared] 3,000? – This is the spot you yelled at me last time. I wanna make sure it’s right. – [Joe] Cannuli’s not giving up on this right away.

Just one over card out there. Better if he had diamond in his hand but, what are you gonna do? – It’s about half the pot, just like last time. – [Bleznick] Great bet. – Thank you.

– [Bleznick] Great bet. – [Porter] Last time, you only bet like, 40% of the pot. – [McKeehen] Naw, it was about the same. There’s like 8100 in there and I bet 4. (chattering) – [Chris] A call from Cannuli. This pot is reaching almost 12K.

A four of Diamonds on the turn. – [Joe] Yes, so some draws coming in. Actually nobody’s got a diamond. – [Dealer] Check.

– [Bleznick] Check, check. Let’s see fifth street. – [Chris] Alright, bet first and take it down.

– [Sam] Get outta here. – Huh? – There is no way. – [Sigel] Rep, my son just turned on a computer to see that hand.

He just text me. “That’s sick. “Who’s that donkey?” I swear to God he said, “I just turned,” he said, “Dad, I just turned the computer on.” – That’s alright. Jared’s got all the money now.

– [Sigel] He’s playing on 40,000. He’s playing on 40,000. – [Porter] I’m just saying all the money I won from you, I gave to him. – [Sigel] He’s playing on 40.

– [Porter] I’m saying the money went here and then it went there. – [Sigel] Oh, you redistributed my wealth. – [Porter] That’s my point, yeah. – [Sigel] He distributed. (chattering) – [Joe] Yeah, a bet of 7,000.

This is gonna be really tough for Cannuli to call. – Wow. I thought I had a different hand.

(laughter) – [Joe] This is sick. It’s just such a great bet. Oh, maybe Cannuli thought he had a diamond. – [Cannuli] I thought I had a different. – You thought you got the diamond? – [Cannuli] Yeah, I was definitely gonna go and check call.

– [Bleznick] What happened here? You’re being screwed by the way. – Yeah.

– You’re hand is good. – Who has a diamond? (chattering) – [Chris] McKeehenshows him the black five and that’s it. – [Joe] Time for a break here on Poker Night in America. We’ll be back in just a mo-ment. Moment.

– You have Queens, you win. – I don’t have Queens. (laughter) (upbeat instrumental music) – Welcome back to Poker Night in America. Let’s return to the cash game. – We do this all the time.

We tell each other what we have. – I don’t care. – [Sigel] It’s obviously not two Kings, Isaid I’ll call with kings. – [Baker] All good. – [Sigel] I think the five, seven… – [Baker] I’m the one person you don’t have to worry about.

– I think saying I have five, seven. – I think we’ve lost a bit of energy at the table in general. – It’s your fault.

Ever since that Queen hit, everybody’s just been like, that just deflated us all. – [Baker] Mortified? – [Baker] Yes. And then just to watch you just, call off Jared when he has it obviously and give away Mike’s $5,000. It’s just– – [Sigel] I don’t know which call was worse the river, or the preflop call. – [Baker] Yeah, I mean they’re both equally awful, but (laughs).

– I like when he says you could have two Jacks. That was the best. – [Baker] I mean, I’m just giving Jared Mike’s 5,000.

– [Sigel] 10,000. – Well, I mean, he just gave your 5,000. – [Sigel] No, he gave him (mumbles).

(chattering) – Jared looked like he needed a little moral boost. – [McKeehen] You got four black stacks or three black stacks, Jared? Thank you. – [Sigel] Yeah, that definitely deflated the game, that queen.

– [Joe] He does have a shot of bluffing Joe off Kings on a board like this, but it’s gonna take multiple barrels. – [Sigel] I grinded back 8,000, only stuck 2,000 you scum bag. (laughter) – [Joe] No time like the present. Ah, the chips stack slam-in.

Kind of a tell sometimes. The stronger you put your chips in, the weaker your hand. (laughter) Let’s say Joe looks suspicious but he kinda’ always looks like that. – [Baker] He’s fought a five, six.

– [Sigel] 98% ’cause when a Queen came, I thought he had to have two Kings. (laughs) – [Baker] Preflop, the one, two, three cards on the flop and turn… – [Sigel] No, even, even a river. Even the river I was thrilled.

I thought he had that two Kings. – [Joe] So both players pick up a big draw now. McKeehen has got the second up flush draw. – Oh, personally, I would’ve thought I was 100% to have Queens. (laughs) – Right. I would’ve thought so, too.

– [Joe] Bleznick is up and down and since he’s up and down, he should be able to keep blasting away at this. – [Sigel] No, you can, you can cry call. – Kings is close. – [Sigel] You can cry call. Queens is uncallable hand.

– [Chris] Again, forcefully put the chips down on the table for 2600. – [Baker] Let’s get some drinks. – [Joe] A little less forcefully and a little less of a bluff this time. – [Baker] Actually, uh, no. – [Sigel] You just ran out? – I got It.

