The Truffle Shuffle
Given the speed of the hands, the two remaining players have been waiting for the automatic shuffler to complete in between hands; as such, Phil Hellmuth recently inquired as to whether or not they could switch to a hand shuffle. Don Zewin didn't have a problem with this so they asked the floor, who then radioed his superior.
The two players stopped action for a bit (with the clock running) while waiting for an answer, but it didn't come in a timely fashion. Eventually it was agreed that they would use the machine when the deck was ready, but they'd do a hand shuffle if the hand completed before automatic shuffler.
Tags: Don Zewin, Phil Hellmuth.
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