Neil Blumenfield, who took 3rd place in the 2015 WSOP Main Event, talked to us about making the final table on Episode 139. Now he’s back to talk about how he prepared, what he learned, the experience of playing for (and winning) millions of dollars, and what’s next for him.
:30 – hello & welcome
5:06 – strategy: getting paid with quads
34:47 – interview: neil blumenfield
$1/$3 NLHE $800 effective stacks
Villain opens to $15 from utg +2.
Hero is next to act holding 5c5h and calls the 15.
The button calls the 15 (stack 300 ish)
The limper calls the 15 (stack 150 ish)
flop ($59) is Kd 9d 5d
limper checks, Villain bets 45, Hero calls, everyone else folds.
turn ($149) is the 4c
Villain bets $55 into the now 149. Hero raises to $150 total and villain calls
River ($450) 5s. Villain checks. Hero?