Phil Hellmuth has just told his table that he is going to stop calling and start raising after losing two consecutive pots.
In the first hand, Hellmuth called a pre flop raise from Marton Czuczor and they shared a flop of . Hellmuth check-called a 9,500 bet and the dealer gave us the on the turn. Hellmuth checks again and Czuczor bet 21,000. Hellmuth threw his pocket tens on the table.
"Life is great kid. You are running well, but I have a surprise waiting for you. This kid will bluff off his stack to me eventually. 100%"
Then Robert Finlay raised to 8,000 on the button and Phil Hellmuth once again called, this time in the small blind. This time the action was checked down to the river and Finlay bet 8,000 on a board. Hellmuth checked and Finlay showed him for the flopped full house and Hellmuth mucked .
This is when Hellmuth gave his declaration to the table that he had quit cold-calling raises.
Phil HellmuthMarton CzuczorRobert Finlay