Van Marcus just came pacing slowly past our table, munching on something out of a white paper bag and looking a little glum. Our eyes met, and he gave us the universal sign for elimination from a poker tournament, the finger-across-the-throat.
"Anything noteworthy?" we had to pry at least a little bit.
"I had two queens. He had two kings."
Marcus is pretty bummed about how that went down, and he and Aaron Benton shared a few-minute conversation in which Marcus tried to convince himself he should have considered folding preflop.
"Nothing you can do mate," Benson consoled him. "Just a coolah."