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    Hi everyone,

    I'm pretty late to the blogging party, mainly because in the past I wanted to focus all my poker related energy on playing rather than wasting my time venting on a Blog (see my brother's blog ). But I then realized that I end up wasting so much time on other crap anyway, and I intend to keep this blog constructive and eclectic so fk it, let's see where this goes. This is going to be TL;DR for pretty much everyone, so don't even bother starting if you don't want to hear some nonsensical rants.

    First, some background on myself for those who don't know me:

    I started playing poker about 5 1/2 years ago (I came to Montreal for school 7 years ago) and despite going bust a few times in the first few months and having terrible bankroll management, I still managed to support myself through my years doing an International Business degree. Once I finished that, I had no idea what to do with myself (Mentally I wasn't ready yet for a 9-5) so I went back to school in English Litterature to pursue one of my hobbies, reading. I was doing fine, but more importantly I was starting to make significant amounts of money with poker, including some decent scores in tourneys and having good results at 1/2 all the way up to 5-10NL. And so 17 months into my new program, my brother Genitruc won a trip for two on a Caribbean cruise which also included a 3k buyin Event. Unfortunately it happened to coincide during my exam period, and that's how I ended up as one of the chipleaders of the CPC main event with 3 tables left - Special Tournaments 2008 - Caribbean Poker Classic - PokerListings.com

    If you scroll halfway down, I was the guy with a Budweiser hat 'in trouble'. So I nut bubbled/flamed out of that pretty hard, but it also lead me to pursuing poker as my main focus. 2009 was a good year which included lots of poker and lots of traveling. I highly recommend to any young people to spend some time on your own in Europe. I spent three weeks walking the Compostella (Camino de Santiago) through Northern Spain and though it takes a huge toll on you physically, it turned out to be one of my better life experiences thus far. You do a good 20-40km a day through all sorts of different types of terrains and you meet people from all over the place doing the trek for different reasons. Traveling through Europe is just so fast and close, at least for someone coming from the vastness that is Canada. Bleh, i'm getting off track.

    So, for how good 2009 was, 2010 was equally terrible.

    I set high goals for myself last year, including hoping to buy a place for myself in the city, but I managed to start the year off on a soul crushing 65k downswing at 2/4-5/10. That coupled with a WSOP ME bustout and an EPT bustout in Tallinn and I was pretty negative/depressed about poker (I should note that Tallinn was an awesome city to visit; bars never closing ftw). So, I made a site switch towards the end of October and the past three months I've seen some encouraging results. This brings us to now (2011 bitches). This year I'm just saying fk it, cashing out a bunch of my roll with the hope/intention of purchasing a condo (i'm reverse jinxing the inevitable doomswitch) and I am going to try to either get back to school in the fall to do some film studies and/or finish my Eng Lit degree. The reason for going back to school is that in my experience, you really can only play poker for so many hours without falling into your B and C game, and I find myself with too much free time on my hands that I'd rather use learning new things.

    Alright, let's get down to it.

    Necessary graph of 2009 upswing/2010 downswong(Graph is a combination of GBP and Euros)




    And my last few months since rededication/site change:





    So I guess that's it, I'll update this with poker progress, I intend on trying to play about 1.5k hands/day 5 days/week with a mix of tournaments including the sunday mill. Also for any interested I'll share what it's like trying to get a mortgage as a poker player in Canada. I intend on having my first meeting with the bank about it next month which should lead to some super awkward questions and answers. I'm still enrolled in school despite my poker shenanigans and not stepping foot on campus in a while. Alright, off we go!

    Vamos!
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    GL Dyl. Awesome CPC link there, never knew there were updates for that busto tourney lol. Brings back bitter sweet memories, where the fk is our one time?

    Also, thx for letting me sweat you back in 2006, it's probably the reason I play online poker now. VAMOOOO In-deed!
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    Man, late year 2010 site switches are the nuts!

    Here we go, 2011 rejuvenation of the team Canada blogs!

    GL dude,keep up the PKR ownage.
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    toasting on first slice of epic bread
    when the vpip's are high and the value bets are like razors, who can be safe?
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    Bleh, I knew the blog doomswitch would hit. Past 2 sessions down 12 Buyins and running insanely bad, all the standard set over sets, KK into AA as well as being a solid 20 BI under EV this month. I'm pretty frustrated, especially since these things always seem to come right when I try to do something that relies on my finances (i.e. condo). Sigh, hopefully this doesn't turn into a full on downswing in which case I'd be pretty fucked.




    On a brighter note, in a couple hours I'm going skiing for the afternoon which should be a nice break from the grind of the city. I used to skii a bit when I was a kid, then I didn't skii for almost 10 years until me, Alexos and Meeloche played in the BCPC last year and we went skiing in Whistler. That kindled my desire to ski again, and I got myself some skiis this year and a membership at the local mountain (Bromont) and this is the 2nd time I'm going this year. Hopefully I can go a dozen times and become half-decent. Hopefully better updates to come. FAK I hope this didn't just become a vent blog.
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    Damn that sucks dude. Don't worry the blog boom switch will come!

    I noticed you show the stat PFR/VPIP ratio?.. I've never shown that before. helpful?
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    I gave the other grip, I lost a flip for five stacks
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    bah, things will turn around, just a period of shitty weather.
    when the vpip's are high and the value bets are like razors, who can be safe?
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    just gives another impression how aggro/passive someone is pre
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    So, after a crappy poker day yesterday, I went skiing and then to a pretty cool concert. The band was Braids, and they have a chance to get pretty popular in the Indie rock scene in North American. They have a couple great songs, and the rest is this kind of metasomething that sounds nice but the lead singer (a girl with an awesome voice) kind of gets lost in it. Their breakout type song is 'Lemonade' BRAIDS on Myspace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads . It was also marred by a portion of the hipster scene that were there only to be seen and not to actually listen to music. So fkn tilting when there's this awesome moment in the concert and there are a group of girls chatting above the decibel level of the music about where they're going after. STFU BITCHES!.

    Ok, today's a big poker day, I'm highly motivated to right the ship.

    Obligatory pics of winter awesomeness. I should've taken a picture from the top since the mountain is surprisingly good for being only an hour out from the city. It obviously can't compete with Tremblant but my friend still managed to trap me by telling me to 'follow him' down a double black diamond and I almost died when I tried to slow down on some icy patch and just powerslided 100 metres down the hill.



    And this is the goon you'll be dealing with in this thread:

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    Just put in 1100 hands, about to grab some lunch and then put in another 1k hopefully followed by some exercise. Poker content time:

    Ended up a BI, but really should have made so much more. I didn't death run, but I made some marginal plays that I would like to have back. I also noticed there's some laziness creeping up in my game. I'm making some flop calls OOP that are just plain bad, and spots where c/raising is clearly better than c/calling.

    Here's one:

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (6 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    MP ($135)
    CO ($294.25)
    Button ($212.20)
    Hero (SB) ($201.40)
    BB ($237)
    UTG ($209.50)

    Preflop: Hero is SB with A, 4
    1 fold, MP bets $6, 1 fold, Button calls $6, Hero calls $5, 1 fold

    Flop: ($20) 2, 5, 4 (3 players)
    Hero checks, MP bets $15, 1 fold, Hero calls $15

    Turn: ($50) 8 (2 players)
    Hero checks, MP checks

    River: ($50) J (2 players)
    Hero checks, MP bets $37.50, Hero folds

    Total pot: $50

    Results:
    MP didn't show
    Outcome: MP won $85


    Here's a marginal play that cost me: Villain seems pretty stubborn and I'm 3-betting a lot and he's calling lots. The truth is, I timed out on the flop and was just going to b/fold but when I saw him stab I figured he's betting ATC here. Then when he shoves I think I'm priced in enough versus his J10-78 and underpairs enough to make the call correct...close though.

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (5 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    MP ($200)
    Button ($263.50)
    SB ($274.65)
    Hero (BB) ($220)
    UTG ($313.60)

    Preflop: Hero is BB with A, 10
    2 folds, Button bets $6, 1 fold, Hero raises $19, Button calls $15

    Flop: ($43) 8, 8, 9 (2 players)
    Hero checks, Button bets $27.50, Hero raises $73, Button raises $215 (All-In), Hero calls $126 (All-In)

    Turn: ($441) 3 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    River: ($441) 4 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Total pot: $441

    Results:
    Button had J, J (two pair, Jacks and eights).
    Hero had A, 10 (one pair, eights).
    Outcome: Button won $481.50


    I ran into a few sets in reraises pots with AK on A high boards which sucked, but this hand incited in me the strongest ' fuck me please don't let this be a megadownswing' reaction. What's his equity on the flop? 1% or something?

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (6 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    CO ($273.35)
    Button ($375.61)
    Hero (SB) ($208.30)
    BB ($194)
    UTG ($242.35)
    MP ($383.65)

    Preflop: Hero is SB with 4, 4
    1 fold, MP bets $7, 2 folds, Hero calls $6, BB calls $5

    Flop: ($21) 3, Q, 4 (3 players)
    Hero checks, BB checks, MP bets $14, Hero raises $48, 1 fold, MP calls $34

    Turn: ($117) Q (2 players)
    Hero bets $153.30 (All-In), MP calls $153.30

    River: ($423.60) 3 (2 players, 1 all-in)

    Total pot: $423.60

    Results:
    Hero had 4, 4 (full house, fours over Queens).
    MP had A, Q (full house, Queens over threes).
    Outcome: MP won $420.60
    Last edited by Ravageur; 01-21-2011 at 02:00 PM.
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    Hand 1
    -A4 hand, yah for sure fold river, but I'm tempted to shove.

    Hand 2
    - obv spew. I'd rather c/c and c/bomb turn than this.

    Hand 3
    -laame
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    Yeah the A10 is just a spew. So far today have played 2.5k hands, and up 80$ WHEEEEE. I feel like I played ok, but I'm still making a couple mistakes that are killing my momentum.

    Gonna try to not just focus on the negative, here's a couple good hands:

    Villain is a typical reg, WTF is he raising here 3-way? Pretty standard. I just shove because I don't want to get re-bluffed or think he has any fold equity.

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (5 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    BB ($213.30)
    UTG ($165.54)
    Hero (MP) ($257)
    Button ($196)
    SB ($404.36)

    Preflop: Hero is MP with 5, A
    1 fold, Hero bets $7, Button calls $7, 1 fold, BB calls $5

    Flop: ($22) J, 2, 7 (3 players)
    BB checks, Hero bets $14, Button raises $38, 1 fold, Hero raises $236 (All-In), 1 fold

    Total pot: $98

    Results:
    Hero didn't show 5, A.
    Outcome: Hero won $307

    This guy is a reg-fish, pretty standard but nice to see he didn't bink you with like A4.

