Originally Posted by timetowom
Skipped over this. +1
"...As far as I can see, all 3 players played their hands correctly (given circumstances, images etc)..."
If you wanna get right down to it, all three players miscalculated the other two hand strengths. All three were dogs. The correct way to play it was to fold. None of them foresaw that and none folded.
So, at best, it's a bad gamble for all the chips 2 or 3 away from the money.