As predicted a few weeks ago, high-stakes player Garrett Adelstein returns to live poker more than a year after his infamous hand with Robbi Jade Lew table at Hustler Casino Live, sparking a series of unprecedented controversies.
The American last appeared in a match in September last year and it has now been 15 months until his return. This time the stage is Bally Live Poker held in Las VegasTropicana. It’s a game with a minimum buy-in of $100,000 against pros like Patrik Antonius, Eric Persson, and more. The game has an interesting twist. The first was his decision to book in with an initial buy-in of $135,000, which was the amountLew returned to him after the incident
Oh man ! ! ! ! @GmanPoker vs. @IAmMaverick888 @BallyLivePoker pic.twitter.com/isvpl8277C Playing Jack 4…
— kIEroglyphics (@KieroLovesYou) December 14, 2023
If not enough , he couldn’t help but play the infamous J4 hand, also known as “Robbie”, and even made a solid bluff against Persson on the river.
Despite the long break, Adelstein said he has not lost his talent as he performed well and used the same strategies as in the past. For example, betting on your opponent on the river. The veteran cash game player from Los Angeles was the night’s biggest winner, finishing the stream with $132,600