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (6 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    Hero (MP) ($276.30)
    CO ($56.50)
    Button ($236)
    SB ($266.85)
    BB ($410.10)
    UTG ($47.55)

    Preflop: Hero is MP with Q, A
    1 fold, Hero bets $7, CO calls $7, 3 folds

    Flop: ($17) 8, 2, 7 (2 players)
    Hero checks, CO checks

    Turn: ($17) 8 (2 players)
    Hero checks, CO bets $12.75, Hero calls $12.75

    River: ($42.50) 4 (2 players)
    Hero checks, CO bets $36.75 (All-In), Hero calls $36.75

    Total pot: $116

    Results:
    Hero had Q, A (one pair, eights).
    CO had K, 10 (one pair, eights).
    Outcome: Hero won $113



    Now to some bad stuff. Not even sure how bad this is, the c/minraise just owns me so hard most of the time since it tilts me too much to fold top pair in pos to the minraise but there's not gonna be any good turn cards for my hand and I'm gonna have to fold too many turn/rivers. Bleh. This guy was a random fish.

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (6 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    Hero (CO) ($221.75)
    Button ($229.15)
    SB ($205)
    BB ($233.10)
    UTG ($132.19)
    MP ($214.15)

    Preflop: Hero is CO with 9, Q
    UTG calls $2, 1 fold, Hero bets $8, 3 folds, UTG calls $6

    Flop: ($19) 10, Q, 3 (2 players)
    UTG checks, Hero bets $14.25, UTG raises $28.50, Hero raises $199.50 (All-In), UTG calls $95.69 (All-In)

    Turn: ($267.38) A (2 players, 2 all-in)

    River: ($267.38) 7 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Total pot: $267.38

    Results:
    UTG had 10, Q (two pair, Queens and tens).
    Hero had 9, Q (one pair, Queens).
    Outcome: UTG won $264.38


    Again another case of the minraise owning me, I also have problems with these 60bbish type people where I automatically assume they're terrible (which they generally are) but also fail to play properly versus them.

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (6 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    Hero (UTG) ($244.20)
    MP ($36.10)
    CO ($96.80)
    Button ($200)
    SB ($376.25)
    BB ($215.90)

    Preflop: Hero is UTG with 9, A
    Hero bets $7, 1 fold, CO calls $7, 3 folds

    Flop: ($17) 7, 5, 8 (2 players)
    Hero bets $9, CO raises $18, Hero calls $9

    Turn: ($53) Q (2 players)
    Hero checks, CO bets $39.75, Hero raises $79.50, CO calls $32.05 (All-In)

    River: ($196.60) 2 (2 players, 1 all-in)

    Total pot: $196.60

    Results:
    Hero had 9, A (high card, Ace).
    CO had J, J (one pair, Jacks).
    Outcome: CO won $193.60
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    Don't like the A5 hand in general. I mean, why do you need to shove and risk your entire stack when you can 3bet smaller?

    Q9 - yah easy fold or at least peel. I just think you 're shoving too much over flops when you have position. Whats the point of position if you're shoving? I'd fold, he's gonna show up with better Q's than us.. let alone QT even.
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    Hmm..with the A5 - because we have backdoor equity if we do get called (bd straight/flushdraw and maybe an overcard). I mean I could click it back but any bigger size seems like putting a ton out there to fold. And you're right about the q9, everytime I get minraised on the flop I need to take a deep breath or do 5 pushups or something so I don't monkey.
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    ffs, just wrote a lengthy reply to a bunch of hands that also talked about experimenting with spewiness in general. guess i ll just retype a cliff notes version :

    ATss hand : i don t hate a 3-street rape-call here line vs this particular villain. def a huge read to have when you see him flatting JJ in pos, makes him much tougher to play against, unfortunately. in this spot i prefer bet-3bet (flop) to any other line if you feel like battling.

    444 (turned boat) hand : love the overbet turn shove

    A5cc : i disagree with both you and griffey, i would float OOP here if i thought he was FOS and bet every river when turn checks through (as it often will). this line gets him to fold his 99 that he s raising for protection on flop (not 100% impossible) and looks the strongest imo.

    A9hh : after floating flop i would open-shove this turn to prevent him from getting us to make a big mistake (like folding vs his JTss). i mean, fuck, we have like 25% equity vs sets...

    Q9ss : i understand wanting to shove, but just imagine phil galfond's soothing voice crooning "i think most people make the mistake of feeling like their only decisions here are shove or fold. it s never a bad thing to use your position, especially vs a fish who is likely to fear many turn cards irrationally".
    when the vpip's are high and the value bets are like razors, who can be safe?
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    oh yeah and the end of the cliffnotes version should include an abridged version of a paragraph that says something along the lines of "if these strange, spewy plays don't cause you to stop playing out of frustration, they are almost definitely +ev in the long run since they keep you thinking critically about the game".
    when the vpip's are high and the value bets are like razors, who can be safe?
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    geni - i agree that in general the A5cc float would be better, but its only reallly good if he's the type to shut down... unless you're happy calling off barrels with A5 if he keeps bluffing.
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    I gave the other grip, I lost a flip for five stacks
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    nothing terrible about folding (the A5 hand) but i think calling turn and riv is fine except for when 8,9 or T hit
    when the vpip's are high and the value bets are like razors, who can be safe?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Genitruc View Post
    nothing terrible about folding (the A5 hand) but i think calling turn and riv is fine except for when 8,9 or T hit
    haha ok well I think everyone would agree that just folding the flop is >>> any of the options we're talking about. haha
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    I gave the other grip, I lost a flip for five stacks
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    Some math on the A5cc hand:

    Case 1: We jam - Need him to fold 70%


    Board: Jc 2h 7d
    Dead:

    equity win tie pots won pots tied
    Hand 0: 06.875% 06.87% 00.00% 1157 0.00 { Ac5c }
    Hand 1: 93.125% 93.13% 00.00% 15673 0.00 { 77, 22, AJs, KcJc, KdJd, KhJh, AJo }

    This is my perceived equity that we have vs his shove calling range

    When he folds X%, we are up $74

    When he calls (1-X)%: -0.93125*($196) + 0.0687($196+8)
    : -168.51

    74X - 168.51(1-X) = 0
    242.51x = 168.51
    x = 0.69

    So we need him to fold here almost 70% of the time to be profitable. Thats huge!


    Case 2: 3bet small to around $75, need him to fold 52%

    Folds X: +74

    Doesn't fold and jams or peels and we give up (1-X): we lose 75+7: $82

    74x - (1-x)*82 = 0
    74x+82x = 82
    x = 0.52

    Need him to fold 52%
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    I gave the other grip, I lost a flip for five stacks
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ravageur View Post

    Pretty fuckign std montrealer Canada Goose winter jacket, huh. My busto ass could only afford some Jack & Jones bomber, not bad but definitely not the same quality / warmth as the Goose variant.
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    lol so many conversations have been had about the ubiquitous goose since Rav bought his

    btw griff I think villain prob folds here like 85% of the time on flop (A5cc hand obv) thx for doing maths
    when the vpip's are high and the value bets are like razors, who can be safe?
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    hah penneywise had i known I would look like a montreal drone on the streets (i think literally 1/3 guys have this exact same jacket) i would def not have gotten it. But yeah it is pretty damn warm but i suspect there's only a few days a year where it makes a difference.


    Anyway, onto some shitty poker stuff. Today was a massively death tilting day, but I stuck it out and dug myself out of a pretty big hole. I was down 1.7k at one point and got it back to a reasonable amount. I could post some stupid vent hands (AA cracked my very first hand at 2/4 in a while, AA<KK etc) but fk it i don't want that to be the tone of the blog. I am under the assumption that it's still possible to run near EV, I'll let you know how that feels when it happens.

    Today's work:

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    Quick update, actually ran above EV today after losing a bit on sunday playing the Mill and some other tourneys. Today was 1100 hands for +1.3k and I actually won some flips. Let's hope this marks the end of my blogdoomswitch! I'm kinda afraid to hit the post button.

    In other news, someone sent to me a job posting in the poker industry that seems pretty tailor made for me (who knew being bilingual and playing online poker would be two main requirements of a paying job?). So I'm going to throw my hat in the ring and see what comes of it.
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    If you grind a lot on weekends, its possible to have a 9-5 job, play sports a few nights a week and still get in 30-40k hands a month. For whatever that's worth!
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    Had a pretty awesome day, finished 3rd for 400$ in some tourney, also played 1800 hands and just heatered my way through pretty much the entire session. Even ate a pretty huge cooler but managed to keep my A-game going and ran *gasp* above EV. I'm pretty pumped tbh, I feel like I took the worst 1/2 variance can give and I'm still having a solid winning month.




    Obligatory ownage:


    I just remember thinking that villain sucked and was pretty passive.

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (5 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    BB ($237.25)
    UTG ($248.90)
    MP ($340.80)
    Hero (Button) ($414.18)
    SB ($201)

    Preflop: Hero is Button with K, J
    UTG calls $2, MP bets $8, Hero calls $8, 2 folds, UTG calls $6

    Flop: ($27) 9, 10, 3 (3 players)
    UTG checks, MP bets $18, Hero raises $57, UTG calls $57, 1 fold

    Turn: ($159) A (2 players)
    UTG checks, Hero checks

    River: ($159) 5 (2 players)
    UTG bets $119.25, Hero calls $119.25

    Total pot: $397.50

    Results:
    Hero had K, J (high card, Ace).
    UTG had J, Q (high card, Ace).
    Outcome: Hero won $394.50
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    Relatively productive day, got a CV and cover letter together and sent that in and put in 1.8k hands. Unfortunately the heater was long since cooled and I flipped crummily and dropped some. I did have a couple potentially interesting spots that are postworthy:

    Villain wasn't a reg, just showed up and like most fish I assumed he was on the passive side.

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (6 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    SB ($118.64)
    BB ($193.65)
    UTG ($260)
    MP ($261.78)
    Hero (CO) ($200)
    Button ($202.90)

    Preflop: Hero is CO with 4, 4
    2 folds, Hero bets $7, 2 folds, BB calls $5

    Flop: ($15) A, J, Q (2 players)
    BB checks, Hero bets $11.25, BB calls $11.25

    Turn: ($37.50) 4 (2 players)
    BB checks, Hero bets $28.12, BB raises $175.40 (All-In), Hero had 147$ to call...



    Hand 2: Full ring table which I rarely play so I assume people are tighter even if it's only 7 handed. This guy wasn't getting out of line so his range is something like sets/top two/straight/pair + FD and QJ/KJhh. Is this a snap fold?