It’s upstairs. – [Porter] Oh, beautiful. That looks like the right one, yes. – Was it that, SilverThorne?

– Yeah, you want a glass? – No thanks. – [Joe] Another 10K plus pot. Ah, Jared gets there. – [Chris] Oh, boy.

(chattering) – [Joe] Never thought that would happen. I said he was gonna be able to bluff this hand. It turns out, he doesn’t have to. – [Chris] The bet his 3500. – [Joe] 3500 into 12,000 is such a small bet.

– Flush. – [Joe] And I guess the price is wrong. – [Sigel] What the hell is that? – He flopped the straight. – It’s a straight.

(laughs) – What the (bleep) is going on here? He got out. (laughs) – [Sigel] Pushing in. (chattering) – Can you? Oh you can play later tonight, you mean. – [Chris] Back to the man who just a couple of short months after this was filmed, became the WSOP World Series Main Event Champion.

Joe McKeehen raises again. – Alright, we’re not gonna get even on the rail. – [McKeehen] How much are you down, just so I know how much to put in for you. – [Sigel] What brother? – [McKeehen] You beat me in every pot. How much are you down so I know how much to put in for you.

(laughs) – Joe, no bull (beep). I had you beat you every single, you bet the flop and I raised it and I showed him. – [McKeehen] No, I know, I know. – I had you beat everytime. – You had a better hand than me everytime. – [Chris] It looks like nearly everybody’s finding chips to make it call in the hand.

– [Joe] Yeah, Cannuli’s getting some pretty sweet pre-flop pot odds. (chattering) – [Chris] It really doesn’t even matter what he has. He has to call at least.

– [Joe] It looks like he’s gonna do more than that. – [Sigel] Bet and fold it every time. – [Chris] No, it’s probably ’cause he’s got Kings. Oh, there it is.

He does have Kings. (laughs) – [Sigel] Who woke you up? You were in a trance there for three hours.

– [Porter] I’m gonna say you woke him up is my guess. – [Joe] Sweet pod odds, sweet hole cards and he does not want to take this flop 18 million ways. – 18 total? – [Dealer] 18 total. – [Joe] And Jared’s actually got a pretty good hand for cracking Kings. Still, he’s only gonna do it 22% of the time.

– You got me covered? – [Joe] Ah, I think that percentage just went up. Yeah, 28% of the time. He’s gonna do it now.

Flush draw for Bleznick. – [Chris] A set of Kings for Cannuli. – [McKeehen] Extend the was it works for me. It’s not the way it works for you.

– [Dentale] Yeah, total opposites. It’s a total (beep) opposite. Smash city when I fold.

– [Sigel] Guys, we’re quitting in five hands. It’s over in like five hands, five more hands. – [Dealer] 22. – [Joe] If you’re Bleznick you’re pretty excited about this actually. Even more excited when you see a heart peel off. – [Bleznick] Check it.

– [Joe] Alright, so Bleznick picks up a pair to go with his flush draw. – [Sigel] Would you say day two? Day two, you said. – [Chris] Bleznick still has a decent chance to hit it hard on the river. Question is, how expensive is that gonna be to see?

– All in. – [Chris] Well all the chips are in the middle. – That was a fast call. You (beep).

(chattering) How good is your hand? – Really good, yeah. I don’t have a flush draw but. – I’ll just, I can’t play this (beep) no-limit hold’em. Go ahead.

– [Joe] Brick on the river. Ship it to Cannulli. (upbeat instrumental music) – Nice hand. – [Chris] Just when Bleznick was starting to get himself back to even, that happens. – [Voiceover] Closed captioning is brought to you as a public service by Poker Night in America.

– [Chris] As we wrap up Day number one, here’s the screen you don’t want to be on including Jared Bleznick. Ah, he was so close. – [Joe] Well, I kind of want to be on that screen. At least he’s got $33,000 to lose.

(laughs) – [Chris] And on the other side of that, Thomas Cannuli who just scooped that last big pot off of Bleznick, is the big winner on Day one. – [Joe] Joe McKeehen only won 75 bucks. What a fish. – Alright, we’re done for the night, Peach Blossom? – What is that? – Peach blossom.

– You wanna eat peaches? – It’s a restaurant here in Turning Stone. – Fine, but this time, you’re gonna sit on the other side of the booth. – Okay. – Next time on Poker Night in America, Matt Glantz, Shawn Deeb get it in more often than Steph Curry.

And Chris’s brother, Bart Hanson wins a big one. – For more Poker Night in America, go to for unedited live streams and complete episodes. He’s Joe Stapleton. I’m Chris Hanson. We’ll see you next time on Poker Night in America.

– Yeah, jacks (beep), clown Jacks. You’re a (beep) clown. (laughter) (beep) Jacks, yeah. You’re a clown. Ace, King, yeah, Ace, King.