Originally Posted by P. Antonius
Yep, we didn't see him enough and he didn't have to play big pots...
On that particular hand (KK), Booth exactly put him on a big poker pair and thought his shove would make him throw it away (which Ivey did)... Ivey didn't know Booth well enough to risk his stack on that spot... I'm pretty sure it would have been an insta call vs the likes of Farha or Patrik though...
That said Kaplan is a nit, he'd fold pocket queens preflop vs a 3-bet
i guess you are right he just didnt want to gamble against a guy he barely knew, as for Kaplan