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    SB ($177.15)
    BB ($143)
    UTG ($205.25)
    MP1 ($488.49)
    MP2 ($196.65)
    Hero (CO) ($352.92)
    Button ($209.45)

    Preflop: Hero is CO with 3, A
    1 fold, MP1 bets $6, 1 fold, Hero calls $6, Button calls $6, 2 folds

    Flop: ($21) 8, 10, 7 (3 players)
    MP1 bets $10.50, Hero raises $36, Button raises $203.45 (All-In), 1 fold, Hero has to call 167$
    Last edited by Ravageur; 02-03-2011 at 12:58 AM.
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  28. #28
    1- call
    2- I notice you tend to do this alot, like any sort of equity you prefer raising to calling. Here I would just flat flop and allow BTN to either do something stupid or come along for the ride with a lesser draw. As played it's a pretty shitty spot but if we put in a few combo draws in his range I believe it's rly close, stove it.
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  29. #29
    both seem like calls to me and only vary by the amount of fist-pumping.

    quasi fist pumping 1, and not fist pumping 2.
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    Just a quick update. Went to the new Montreal poker club 'Poker Playground' on the First Nations reserve with Alexos tonight. All in all it was pretty impressive and outdoes pretty much every Vegas poker room. It has 1. Amazing waitresses (Almost on a Montreal quality stripclub level). 2. Free drinks AND surprisingly great food if you're sitting at a table. 3. A good bar area. 4. Good dealers, fishy games and hot massage girls. All in all it's a clear winner. That being said, it's sadly still live poker and horribly boring when it gets down to it. We played a 125$ freezeout that we both busted pretty quick, then just donked some 1/2$ NL. I was up 600$ at one point but drunkenly donked most of it off when I blanked some big draws to end up a tiny bit on the night while Alexos lost a bit.

    As for online, nothing too interesting. Some good, some bad.

    Today I dodged this draw, and regardless of what he had I think I played it pretty optimally. Villain is a good reg, and I just don't think good regs are raising Kx here until they know you're going to stack off light and I did not have that dynamic yet with this guy:

    No-Limit Hold'em, $4.00 BB (4 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    Hero (SB) ($469)
    BB ($392)
    UTG ($395.03)
    Button ($661.20)

    Preflop: Hero is SB with 10, 10
    2 folds, Hero bets $10, BB calls $8

    Flop: ($24) K, 9, 8 (2 players)
    Hero bets $18, BB raises $52, Hero raises $118, BB raises $328 (All-In), Hero calls $244

    Turn: ($784) Q (2 players, 1 all-in)

    River: ($784) J (2 players, 1 all-in)

    Total pot: $784

    Results:
    Hero had 10, 10 (straight, King high).
    BB had 7, 6 (high card, King).
    Outcome: Hero won $782


    I also lost this beauty.

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (6 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    CO ($37)
    Hero (Button) ($220.60)
    SB ($202.50)
    BB ($224)
    UTG ($129.87)
    MP ($325.85)

    Preflop: Hero is Button with 3, A
    UTG bets $6, 2 folds, Hero calls $6, SB raises $25, 1 fold, UTG calls $20, Hero calls $20

    Flop: ($80) 9, 5, 2 (3 players)
    SB bets $60, 1 fold, Hero raises $194.60 (All-In), SB calls $116.50 (All-In)

    Turn: ($433) 5 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    River: ($433) 5 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Total pot: $433

    Results:
    Hero had 3, A (flush, Ace high).
    SB had 7, 7 (full house, fives over sevens).
    Outcome: SB won $430



    And I was pretty miffed about this hand. I really don't know what's best here on the turn and river. Villain is same reg as in the 10-10 hand, he's a solid winner. I just have no clue wtf he has that isn't raise/calling flop or turn and then shoving river, but I also can't find a single hand that I beat so I feel like I can't c/call. Shoving is just flat out way too thin since i only beat 10s right? Just so lost here.

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    Hero (BB) ($537.20)
    UTG ($507.30)
    MP ($74)
    CO ($424.20)
    Button ($183.90)
    SB ($2588.75)

    Preflop: Hero is BB with J, J
    2 folds, CO bets $12, 2 folds, Hero raises $34, CO calls $26

    Flop: ($78) 7, 8, 5 (2 players)
    Hero bets $46, CO calls $46

    Turn: ($170) 8 (2 players)
    Hero bets $89, CO calls $89

    River: ($348) 9 (2 players)
    Hero checks, CO bets $251.20 (All-In), [color=#666666][i]Hero wishes he had just shoved pre.


    Curious to hear some feedback on this last one.
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  31. #31
    i like flop CR in JJ hand
    when the vpip's are high and the value bets are like razors, who can be safe?
  32. #32
    TT hand is way overplaying no? I mean, how good do you think you'll be when you 3bet this flop and get it in? Why not just peel the flop OOP and re-evaluate if you don't want to fold?

    JJ hand - what is his fold to 3bet?
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    Quote Originally Posted by griffey24 View Post
    TT hand is way overplaying no? I mean, how good do you think you'll be when you 3bet this flop and get it in? Why not just peel the flop OOP and re-evaluate if you don't want to fold?
    This.

    I'd imagine his range would be something like this when we get all in:

    Board: Kc 9s 8c
    Dead:

    equity win tie pots won pots tied
    Hand 0: 25.270% 25.22% 00.05% 8738 18.00 { TdTh }
    Hand 1: 74.730% 74.68% 00.05% 25876 18.00 { 99-88, AcQc, AcJc, AcTc, Ac9c, Ac7c, K9s-K8s, QcJc, JcTc, 98s, 7c6c, K9o, 98o }

    Throw in the odd KQ in there, and our equity is even worse.
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    He's 3-betting 88/99/A10 + preflop and isn't calling k9o (he's super TAG) so we don't have to worry about those hands and I don't think he's raising KQ here, so I think I'm more like 40% against his getting it in range and throw in the times he folds and I think it's close/fine.
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  35. #35
    ya this particular guy will def be airballing some % of the time here on the flop

    have to say, i like the TT hand
    when the vpip's are high and the value bets are like razors, who can be safe?
  36. #36
    Quote Originally Posted by Ravageur View Post
    He's 3-betting 88/99/A10 + preflop and isn't calling k9o (he's super TAG) so we don't have to worry about those hands and I don't think he's raising KQ here, so I think I'm more like 40% against his getting it in range and throw in the times he folds and I think it's close/fine.
    Yeah some hands need to be discounted in that range, but vs a get it in range I don't think you can be 40% that seems high...

    This guy will fold K9s to raise SB v BB?

    And if his raise is airball a lot there's def merit in just calling and getting it in on good turns, then you'd be like 60%+ vs his range if he continues airballs.
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    There are just so few bricks on the turn that I'm gonna happy to get it in on and can force me into making an incorrect fold that I'd rather 3-ball the flop and hope he spews and/or take the flip right now versus potentially donating 35BBs to him without showdown.
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  38. #38
    i can t think of a single good turn card besides a king. lots of his airballs will be like QTs, A5s so it s gonna vry tough to play turn well
    when the vpip's are high and the value bets are like razors, who can be safe?
  39. #39
    If you think of it in terms of a range and even include airballs like A5s or QTs.


    equity win tie pots won pots tied
    Hand 0: 37.143% 36.82% 00.32% 567 5.00 { TdTh }
    Hand 1: 62.857% 62.53% 00.32% 963 5.00 { 88, Ac9c, Ac7c, Ac6c, A5s, Ac4c, Ac3c, Ac2c, K9s-K8s, QcJc, QTs, Qc9c, JcTc, Jc9c, 98s, 6c5c, 5c4c, K9o }

    Your equity on the turn will improve on any non-club, non-Ace turn. That's only 10-12 bad cards that we will c/f. If he has even more airball, then this play becomes even better since we are even more ahead of his range, even if he does bluff us on 9 club turns, and the A, which are the only terrible cards for us.

    I guess all this to say is that a raise in villains spot IP is insanely powerfull, since all our options kinda suck.
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  40. #40
    ya no shit eh

    fking pozeeeshun
    when the vpip's are high and the value bets are like razors, who can be safe?
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    I'm pretty fkn satisfied right now. This month has been pretty bleh, mostly feeling like I'm running uphill, but today when putting in a session I said fk it, don't be a pussy and play 2/4 and don't run like shit. And amazingly, I didn't, and I crushed pretty hard and felt very good about my play...and I ran hot for my first biggish session in a while: +3k.

    When my red line is going up, it's usually a good sign for how I'm playing:





    A few highlights. Here is my history with Villain, and why I snapped pretty quickly the next hand.

    No-Limit Hold'em, $4.00 BB (5 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    Hero (Button) ($533.55)
    SB ($306.13)
    BB ($611.40)
    UTG ($376)
    MP ($754)

    Preflop: Hero is Button with Q, 6
    2 folds, Hero bets $12, SB raises $18, 1 fold, Hero calls $8

    Flop: ($44) Q, K, 6 (2 players)
    SB checks, Hero bets $33, SB raises $66, Hero raises $480.55 (All-In), SB calls $220.13 (All-In)

    Turn: ($616.26) 5 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    River: ($616.26) K (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Total pot: $616.26

    Results:
    Hero had Q, 6 (two pair, Kings and Queens).
    SB had Q, 10 (two pair, Kings and Queens).
    Outcome: SB won $613.26




    Setting up this hand. I flatted pf to keep the fish in the hand:

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    Hero (Button) ($626.60)
    SB ($692.12)
    BB ($394)
    UTG ($581.50)
    MP ($613.47)
    CO ($110.60)

    Preflop: Hero is Button with Q, Q
    UTG bets $14, 2 folds, Hero calls $14, SB calls $12, 1 fold

    Flop: ($46) 6, 3, 5 (3 players)
    SB checks, UTG bets $40, Hero calls $40, SB calls $40

    Turn: ($166) 5 (3 players)
    SB checks, UTG checks, Hero bets $111, SB calls $111, 1 fold

    River: ($388) 7 (2 players)
    SB bets $527.12 (All-In), Hero calls $461.60 (All-In)

    Total pot: $1311.20

    Results:
    Hero had Q, Q (two pair, Queens and fives).
    SB had 9, 3 (two pair, fives and threes).
    Outcome: Hero won $1308.20
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    Making a pretty big push to finish January off well. Just finished 33rd in the Pokerstars Sunday Million for 3.5k. I obviously ran good to get that far, but lost a 1.7 mill pot QQ to A5 in a blind war to cripple me with 40 left. All in all about a 6.8k sunday, so I'll take it

    Here's to a more consistent february.
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    wow so fkin close, gg!
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  44. #44
    Quote Originally Posted by Ravageur View Post
    Making a pretty big push to finish January off well. Just finished 33rd in the Pokerstars Sunday Million for 3.5k. I obviously ran good to get that far, but lost a 1.7 mill pot QQ to A5 in a blind war to cripple me with 40 left. All in all about a 6.8k sunday, so I'll take it

    Here's to a more consistent february.
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    Wow, where to start. After the emotional letdown of busting the Mill last night pretty deep, I decided to keep my nose to the grindstone and play a session. It turned out to be a pretty wild session which ended in one of the most tilting moments of my poker career. I've never been closer to wanting to break something physically in a long long time.

