With the board showing and about 3,000 in the middle, the small blind checked, the player in middle position fired 1,800, and Al "Sugar Bear" Barbieri called from the button. The third player folded, and the remaining two players saw the turn come the . Barbieri's opponent bet 3,625, and Barbieri made the call.
The river brought the and another bet from the middle position player -- 7,300 this time. Looking out over the tops of his eyeglasses, Barbieri rolled his eyes, then let his hand go, preserving the 15,500 he has left.