WPH #492: MEGA TILT As Eric Persson PUNTS $300,000!

Two fan favorites in Alan Keating & Eric Persson face off on the popular Hustler Casino Live stream and they play a huge $478,000 pot. Who will come out on top?

Alan Keating is a well known cash game player often playing in the biggest cash games live and private games around the world, he has become more of a regular on the Hustler Casino Live stream. Eric Persson is the owner of Maverick Gaming which has 19 card rooms in Washington state as well as some in Nevada and Colorado, he has managed a lot of Casinos and has recently burst onto the high-stakes poker scene. He is often involved in table antics, especially table talk which began against Phil Hellmuth in April 2022 at the $25,000 PokerGo heads-up showdown, Eric and Phil exchanged vulgarities which some said went too far.

Hustler Casino Live is a full-scale, high-value production. Close to a million dollars was spent transforming the casino’s high-limit poker room, the Crystal Room, into the set of this new state-of-the-art live show. Hustler Casino Live looks more like coverage of a TV broadcast sporting event and appeals to those beyond the poker community. Unscripted and unedited, they host regular streams such as ‘Max Pain Monday’ and ‘Thirsty Thursday’. Some of the notable players to appear on the show have been Phl Ivey, Tom Dwan, Phil Hellmuth, Chris Moneymaker, Doug Polk, Garrett Adelstein, Tony G, and many more. The Hustler Casino was founded by the late Larry Flynt. It has been operational since June 22, 2000. It is located in Gardena, California about 25km south of downtown LA. It has poker, table games, and slots.

This jaw-dropping poker hand from took place during a high-stakes cash game at the renowned Hustler Casino in California! In this riveting showdown, we see two fan favorites in Eric Persson and Alan Keating face off!

🃏 Pre-flop: This hand had a crazy amount of straddles on as the blinds were at $200/$400/$800/$1600/$3200. Persson kicks off the action from the third blind with a raise to $18,200 with AQo and Keating decides to defend in the straddle with pocket 5s.

🌈 The Flop: Jc 5d 2c The flop is a beautiful one for Alan Keating as he has now flopped a set combined with the fact that Persson continues to fire with a bet of $20,000. Keating decides to correctly slow play and just decides to call.

🌪️ The Turn: 7h Undeterred and with a card that hasn’t helped his hand Persson continues to tell his story with a $50,000 bet. Keating makes the call.

🌊 The River: 7d Keating has now been upgraded to a full house which is a disaster for Persson as he decides to shove for $150,000. Keating snap calls and Persson is left with a gaping hole in his bankroll!

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