    Even though EV won't show it, I ran pretty terribly to start:

    Some beauties:

    1. I think I played this pretty optimally to maximize his bluffs.

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (6 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    CO ($239.35)
    Button ($207.30)
    SB ($200.75)
    BB ($47.50)
    UTG ($196)
    Hero (MP) ($194)

    Preflop: Hero is MP with J, K
    1 fold, Hero bets $7, CO calls $7, 1 fold, SB calls $6, BB calls $5

    Flop: ($28) K, 4, 2 (4 players)
    SB checks, BB checks, Hero checks, CO bets $21, 2 folds, Hero calls $21

    Turn: ($70) 5 (2 players)
    Hero checks, CO bets $56, Hero calls $56

    River: ($182) J (2 players)
    Hero checks, CO bets $155.35 (All-In), Hero calls $110 (All-In)

    Total pot: $402

    Results:
    Hero had J, K (flush, King high).
    CO had A, Q (flush, Ace high).
    Outcome: CO won $444.35


    2. This is close. Villain is standard Tag reg and I've been 3-betting and being sick aggro all session. I think he's snapping AJ as well, but he's obviously super weighted towards AQ. I just couldn't conceive of c/calling and I was too tilted to c/fold.

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    UTG ($405.60)
    MP ($376.50)
    Button ($430)
    Hero (SB) ($510.30)
    BB ($174.76)

    Preflop: Hero is SB with A, K
    UTG bets $12, 2 folds, Hero raises $36, 1 fold, UTG calls $26

    Flop: ($80) A, 10, 9 (2 players)
    Hero bets $46, UTG calls $46

    Turn: ($172) 4 (2 players)
    Hero bets $111, UTG calls $111

    River: ($394) Q (2 players)
    Hero bets $315.30 (All-In), UTG calls $210.60 (All-In)

    Total pot: $815.20

    Results:
    Hero had A, K (one pair, Aces).
    UTG had Q, A (two pair, Aces and Queens).
    Outcome: UTG won $812.20

    3. Another close one. Villain is a passive whale so my shove here was for value, but I think there might be a way where I don't get stacked here I just don't know what it is.

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    MP ($425)
    CO ($360.30)
    Button ($460)
    Hero (SB) ($554.80)
    BB ($535.20)
    UTG ($418.50)

    Preflop: Hero is SB with 5, 7
    1 fold, MP bets $14, CO calls $14, 1 fold, Hero calls $12, 1 fold

    Flop: ($48) 7, 2, 5 (3 players)
    Hero checks, MP bets $34.50, CO calls $34.50, Hero raises $141, 1 fold, CO calls $106.50

    Turn: ($364.50) J (2 players)
    Hero bets $362.50, CO calls $203.30 (All-In)

    River: ($771.10) 2 (2 players, 1 all-in)

    Total pot: $771.10

    Results:
    Hero had 5, 7 (two pair, sevens and fives).
    CO had 5, Q (flush, Queen high).
    Outcome: CO won $768.10



    4. Villain was unknown, but again not sure there's anything I can do about this.

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    Button ($163.30)
    Hero (SB) ($408)
    BB ($1035)
    UTG ($421)
    MP ($341)
    CO ($74)

    Preflop: Hero is SB with Q, A
    1 fold, MP bets $12, 1 fold, Button calls $12, Hero raises $42, 1 fold, MP calls $32, Button calls $32

    Flop: ($136) 3, 2, A (3 players)
    Hero bets $67, MP calls $67, 1 fold

    Turn: ($270) 7 (2 players)
    Hero bets $270, MP calls $230 (All-In)

    River: ($730) A (2 players, 1 all-in)

    Total pot: $730

    Results:
    Hero had Q, A (three of a kind, Aces).
    MP had J, 8 (flush, Ace high).
    Outcome: MP won $727


    Hand 5. Same villain as in hand 3, I was so sure I was valuing KK/QQ, then I owned myself.

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    Button ($409)
    SB ($682.60)
    BB ($564.80)
    Hero (UTG) ($420)

    Preflop: Hero is UTG with A, 5
    Hero bets $12, 1 fold, SB raises $22, 1 fold, Hero calls $12

    Flop: ($52) 8, 3, A (2 players)
    SB checks, Hero bets $36, SB calls $36

    Turn: ($124) J (2 players)
    SB checks, Hero bets $67, SB calls $67

    River: ($258) 2 (2 players)
    SB checks, Hero bets $131, SB calls $131

    Total pot: $520

    Results:
    SB had 10, A (one pair, Aces).
    Hero had A, 5 (one pair, Aces).
    Outcome: SB won $518



    And etc....some AK<KK and AK<QQ and I dug myself a solid hole. I then proceeded to make a comeback the hard way.


    Hand 1. Biggest pot I won all day...Villain's a bit of an unknown and randos are usually passive I just don't see how any strong hand would take this line. Bit of a soulown imo

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    Hero (UTG) ($400)
    MP ($168)
    CO ($959.50)
    Button ($173)
    SB ($628.50)
    BB ($421)

    Preflop: Hero is UTG with 8, J
    Hero bets $14, 3 folds, SB calls $12, 1 fold

    Flop: ($32) Q, 8, Q (2 players)
    SB bets $16, Hero raises $51, SB raises $116, Hero calls $81

    Turn: ($296) K (2 players)
    SB bets $482.50 (All-In), Hero calls $254 (All-In)

    River: ($804) 7 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Total pot: $804

    Results:
    SB had J, 6 (one pair, Queens).
    Hero had 8, J (two pair, Queens and eights).
    Outcome: Hero won $801

    And then this regfish sat at all my 2/4 tables and proceeded to destroy me for a good hour with stuff like this:

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    Hero (SB) ($415.50)
    BB ($771.50)
    UTG ($394)
    Button ($741)

    Preflop: Hero is SB with 8, J
    2 folds, Hero bets $10, BB calls $8

    Flop: ($24) 5, 8, 5 (2 players)
    Hero bets $18, BB calls $18

    Turn: ($60) 10 (2 players)
    Hero bets $45, BB calls $45

    River: ($150) 4 (2 players)
    Hero checks, BB bets $149, Hero calls $149

    Total pot: $448

    Results:
    Hero didn't show 8, J (nothing).
    BB had 4, 4 (full house, fours over fives).
    Outcome: BB won $446


    And this

    No-Limit Hold'em, $4.00 BB (5 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    BB ($386)
    UTG ($431.60)
    MP ($398)
    Hero (Button) ($402.70)
    SB ($445.35)

    Preflop: Hero is Button with K, A
    2 folds, Hero bets $12, 1 fold, BB calls $8

    Flop: ($26) 3, 9, 9 (2 players)
    BB checks, Hero bets $19.50, BB raises $39, Hero calls $19.50

    Turn: ($104) 8 (2 players)
    BB bets $45, Hero calls $45

    River: ($194) 8 (2 players)
    BB checks, Hero checks

    Total pot: $194

    Results:
    Hero didn't show K, A (nothing).
    BB had 6, K (flush, King high).
    Outcome: BB won $191


    Until the climax of the session and basically this month. I grind up a 350BB stack at one of his tables, and he triples up to get to 1350$ deep with me. He is limp/calling just about every hand, and sure enough he limps the cutoff, button punishes 5x and I call in the BB with 77. Fish calls and board comes 972 monotone. It get checked around, turn is a brick 4 and I bet almost pot. Our fish then raises pretty big, to 200ish and I call. River is a beautiful 2 and I check intending to c/shove and ship the nearly 2.7k pot and end this month on a great note.. I check, and he bets 300$.....I go to shove and...(you already know what's coming).....my computer freezes and I have to reboot the software. When I come back I am told by Pocketfours who was sitting at the same table at the time that I got a disconnect protection so got the $$$ I had invested in the pot back but that the fish had the nut flush and was obviously calling off his entire stack and I just burned 1.3k in a fire because of my fkn computer.


    Anyway, all that to say, poker can be a great test of your patience. Gonna try to get some poker in tomorrow before I head off skiing where I will detilt and try not to run into a tree.


    All in all January was a decent month, a bit of 'what could have been' but hopefully promising for the rest of 2011. I also feel comfortable again playing 2/4 which is great since I really feel I can crush that as hard as I have 1/2 so hopefully rakeback + profits should increase.


    Cash graph not including +4kish in tourney profits and rakeback/rakerace:

    Last edited by Ravageur; 02-03-2011 at 12:59 AM.
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  46. #46
    I think you're overplaying some hands (I thin I say this everytime I post to your hands! haha)

    But realistically, you're using the "I have no choice but to shove this hand, must stack off" logic. I don't think its bad necessary. But there are other ways to get it in.

    For example, in two of your hands with strong hands you're shoving a flush card turn. I think that card is scary enough that people will be folding a ton of hands you are trying to get value from. I also think that card is sufficiently scary that if you check it, people will def be bluff jamming. I would almost rather c/c this card with those hands you had (57, AQh) than shove. The 57 hand especially, calls flop, calls flop c/r, his range is WAY weighted to a flush. This spot might even be more of a c/f than a bomb.

    It's not that balanced with when we do have flushes (though even when we have the flush I don' think its bad to check sometimes), but people won't know if its balanced or not anyhow.

    Also AK hand on AhTs9s board I would bet flop harder, it's so drawy and pot it or even overbet shove turn when second FD comes out. Looks pretty drawy, and ppl can't fold.
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    Pretty meh start to february. In first 10 minutes I lost AA<AK, QQ<JJ and AKs<QQ all at 2/4. So yeah, was down 1.6k before I could blink, I then beared down, grinded it all the way back to breakeven, only to make a few bad spews to drop 600$. Pretty annoying. My two biggest mistakes were pussying out on firing the 3rd barrel in 2 big spots at 2/4 and then trying to rep a rivered backdoor flush in a 3-bet pot versus a reg who was obviously strong (he had top set and timebanked it hard lol). Fkn nits.

    Gonna put in some tourneys tonight and hope I bink something. I also went and visited the condo that I want to buy today, and the one I would ideally want is 260K plus all the taxes/expenses that come with it. So yeah, lots of grinding to do this month, off I go!
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    Volume isn't great, but still put in 1.5k hands today for +1k. I played 80% NL400 and what's interesting is that I can tell these regs aren't used to players who are willing to push any edge preflop, i.e. 4-bet bluff and 4-bet stack off light. So they're not doing a great job adjusting.


