Table Captains

What about the guy who comes in for a little recreational poker? He doesn’t play very often and might not even live in your area. He’s just passing through and saw a sign that read “Live Poker”. Maybe the game is 5-card stud and this guy practically trips in his hurry to take the open seat.

The dealer welcomes him into the game and sells him chips. His first hand finds him with an Ace up and he looks at the dealer and says, “Can I split these?”

Is this a tell or what?
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