Kan looked him up and down, then made the call.
The board fell a relatively static Th Tc 7d. Check from Kan, and Tavoularis bet out 2,100. Kan once more studied his opponent like a hunter sizing up prey, before check-raising quietly to 6,500.
Tavoularis wasn’t interested in carrying on, and threw his hand away, leaving Kan to sweep up the pot and move to 45,000.
Tavoularis drops to 26,000…