    I had been 4-betting just under 20% when 3-bet (high for these uber passive euro grinders) and I finally got some nits to spew.



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    BB ($394)
    Button ($691.20)
    Hero (SB) ($554.50)

    Preflop: Hero is SB with 8, 8
    1 fold, Hero bets $12, BB raises $40, Hero raises $87, BB raises $350 (All-In), Hero calls $293

    Flop: ($788) 10, Q, 8 (2 players, 1 all-in)

    Turn: ($788) 2 (2 players, 1 all-in)

    River: ($788) J (2 players, 1 all-in)

    Total pot: $788

    Results:
    Hero had 8, 8 (three of a kind, eights).
    BB had A, 8 (one pair, eights).
    Outcome: Hero won $787
    Last edited by Ravageur; 03-01-2011 at 01:38 PM.
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    Good job with the job scene,what type of job is it?

    You should look in T.O!
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    He's applying to be a dealer in one of those shady Indian reserve casinos. I hope you get it!
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    Just put in an utterly wild session at 2/4. I started out the session losing QQ<AA, NFD to a set, Over and FD < QQ and then AK< QQ , 3 out of 4 to the same reg.

    Then these two hands happened at the exact same time and I went into numb 'wtf is going on' mode:

    No-Limit Hold'em, $4.00 BB (4 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    UTG ($1250.10)
    Button ($358.10)
    Hero (SB) ($422.90)
    BB ($199)

    Preflop: Hero is SB with Q, A
    1 fold, Button bets $12, Hero raises $36, 1 fold, Button calls $26

    Flop: ($80) 7, Q, 9 (2 players)
    Hero bets $56, Button calls $56

    Turn: ($192) A (2 players)
    Hero bets $101, Button raises $264.10 (All-In), Hero calls $163.10

    River: ($720.20) 4 (2 players, 1 all-in)

    Total pot: $720.20

    Results:
    Button had Q, Q (three of a kind, Queens).
    Hero had Q, A (two pair, Aces and Queens).
    Outcome: Button won $718.20


    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (5 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    MP ($840.38)
    Button ($296.18)
    SB ($198)
    Hero (BB) ($347.12)
    UTG ($376.55)

    Preflop: Hero is BB with K, K
    3 folds, SB bets $5, Hero raises $19, SB raises $49, Hero raises $326.12 (All-In), SB calls $143 (All-In)

    Flop: ($396) 8, Q, 4 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Turn: ($396) 10 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    River: ($396) J (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Total pot: $396

    Results:
    SB had A, A (one pair, Aces).
    Hero had K, K (one pair, Kings).
    Outcome: SB won $393


    At this point i was down an obscene amount, had yet to win a hand but I couldn't let this reg just destroy me (ego ftl). So I sat down and 6 tabled him HU at 2/4 (great frame of mind to be in to do this).

    Here are a couple hands from the HU:

    I was barreling hard, I went to bet river but couldn't decide what amount (or to shove) and then timed down, so i figured I had to call...but it's close I guess.

    No-Limit Hold'em, $4.00 BB (2 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    Hero (BB) ($541.50)
    SB ($1522.50)

    Preflop: Hero is BB with Q, Q
    SB bets $8, Hero raises $31, SB calls $25

    Flop: ($70) A, 10, Q (2 players)
    Hero bets $46, SB calls $46

    Turn: ($162) 4 (2 players)
    Hero bets $113, SB calls $113

    River: ($388) 2 (2 players)
    Hero checks, SB bets $1328.50 (All-In), Hero calls $347.50 (All-In)

    Total pot: $1083

    Results:
    SB had 8, 6 (flush, Ace high).
    Hero had Q, Q (three of a kind, Queens).
    Outcome: SB won $2063


    This one was so close, not sure if I soul owned the river hard with my c/call or if I just got lucky. I just was running so bad I assumed he would river me.

    No-Limit Hold'em, $4.00 BB (2 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    SB ($850.10)
    Hero (BB) ($1079.85)

    Preflop: Hero is BB with K, A
    SB bets $8, Hero raises $31, SB calls $25

    Flop: ($70) A, 6, 9 (2 players)
    Hero bets $46, SB calls $46

    Turn: ($162) A (2 players)
    Hero bets $111, SB calls $111

    River: ($384) J (2 players)
    Hero checks, SB bets $180, Hero calls $180

    Total pot: $744

    Results:
    SB had A, J (full house, Aces over Jacks).
    Hero didn't show K, A (nothing).
    Outcome: SB won $743


    No-Limit Hold'em, $4.00 BB (2 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    Hero (BB) ($1108.50)
    SB ($376)

    Preflop: Hero is BB with A, 5
    SB bets $8, Hero calls $6

    Flop: ($20) 9, 10, 9 (2 players)
    Hero checks, SB bets $15, Hero calls $15

    Turn: ($50) A (2 players)
    Hero checks, SB bets $40, Hero calls $40

    River: ($130) K (2 players)
    Hero checks, SB bets $105, Hero calls $105

    Total pot: $340

    Results:
    SB had Q, 9 (three of a kind, nines).
    Hero didn't show A, 5 (nothing).
    Outcome: SB won $339

    No-Limit Hold'em, $4.00 BB (2 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    Hero (BB) ($539.20)
    SB ($932.30)

    Preflop: Hero is BB with J, Q
    SB bets $8, Hero calls $6

    Flop: ($20) 9, J, 6 (2 players)
    Hero checks, SB bets $15, Hero calls $15

    Turn: ($50) J (2 players)
    Hero bets $37.50, SB calls $37.50

    River: ($125) 8 (2 players)
    Hero bets $86, SB calls $86

    Total pot: $297

    Results:
    SB had 2, J (flush, Jack high).
    Hero had J, Q (three of a kind, Jacks).
    Outcome: SB won $296



    So yeah, I figure that's about as close to rock bottom as you can get in a session while not openly tilt shoving and stuff.


    But fortunately, he was a spewtard so cue the comeback:

    No-Limit Hold'em, $4.00 BB (2 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    BB ($749.40)
    Hero (SB) ($611.50)

    Preflop: Hero is SB with A, K
    Hero bets $10, BB raises $36, Hero raises $99, BB raises $709.40 (All-In), Hero calls $500.50 (All-In)

    Flop: ($1223) 7, 2, 6 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Turn: ($1223) 8 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    River: ($1223) A (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Total pot: $1223

    Results:
    Hero had A, K (one pair, Aces).
    BB had A, J (one pair, Aces).
    Outcome: Hero won $1222


    No-Limit Hold'em, $4.00 BB (4 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    UTG ($478.45)
    Button ($536.46)
    Hero (SB) ($939.50)
    BB ($193.10)

    Preflop: Hero is SB with A, A
    UTG calls $4, Button bets $16, Hero raises $49, 1 fold, UTG calls $47, Button raises $119, Hero raises $888.50 (All-In), 1 fold, Button calls $401.46 (All-In)

    Flop: ($1127.92) K, 3, A (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Turn: ($1127.92) K (2 players, 2 all-in)

    River: ($1127.92) 8 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Total pot: $1127.92

    Results:
    Button had A, Q (two pair, Aces and Kings).
    Hero had A, A (full house, Aces over Kings).
    Outcome: Hero won $1528.96


    No-Limit Hold'em, $4.00 BB (2 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    SB ($500)
    Hero (BB) ($1054.35)

    Preflop: Hero is BB with Q, 4
    SB bets $8, Hero raises $31, SB calls $25

    Flop: ($70) 9, Q, 7 (2 players)
    Hero bets $43, SB raises $110, Hero calls $67

    Turn: ($290) A (2 players)
    Hero checks, SB checks

    River: ($290) 3 (2 players)
    Hero bets $199, SB raises $355 (All-In), Hero calls $156

    Total pot: $1000

    Results:
    SB had Q, 8 (one pair, Queens).
    Hero had Q, 4 (flush, Ace high).
    Outcome: Hero won $999


    No-Limit Hold'em, $4.00 BB (2 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    Hero (SB) ($390)
    BB ($1168.30)

    Preflop: Hero is SB with 8, 8
    Hero bets $10, BB raises $36, Hero raises $89, BB raises $1128.30 (All-In), Hero calls $289 (All-In)

    Flop: ($780) 4, 2, 6 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Turn: ($780) 7 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    River: ($780) K (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Total pot: $780

    Results:
    Hero had 8, 8 (one pair, eights).
    BB had A, J (high card, Ace).
    Outcome: Hero won $779




    And I brought it back to a reasonable amount before he quit me. 1.5k hands, -500ish.
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  53. #53
    QQ hand on ATQcc board
    -If you're going to c/c river, I'd way rather just bet ourselves. Most of his range has SD value and will ck back. NOt many hands will need to bluff.

    AK hand is an easy river bet. J sucks but you're HU.


    Wow his Q8ss bluff is pretty retarded with stacks and money behind
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  54. #54
    agree with Is. nice comeback!
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  55. #55
    seems like a graph would be v helpful in our vicarious enjoyment
    when the vpip's are high and the value bets are like razors, who can be safe?
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    Meh nothing of interest to report. Had an ok weekend, but I'm starting to have a bunch of things building up that I need to address and I'm just not very into grinding of late. Probably because this is what happens when I do, today's results:

    Last edited by Ravageur; 02-08-2011 at 12:10 AM.
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    Actually there is one thing of interest: I started a new diet this weekend. It's based on the 'four hour body', a slightly informmercialish self-helpish book by Timothy Ferris about diet/exercise/sex/life etc. I would shrug it off as bullshit but for once I'm going to give this type of thing a try. I go to the gym 5 days/week and don't follow a very strict diet (but nor do I eat any fast food or obviously bad stuff) but I'm still just in ok shape for my age. So I've been wanting to make some changes and this seems like a decent place to start. Basically the diet eliminates 'white carbohydrates' from your diet 6 days a week as well as some other things (fruit notably), so that means no bread, no rice, no pasta (even the brown stuff was at one point white so that's a no-no), no whole wheats, no orange juice etc.. It focuses on proteins (eggs, chicken/beef/pork/fish), legumes (lentils, beans) and vegetables.

    Another thing he really pushes is going to your 'failure' point when you are working out. So instead of doing 3 sets of 10 reps of dumbell curls, do a higher weight and only do one set and do it until you physically can no longer lift the weight. I'm simplifying it all quite a bit, but I'm gonna try it out. I will update this with some results, and maybe even a before/after pic hopefully for the thousands of attractive, single, female followers I have reading this blog.
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    Your figure is too small to view!

    good luck on the workout regimen man, I need to get my act together.
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    oh, dropped 1.7k and ran 1.3k under EV, standard bullshit and it finally tilted me at the very end and I spewed with KJ in a rr pot on K high board into an obvious AA so then I stopped.

