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Hand 2 Hand Combat -- Brian Hastings

Brian ‘Stinger’ Hastings Loses Value on the River Versus Patrik Antonius

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Oct 02, 2009


Event: Online pot-limit Omaha cash game at Full Tilt Poker Stacks: Brian Hastings – $135,982; Patrik Antonius – $267,853; David Benyamine – $112,287 Blinds: $300-$600 Ante: $100 Craig Tapscott: Looks like you sat down at an easy table. Brian Hastings: (Laughing) Normally, I would not play a three-handed game with these two, as they are very successful players, but the game had been fuller, and when it devolved to three-handed, I was winning and felt confident. So, I decided to play more. This hand is played against Patrik, who I believe is one of the best pot-limit Omaha players in the world. CT: Is there any metagame going between the two of you? BH: The main relevant history with Patrik is that I have seen him call river bets on scary river cards that hurt his hand a few times, and he won some of them. Those hands were not ...

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