Will Kassouf earned himself a reputation for tabletalk during his infamous run through to the deep stages of the 2016 WSOP Main Event where he collected $338k. Interestingly Kassouf has final tabled the Irish Open before, back in 2009, when he exited 6th for over €100k.
We were watching his table, and were surprised to find Kassouf in more reflective mode, quietly going about his business. The serenity of his demeanour was temporary however. As Kassouf played out a three-bet pot in position, folding to a single bet on a bricky 7-2-2 board, he was quick to tell his opponent a few things. “I had everything going on, overcards, backdoor straight draw, backdraw flush, the lot….”