    Anyway I put in my first workout under new regimen and so far so good. The only problem is that the workouts are a lot shorter than I'm used to....so I'll have to fill in the time with more cardio or something that doesn't ruin the whole idea of the program (that less is more and if you do more it'll fuck up the growth process of your muscles), because basically I'm only doing 4 exercises every few days. It's kinda nuts. Had some fish/spinach/black beans for supper with a couple glasses of wine, so far so good. Two days in a row without white carbs and/or dessert! I think I had been having some kind of sweets every day for about a month straight so my body is like WTF give me some cookies dipped in milk and maybe some peanut butter right fkn now.
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    ok at first i was like "how the fk are you supposed to train if you have no sugars/carbs in your diet". But i guess if its only 4 exercises it makes sense. I don't think doing cardio makes much sense with this exercise/diet since you won't have enough energy and prob have to burn through that muscle mass to compensate.

    sounds good though, reminds me i need to join a gym and buy some healthy food!!
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    yeah i think you're supposed to get your energy from the lentils/beans to make up for the no fruit/less carbs. I'm also taking a cup of protein powder mixed with water that i drink before/after my workout. So far I haven't felt a huge dip in my energy. One important thing in all this is that you have to eat a meal within ~30 minutes of waking up. Considering I will often wake up at 10am and not eat anything till 1pm, this is going to be a huge change for me. Hardboiled eggs and spinach are going to be my breakfast, maybe with some salsa (it's allowed so I'm milking that since it tastes good).
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    Wow... aren't you starving when you wake up? I definitely get too hungry in the mornings to wait a few hours for lunch!
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    Starting to get really annoyed. My timing's just been pretty terrible lately and people are just SOOOOO nitty and I'm a bit too antsy to try to outnit them and they just always have the nuts versus me so yeah, i'm losing a bunch.

    Today was lots of fun. I don't have time to post HHs but

    Highlights were :

    -4-bet shoving A6s into QQ versus a reg
    -Very next hand on other table same reg raises UTG, I flat JJ in SB, BB MASSIVE WHALE squeezes huge, utg reg just calls, I backraise to 180$ (we're 700$ deep), whale folds, UTG shoves and I crying call to his AA.

    -222 on 10-8-2 board to 10s for 200bb pot. AK on Q10x board where I rr pre, bet/call his shove on flop and lose to his AJ (K on river obv).

    Then just a ridiculous amount of frustrating hands in RR pots where ppl floated versus me and sucked out over and over and I had to pay most of them off. Anyway, let's just say I could see my nice condo slowly disintegrating before my very eyes .
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    Boring day, put in 1k hands at nl 200 for lame breakeven and lost a few hundred in tourneys. Tomorrow I plan on getting in contact with a financial adviser because I have some lingering tax issues that I want to get cleared up. I also told my landlord I'm moving out of my place here on the outskirts of Montreal at the end of the lease. That should be motivation enough to get my grind on. I'm intending on switching sites to betfair where I can get in a lot more volume, PKR games are great but it's just too slow and laggy. Here's to turning February into a solid month, I'm just been stumbling out the blocks everyday it seems.
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    As my friends know, I'm a pretty chronic bad beat whiner in the moment when it happens. And the general reaction is that 'everyone has bad runs, you don't run any worse than other people'. Anyway, they're wrong. Tonight is but an example of my death runs: I played a 1k hand late night session versus absolute whales tonight. All of this happened in those 1k hands. While I didn't want this blog to turn into a whine session, this is the only way to deal with this kind of thing so I can put it behind me.

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (5 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    Button ($221.62)
    SB ($53.60)
    BB ($200)
    UTG ($152.83)
    Hero (MP) ($272.95)

    Preflop: Hero is MP with A, A
    1 fold, Hero bets $7, Button calls $7, 2 folds

    Flop: ($17) 4, 8, 4 (2 players)
    Hero bets $12.75, Button calls $12.75

    Turn: ($42.50) 8 (2 players)
    Hero checks, Button bets $25, Hero calls $25

    River: ($92.50) J (2 players)
    Hero checks, Button bets $45, Hero calls $45

    Total pot: $182.50

    Results:
    Button had 6, 8 (full house, eights over fours).
    Hero didn't show A, A (nothing).
    Outcome: Button won $179.50

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (6 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    SB ($220.93)
    BB ($226.35)
    UTG ($199)
    MP ($374.30)
    CO ($83)
    Hero (Button) ($406.37)

    Preflop: Hero is Button with K, A
    2 folds, CO calls $2, Hero bets $9, SB raises $99, 2 folds, Hero raises $397.37 (All-In), SB calls $120.93 (All-In)

    Flop: ($445.86) Q, 5, 8 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Turn: ($445.86) 8 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    River: ($445.86) 7 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Total pot: $445.86

    Results:
    Hero had K, A (one pair, eights).
    SB had 7, 7 (full house, sevens over eights).
    Outcome: SB won $442.86

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (6 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    CO ($71.17)
    Button ($202.70)
    SB ($249)
    BB ($125.02)
    UTG ($96.65)
    Hero (MP) ($242)

    Preflop: Hero is MP with J, J
    UTG calls $2, Hero bets $10, 1 fold, Button calls $10, 2 folds, UTG raises $94.65 (All-In), Hero raises $173.30, Button raises $192.70 (All-In), Hero calls $19.40

    Flop: ($505.05) 10, J, 8 (3 players, 2 all-in)

    Turn: ($505.05) 4 (3 players, 2 all-in)

    River: ($505.05) 2 (3 players, 2 all-in)

    Total pot: $505.05

    Results:
    Button had K, A (flush, Ace high).
    UTG had 10, 10 (three of a kind, tens).
    Hero had J, J (three of a kind, Jacks).
    Outcome: Button won $502.05

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (6 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    CO ($200)
    Button ($321.05)
    SB ($112)
    Hero (BB) ($410.30)
    UTG ($223.65)
    MP ($181.05)

    Preflop: Hero is BB with J, J
    1 fold, MP calls $2, CO bets $10, 2 folds, Hero raises $32, MP calls $32, CO raises $190 (All-In), Hero raises $332, 1 fold

    Flop: ($435) 5, 3, Q (2 players, 1 all-in)

    Turn: ($435) 6 (2 players, 1 all-in)

    River: ($435) A (2 players, 1 all-in)

    Total pot: $435

    Results:
    Hero had J, J (one pair, Jacks).
    CO had K, A (one pair, Aces).
    Outcome: CO won $432


    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (6 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    MP ($246.85)
    CO ($200)
    Button ($215.10)
    SB ($196)
    Hero (BB) ($498.51)
    UTG ($136.01)

    Preflop: Hero is BB with K, K
    2 folds, CO bets $6, 2 folds, Hero raises $19, CO calls $15

    Flop: ($43) 5, 7, 2 (2 players)
    Hero bets $28, CO raises $77.50, Hero raises $449.51 (All-In), CO calls $101.50 (All-In)

    Turn: ($401) 6 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    River: ($401) 4 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Total pot: $401

    Results:
    Hero had K, K (one pair, Kings).
    CO had 7, 5 (two pair, sevens and fives).
    Outcome: CO won $398

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (5 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    UTG ($237.85)
    MP ($395)
    Button ($198)
    Hero (SB) ($298.51)
    BB ($144.26)

    Preflop: Hero is SB with 9, A
    2 folds, Button bets $6, Hero raises $20, 1 fold, Button calls $15

    Flop: ($44) 4, 6, 4 (2 players)
    Hero bets $27, Button calls $27

    Turn: ($98) 3 (2 players)
    Hero checks, Button bets $38, Hero raises $250.51 (All-In), Button calls $112 (All-In)

    River: ($398) 10 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Total pot: $398

    Results:
    Button had 8, 8 (two pair, eights and fours).
    Hero had 9, A (one pair, fours).
    Outcome: Button won $395

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (5 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    Button ($423.09)
    SB ($37.50)
    BB ($219.43)
    UTG ($166.45)
    Hero (MP) ($190)

    Preflop: Hero is MP with Q, Q
    BB bets $8, 1 fold, Hero calls $8, Button calls $7, SB raises $35.50 (All-In), 1 fold, Hero calls $29.50, Button calls $29.50

    Flop: ($120.50) 6, 8, 10 (3 players, 1 all-in)
    Button checks, Hero bets $53, Button raises $106, Hero raises $99.50 (All-In), Button calls $46.50

    Turn: ($425.50) 6 (3 players, 2 all-in)

    River: ($425.50) A (3 players, 2 all-in)

    Total pot: $425.50

    Results:
    Button had K, A (two pair, Aces and sixes).
    SB had Q, K (one pair, sixes).
    Hero had Q, Q (two pair, Queens and sixes).
    Outcome: Button won $422.50

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (2 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    SB ($184.50)
    Hero (BB) ($265)

    Preflop: Hero is BB with Q, A
    SB bets $7, Hero raises $24, SB raises $176.50 (All-In), Hero calls $158.50

    Flop: ($369) 7, 10, 3 (2 players, 1 all-in)

    Turn: ($369) 2 (2 players, 1 all-in)

    River: ($369) 4 (2 players, 1 all-in)

    Total pot: $369

    Results:
    SB had 8, 8 (one pair, eights).
    Hero had Q, A (high card, Ace).
    Outcome: SB won $368.50

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (5 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    SB ($90.25)
    BB ($89.40)
    Hero (UTG) ($239.70)
    MP ($194)
    Button ($223.20)

    Preflop: Hero is UTG with A, K
    Hero bets $7, 2 folds, SB calls $6, BB raises $23, Hero raises $232.70 (All-In), 1 fold, BB calls $64.40 (All-In)

    Flop: ($185.80) 8, 7, 8 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Turn: ($185.80) 10 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    River: ($185.80) 5 (2 players, 2 all-in)

    Total pot: $185.80

    Results:
    BB had J, J (two pair, Jacks and eights).
    Hero had A, K (one pair, eights).
    Outcome: BB won $182.80


    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (6 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    BB ($185.50)
    UTG ($247.70)
    MP ($206)
    CO ($178.30)
    Button ($198.55)
    Hero (SB) ($250.35)

    Preflop: Hero is SB with Q, Q
    UTG bets $8, 3 folds, Hero raises $25, 1 fold, UTG calls $18

    Flop: ($54) 9, 3, J (2 players)
    Hero checks, UTG bets $14, Hero calls $14

    Turn: ($82) 5 (2 players)
    Hero checks, UTG checks

    River: ($82) K (2 players)
    Hero bets $46, UTG calls $46

    Total pot: $174

    Results:
    Hero had Q, Q (one pair, Queens).
    UTG had A, K (one pair, Kings).
    Outcome: UTG won $171

    No-Limit Hold'em, $2.00 BB (5 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

    UTG ($102.42)
    MP ($249.39)
    Button ($402.85)
    SB ($82.25)
    Hero (BB) ($217.55)

    Preflop: Hero is BB with A, A
    3 folds, SB bets $5, Hero raises $14, SB calls $10

    Flop: ($32) 3, 8, 3 (2 players)
    SB checks, Hero checks

    Turn: ($32) 7 (2 players)
    SB bets $16, Hero calls $16

    River: ($64) 6 (2 players)
    SB bets $32, Hero raises $64, SB calls $18.25 (All-In)

    Total pot: $164.50

    Results:
    SB had 3, A (three of a kind, threes).
    Hero had A, A (two pair, Aces and threes).
    Outcome: SB won $161.50





    The feeling of pain and numbness that comes with this kind of run is pretty inexplicable. I mean stop lossing is great sure...but when it's like this, I just assume 'I have to win at least ONE flip'. I also lost like 4 more flips versus shorties and i roughly estimate i lost 11 flips in a row. WTF are the odds of that?


