“BLUFF, RE-BLUFF, RE-RE-BLUFF”

The highlight of the International Federation of Poker’s World Championships in London in November was The Table, nine players competing to become the first official world champion of poker.

At that table were Raul Mestre and Victoria Coren, who would go on to finish first a second. It was a duel not short on drama, with this hand, shown exclusively below, typical of the excitement of the event; a bluff, re-bluff, re-re-bluff that left everyone, not least commentator Jesse May, aghast with awe…