Originally posted on Metro:
A poker player who gloated just before he got knocked out of a high stakes game proved you should never start toasting your victory until you have actually won.
Carter Gill heckled his opponent as he sat across him at the table.
He was in a confident mood as the 10s and two pair of aces he possessed meant he had a 93 per cent chance of winning.
‘All you need is a queen man, all you need is a queen,’ he said to his opponent David Paredes, who had little chance of claiming victory with his one pair of aces.
But in the end the underdog called the bet and to the surprise of him and even more so, Gill, a queen was drawn as a river card.
The previously confident Gill, who was all in, immediately sat…
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