    9 BI under EV in 1k hands ftl


    Last edited by Ravageur; 02-10-2011 at 05:06 AM.
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  66. #66
    A9ss - given stacks i would just barrel here, small bets three streets or big bet flop shove turn

    QQ - I like how you played this. Like the flop sizing 53.

    QQ - on J39ss board. I don't mind taking a c/c type line here once in a while. I'd c/r after he bets so small on the flop though. As played, would rather
    c/c river than lead river. UTG facing a 3bet from blinds def has lots of AK's in it, unless you 're crazy and he's happy 4bet getting it in vs a blinds 3bet
    range.


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    Bit of a better day, put in 1.4k hands, +500, still can't win a flip but whatever just have to ignore that and focus on playing well. Had soccer league game tonight, we got smoked but it was fun. Our goalie got literally KO'd by an inadvertent collision so that was pretty scary seeing someone not moving for a good 3 minutes on the ground but she seemed to be ok after with just a sore neck. After that I went to the gym and really tried to hit my 'failure' point in the reps. I think I hit it with hammer presses but with leg presses I found it hard to really push myself to the point where I couldn't lift the weight since I'm scared the weight's going to crush me. Self preservation ftw. Still sticking to the diet though I'm starting to get sick of lentils and beans. I'll have to find some recipes to keep things interesting. Tomorrow should be a bigger poker grind, will try to put in 2k hands. Hopefully I can get started on Betfair this weekend and start the real grind.
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    Dude.. UFC in Toronto entirely sold out yesterday in pre-sale! As if they don't save some % for regular sale.
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    Quote Originally Posted by griffey24 View Post
    Dude.. UFC in Toronto entirely sold out yesterday in pre-sale! As if they don't save some % for regular sale.
    Have some potential good news regarding that!
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    Quote Originally Posted by griffey24 View Post
    Dude.. UFC in Toronto entirely sold out yesterday in pre-sale! As if they don't save some % for regular sale.

    Yeah, same as when they come to Montreal (though not 42k!). But the question is just gonna be how much the scalpers will panic (a rough assumption is that 60% of those tix sold were to scalpers) when they have hundreds of unsold tickets going into the last week and how much the prices will plummet on stubhub/at the gate. Tickets to GSP /Kocheck which had more hype than GSP/Shields will (since Shields won't talk smack) were going for 70% of their face value in the last week. I personally took a 550$ hit on the 2 tickets I tried to resell for GSP/Koscheck (I just gave them away lol since I could only sell them for like 80$ - they were 275$ face value). I also expect they'll sell 8k more and put 50k in there for a nice sounding number.
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    On a crappier note, I got bad news from a financial adviser I got in contact with regarding some financial stuff I messed up pretty bad in the past. So now I have to start the process of fixing that. Note to all people new to making decent amounts of money at poker - be careful how you invest it, and make sure you get in contact with an adviser that knows what they're doing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ravageur View Post
    Yeah, same as when they come to Montreal (though not 42k!). But the question is just gonna be how much the scalpers will panic (a rough assumption is that 60% of those tix sold were to scalpers) when they have hundreds of unsold tickets going into the last week and how much the prices will plummet on stubhub/at the gate. Tickets to GSP /Kocheck which had more hype than GSP/Shields will (since Shields won't talk smack) were going for 70% of their face value in the last week. I personally took a 550$ hit on the 2 tickets I tried to resell for GSP/Koscheck (I just gave them away lol since I could only sell them for like 80$ - they were 275$ face value). I also expect they'll sell 8k more and put 50k in there for a nice sounding number.
    That surprises me that they would end up going for under face-value. i really feel like that never happens in toronto for any big event... but we'll see.
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    yeah so far the tix have like 500% markup on stubhub, so ridic
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    Well, back to the twilight zone. It already feels like 2010. Just like this blog, today was a disaster. In what's likely to be on of my last sessions on PKR, I managed to destroy my bankroll playing a mix of 1/2 and 2/4 over a few hours. I really don't understand what just happened, because P4s railed me and at least in his opinion thinks I played well. Would you believe me?






    I could post me losing every 2/4 flip (P4s has witnessed me lose at least the 90% of the last 30 flips for full buyins), JJ into KK/AA over and over but no one cares except me.

    I think I'm gonna post a ton of hands that I thought were interesting (i'll only include a couple winecoolers i promise). I'm not formatting caus it takes too long and only a couple people read this blog anyway.

    So this hand happened a little while before the important hand in question:

    ***** Hand History for Game 1618398253 ***** (PKR)
    $200.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 10:34:09 ET 2011
    Table 34757303 (Real Money)
    Seat 5 is the button
    Seat 1: Jozef ( $199.00 USD )
    Seat 2: Hornsounder ( $312.02 USD )
    Seat 3: chipmachine2 ( $108.40 USD )
    Seat 4: Ibetforfood ( $192.00 USD )
    Seat 5: gobuelle ( $303.87 USD )
    Seat 6: Vic66 ( $201.00 USD )
    Vic66 posts small blind [$1.00 USD].
    Jozef posts big blind [$2.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ Ac Kh ]
    Hornsounder folds
    chipmachine2 folds
    Ibetforfood folds
    gobuelle raises [$6.00 USD]
    Vic66 folds
    Jozef raises [$20.00 USD]
    gobuelle raises [$45.00 USD]
    Jozef raises [$177.00 USD]
    gobuelle calls [$148.00 USD]
    Jozef shows [6d, Ad ]
    gobuelle shows [Ac, Kh ]
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ 5d, 3c, 8d ]
    ** Dealing Turn ** [ Qc ]
    ** Dealing River ** [ 7d ]
    Jozef wins $396.00 USD from main pot


    On the river I really think he's only value betting K/JcXc. There's no way he's value betting KQ and he's raising KJ/sets at some point. I beat A10/Q10 and other spade draws. Definitely marginal and I was already down 2.5k at this point so it's hard to think clearly but I think I like my call.

    ***** Hand History for Game 1618486220 ***** (PKR)
    $400.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 12:36:43 ET 2011
    Table 34756018 (Real Money)
    Seat 4 is the button
    Seat 2: gobuelle ( $445.80 USD )
    Seat 3: MagnusT ( $268.00 USD )
    Seat 4: Jozef ( $561.70 USD )
    Seat 5: Hornsounder ( $224.45 USD )
    Seat 6: WongaMan ( $405.55 USD )
    Hornsounder posts small blind [$2.00 USD].
    WongaMan posts big blind [$4.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ 7s Ts ]
    gobuelle raises [$12.00 USD]
    MagnusT folds
    Jozef calls [$12.00 USD]
    Hornsounder folds
    WongaMan calls [$8.00 USD]
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ 7c, Js, Ks ]
    WongaMan checks
    gobuelle bets [$28.50 USD]
    Jozef calls [$28.50 USD]
    WongaMan folds
    ** Dealing Turn ** [ 4c ]
    gobuelle bets [$71.25 USD]
    Jozef calls [$71.25 USD]
    ** Dealing River ** [ 5c ]
    gobuelle checks
    Jozef bets [$178.12 USD]
    gobuelle calls [$178.12 USD]
    Jozef shows [Kc, Tc ]
    Jozef wins $590.74 USD from main pot

    Villain seemed kind of bad. He's the type that insta leaves the table when he wins a buyin (he just did so to me on another table winning AK vs my 10s AI PF). I mean I could turn my hand into a bluff on the river I guess but whatever. In retrospect I guess I should overbet/call turn?

    ***** Hand History for Game 1618476058 ***** (PKR)
    $400.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 12:24:09 ET 2011
    Table 34747786 (Real Money)
    Seat 6 is the button
    Seat 1: WongaMan ( $919.50 USD )
    Seat 2: gobuelle ( $458.30 USD )
    Seat 3: iLcApOdiCorleone ( $92.10 USD )
    Seat 4: sotiris10 ( $285.60 USD )
    Seat 5: Vic66 ( $834.60 USD )
    Seat 6: MagnusT ( $70.00 USD )
    WongaMan posts small blind [$2.00 USD].
    gobuelle posts big blind [$4.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ 9d 3h ]
    iLcApOdiCorleone folds
    sotiris10 calls [$4.00 USD]
    Vic66 calls [$4.00 USD]
    MagnusT folds
    WongaMan calls [$2.00 USD]
    gobuelle checks
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ 3c, 7s, 9c ]
    WongaMan checks
    gobuelle checks
    sotiris10 checks
    Vic66 bets [$16.00 USD]
    WongaMan folds
    gobuelle raises [$56.00 USD]
    sotiris10 folds
    Vic66 calls [$40.00 USD]
    ** Dealing Turn ** [ 8h ]
    gobuelle bets [$106.00 USD]
    Vic66 calls [$106.00 USD]
    ** Dealing River ** [ 7c ]
    gobuelle checks
    Vic66 bets [$668.60 USD]
    gobuelle folds
    Vic66 wins $337.00 USD from main pot
    Vic66 wins $668.60 USD


    This is prob standard. Any other way to play this? Villain just doubled 88 through my AK so I assume he's going to tighten up now that we're deep so on the turn his range has to be AK+ right?


