He drew pocket aces and had only a 2% chance of losing the hand before the flop. But it all fell apart.Drinan and Cary Katz both drew pocket aces. There was a 96% they would split the pot. Drinan could lose only if Katz got a flush.
Katz got two hearts on the flop. Drinan, who was all-in, still only had 5% chance of getting knocked out at this point:
Another heart came on the turn. There was now a 20% chance that Katz would make a flush on the river and Drinan would be knocked out:
Against the odds, Katz hit his flush on the river:
Drinan (in the sunglasses) was too stunned to react. Katz, to his credit, felt bad. Brutal: