Garry Gates opened in early position, Phil Hellmuth three-bet near the button, and Gates called. The dealer fanned , and both players checked.
The turn was the , and Gates checked again. Hellmuth tossed out 17,000, and Gates moved all in. Hellmuth jumped in his chair, and threw his hands on his head.
"This guy raises fifty times!" Hellmuth griped. He then muttered a few more unpleasantries under his breath before folding.
"Did you call me a monkey, Phil?" Gates asked.
"You don't even speak the language," Hellmuth shot at him.
"You're right," Gates said sarcastically. "I don't speak the language. I'm a monkey."
"You play so bad against me," Hellmuth added.
"That's why I'm raking in the pot," Gates returned, grinning.
"I wish I had today all over again," Hellmuth continued. "This guy raises 50 million times."
"I march to the beat of a different drum, Phil," Gates professed.
The two continued jawing, and we'll keep our eye on the sparring during the last few minutes of play.