There was a limp for 2,000 on the button and the gentleman in the small blind sitting in the one seat declared he was all in. Unfortunately the dealer had scooped his cards and his hand was dead.
The floor was called to explain to the player that he was responsible for protecting has cards and that he must forfeit 2,000 to match the call. The player wasn’t happy about it but he accepted the ruling.
On the next hand he was in the big blind and as he received his cards he placed a chip on them to protect them. He was all in on the flop this time and his two pair faded the fluch draw of this opponent to double up, so a happy ending for now.
Meanwhile at the same table looking on was Barny Boatman, who has added a decent amount toi his stack and is up to 70,000,