We all know that Phil Ivey, arguably the best offline or online poker player in the world, is capable of making some amazing laydowns. This hand drives that point home forever. We watch in horror as the game’s best player folds the winning hand on the showdown. The stakes couldn’t have been higher. It’s deep into the World Series of Poker main event and the whole world is watching as Phil Ivey mucks the winning flush and gives up a $2 million monster pot.
Ivey once said in an interview that nobody plays every hand perfectly. So the next time you find yourself making a boneheaded play at the poker tables that is worthy of being on this site, remind yourself that even Phil Ivey can make a big mistake… in front of millions of ESPN viewers… with the championship on the line.