Thursday, June 07, 2007

Chicken dinner

Don’t deserve any credit at all for this hand, apart from for sensible table selection! Logged on before noon on a Saturday, and I find a $2-4 table with an average pot size of $279 and only 5 of 6 seats taken. It was a sign, and I wasn’t one to ignore it. What followed was a rollercoaster of terrible hands and suckouts from some ridiculously loose play (see # of calls below) from everyone else at the table, but I hung firmly on and managed to win my biggest ever pot by nothing more than playing my good hands very aggressively, then being in the right place at the right time.
If only it was always as easy as calling with the nuts :)
NB Notice how much I’d have lost if he had even a small set!

Hand #41864557-9650 at Grand Island (No Limit Hold'em)
Started at 05/May/07 06:01:39

wildcoyote77 is at seat 1 with $1011.40.
ffiisshhyy is at seat 2 with $614.
JonbonDrama is at seat 3 with $2354.50.
StackinChips1 is at seat 4 with $278.50.
Incrediboy is at seat 5 with $901.
The button is at seat 2.

JonbonDrama posts the small blind of $2.
StackinChips1 posts the big blind of $4.

wildcoyote77: -- --
ffiisshhyy: -- --
JonbonDrama: -- --
StackinChips1: -- --
Incrediboy: Ah Kh

Incrediboy raises to $14. wildcoyote77 calls.
ffiisshhyy calls. JonbonDrama re-raises to $74.
StackinChips1 folds. Incrediboy calls. wildcoyote77
calls. ffiisshhyy calls.

Flop (board: 6h 2h 3h):
JonbonDrama bets $90. Incrediboy calls.
wildcoyote77 goes all-in for $937.40. ffiisshhyy
folds. JonbonDrama folds. Incrediboy goes all-in
for $827. wildcoyote77 is returned $110.40

Turn (board: 6h 2h 3h Td):
(no action in this round)

River (board: 6h 2h 3h Td Th):
(no action in this round)

wildcoyote77 shows Qh 7h.
wildcoyote77 has Qh 7h 6h 3h Th: flush, queen high.
Incrediboy shows Ah Kh.
Incrediboy has Ah Kh 6h 3h Th: flush, ace high.

Hand #41864557-9650 Summary:
$2 is raked from a pot of $2044.
Incrediboy wins $2042 with flush, ace high.

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