    ***** Hand History for Game 1618460262 ***** (PKR)
    $400.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 12:03:46 ET 2011
    Table 34756018 (Real Money)
    Seat 1 is the button
    Seat 1: Sunseeker01 ( $583.28 USD )
    Seat 2: gobuelle ( $597.00 USD )
    Seat 4: Jozef ( $309.00 USD )
    Seat 5: Hornsounder ( $0.00 USD )
    Seat 6: WongaMan ( $680.20 USD )
    gobuelle posts small blind [$2.00 USD].
    Jozef posts big blind [$4.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ Qs 9s ]
    WongaMan folds
    Sunseeker01 raises [$12.00 USD]
    gobuelle calls [$10.00 USD]
    Jozef calls [$8.00 USD]
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ As, Td, 6s ]
    gobuelle checks
    Jozef checks
    Sunseeker01 bets [$36.00 USD]
    gobuelle calls [$36.00 USD]
    Jozef folds
    ** Dealing Turn ** [ 8c ]
    gobuelle checks
    Sunseeker01 bets [$108.00 USD]
    gobuelle calls [$108.00 USD]
    ** Dealing River ** [ Qd ]
    gobuelle checks
    Sunseeker01 checks
    Sunseeker01 shows [Ad, Kd ]
    Sunseeker01 wins $322.00 USD from main pot


    VIllain is a reg I am always battling. He has terribly nitty stats but makes stupid spews sometimes and will get it in pre with medium pairs as well. I feel like now the only hand I beat sucked out on me, but folding the flop seems insane since he knows i'm always firing that flop.

    ***** Hand History for Game 1618412162 ***** (PKR)
    $400.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 10:55:50 ET 2011
    Table The Crusty Pipe (Real Money)
    Seat 4 is the button
    Seat 1: fishkiller1 ( $421.20 USD )
    Seat 2: BritAbroad ( $464.40 USD )
    Seat 3: ujengee ( $370.00 USD )
    Seat 4: gobuelle ( $398.00 USD )
    Seat 5: marcelluswa ( $532.60 USD )
    Seat 6: r123456a ( $577.80 USD )
    marcelluswa posts small blind [$2.00 USD].
    r123456a posts big blind [$4.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ Ac Kd ]
    fishkiller1 raises [$12.00 USD]
    BritAbroad folds
    ujengee folds
    gobuelle raises [$38.00 USD]
    marcelluswa folds
    r123456a calls [$34.00 USD]
    fishkiller1 calls [$26.00 USD]
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ 9c, Ah, Td ]
    r123456a checks
    fishkiller1 checks
    gobuelle bets [$56.00 USD]
    r123456a raises [$112.00 USD]
    fishkiller1 folds
    gobuelle calls [$56.00 USD]
    ** Dealing Turn ** [ Qd ]
    r123456a bets [$427.80 USD]
    gobuelle folds
    r123456a wins $337.00 USD from main pot
    r123456a wins $427.80 USD


    How often should we be firing this river against a random? If it was dryer on flop I would fire it but just seems like he will hero 2nd pair too often. What he actually had was pleasant to see.

    ***** Hand History for Game 1618401150 ***** (PKR)
    $400.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 10:38:36 ET 2011
    Table 34756691 (Real Money)
    Seat 5 is the button
    Seat 1: BritAbroad ( $722.20 USD )
    Seat 2: Hornsounder ( $170.00 USD )
    Seat 3: gobuelle ( $396.00 USD )
    Seat 4: Sunseeker01 ( $392.90 USD )
    Seat 5: marcelluswa ( $961.40 USD )
    Seat 6: PirateNation ( $402.00 USD )
    PirateNation posts small blind [$2.00 USD].
    BritAbroad posts big blind [$4.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ Ad 6d ]
    Hornsounder folds
    gobuelle raises [$14.00 USD]
    Sunseeker01 calls [$14.00 USD]
    marcelluswa folds
    PirateNation folds
    BritAbroad folds
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ 2d, Tc, 8d ]
    gobuelle bets [$25.50 USD]
    Sunseeker01 calls [$25.50 USD]
    ** Dealing Turn ** [ Kh ]
    gobuelle bets [$63.75 USD]
    Sunseeker01 calls [$63.75 USD]
    ** Dealing River ** [ 3s ]
    gobuelle checks
    Sunseeker01 checks
    gobuelle shows [Ad, 6d ]
    Sunseeker01 shows [Kd, Qd ]
    Sunseeker01 wins $209.50 USD from main pot


    Villain was a WHALE, but a passive whale. His line makes NO sense so he always has to have it right?


    ***** Hand History for Game 1618466954 ***** (PKR)
    $400.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 12:12:39 ET 2011
    Table 34747786 (Real Money)
    Seat 4 is the button
    Seat 1: WongaMan ( $859.40 USD )
    Seat 2: gobuelle ( $408.90 USD )
    Seat 3: iLcApOdiCorleone ( $87.20 USD )
    Seat 4: sotiris10 ( $301.10 USD )
    Seat 5: Vic66 ( $761.60 USD )
    Seat 6: MagnusT ( $80.00 USD )
    Vic66 posts small blind [$2.00 USD].
    MagnusT posts big blind [$4.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ As Qc ]
    WongaMan folds
    gobuelle raises [$14.00 USD]
    iLcApOdiCorleone folds
    sotiris10 calls [$14.00 USD]
    Vic66 folds
    MagnusT folds
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ Js, Jd, Qh ]
    gobuelle bets [$25.50 USD]
    sotiris10 calls [$25.50 USD]
    ** Dealing Turn ** [ 6h ]
    gobuelle checks
    sotiris10 checks
    ** Dealing River ** [ 6c ]
    gobuelle bets [$63.00 USD]
    sotiris10 raises [$261.60 USD]
    gobuelle folds
    sotiris10 shows [Qd, Jh ]
    sotiris10 wins $208.00 USD from main pot
    sotiris10 wins $198.60 USD


    Here I thought by checking the turn I might be able to get some river value out of AQ/A10 but if I bet i'm folding those out and only getting called by better. Amirite?


    ***** Hand History for Game 1618384511 ***** (PKR)
    $200.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 10:11:40 ET 2011
    Table Leicester Square (Real Money)
    Seat 4 is the button
    Seat 1: mandrake65 ( $141.27 USD )
    Seat 2: Jozef ( $304.65 USD )
    Seat 3: Hornsounder ( $316.90 USD )
    Seat 4: Ibetforfood ( $197.00 USD )
    Seat 5: r123456a ( $176.55 USD )
    Seat 6: gobuelle ( $196.30 USD )
    r123456a posts small blind [$1.00 USD].
    gobuelle posts big blind [$2.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ 3d Ad ]
    mandrake65 folds
    Jozef folds
    Hornsounder folds
    Ibetforfood raises [$6.00 USD]
    r123456a folds
    gobuelle calls [$4.00 USD]
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ Ah, Kd, 3h ]
    gobuelle checks
    Ibetforfood bets [$9.75 USD]
    gobuelle raises [$31.00 USD]
    Ibetforfood calls [$21.25 USD]
    ** Dealing Turn ** [ Js ]
    gobuelle checks
    Ibetforfood checks
    ** Dealing River ** [ 9s ]
    gobuelle bets [$57.00 USD]
    Ibetforfood calls [$57.00 USD]
    gobuelle shows [3d, Ad ]
    Ibetforfood shows [9d, As ]
    Ibetforfood wins $186.00 USD from main pot

    Too thin? Villain is the same whale that had QJ on the QJJ board.

    ***** Hand History for Game 1618445287 ***** (PKR)
    $400.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 11:43:15 ET 2011
    Table 34747786 (Real Money)
    Seat 2 is the button
    Seat 1: WongaMan ( $374.00 USD )
    Seat 2: gobuelle ( $428.80 USD )
    Seat 3: ujengee ( $500.20 USD )
    Seat 4: sotiris10 ( $243.50 USD )
    Seat 5: Vic66 ( $382.00 USD )
    Seat 6: Jozef ( $400.00 USD )
    ujengee posts small blind [$2.00 USD].
    sotiris10 posts big blind [$4.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ Qh 7h ]
    Vic66 folds
    Jozef folds
    WongaMan folds
    gobuelle raises [$12.00 USD]
    ujengee calls [$10.00 USD]
    sotiris10 calls [$8.00 USD]
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ 6c, 2s, 5s ]
    ujengee checks
    sotiris10 checks
    gobuelle checks
    ** Dealing Turn ** [ 4s ]
    ujengee checks
    sotiris10 checks
    gobuelle bets [$26.00 USD]
    ujengee folds
    sotiris10 calls [$26.00 USD]
    ** Dealing River ** [ Qd ]
    sotiris10 checks
    gobuelle bets [$46.00 USD]
    sotiris10 calls [$46.00 USD]
    gobuelle shows [Qh, 7h ]
    sotiris10 shows [3h, 8c ]
    sotiris10 wins $177.00 USD from main pot


    I should just c/call this river right?


    ***** Hand History for Game 1618400940 ***** (PKR)
    $400.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 10:38:18 ET 2011
    Table The Crusty Pipe (Real Money)
    Seat 6 is the button
    Seat 1: fishkiller1 ( $389.50 USD )
    Seat 2: BritAbroad ( $468.00 USD )
    Seat 3: ujengee ( $275.00 USD )
    Seat 4: gobuelle ( $505.30 USD )
    Seat 5: marcelluswa ( $439.00 USD )
    Seat 6: r123456a ( $551.60 USD )
    fishkiller1 posts small blind [$2.00 USD].
    BritAbroad posts big blind [$4.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ Kd Ad ]
    ujengee folds
    gobuelle raises [$14.00 USD]
    marcelluswa calls [$14.00 USD]
    r123456a folds
    fishkiller1 folds
    BritAbroad folds
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ 7s, 7h, As ]
    gobuelle checks
    marcelluswa checks
    ** Dealing Turn ** [ Jh ]
    gobuelle bets [$23.00 USD]
    marcelluswa calls [$23.00 USD]
    ** Dealing River ** [ Qc ]
    gobuelle bets [$46.00 USD]
    marcelluswa raises [$200.00 USD]
    gobuelle folds
    marcelluswa wins $169.00 USD from main pot
    marcelluswa wins $154.00 USD


    Pretty standard spot. Villain is unknown reg that I assume is passive.


    ***** Hand History for Game 1618463300 ***** (PKR)
    $200.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 12:07:52 ET 2011
    Table Leicester Square (Real Money)
    Seat 1 is the button
    Seat 1: r4keta ( $224.40 USD )
    Seat 2: Jozef ( $204.15 USD )
    Seat 3: Hornsounder ( $499.05 USD )
    Seat 4: Berman8889 ( $174.31 USD )
    Seat 5: MRJEZ ( $247.05 USD )
    Seat 6: gobuelle ( $373.60 USD )
    Jozef posts small blind [$1.00 USD].
    Hornsounder posts big blind [$2.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ Kh As ]
    Berman8889 calls [$2.00 USD]
    MRJEZ folds
    gobuelle raises [$9.00 USD]
    r4keta folds
    Jozef folds
    Hornsounder folds
    Berman8889 calls [$7.00 USD]
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ Ad, 3s, Qc ]
    Berman8889 checks
    gobuelle bets [$15.75 USD]
    Berman8889 calls [$15.75 USD]
    ** Dealing Turn ** [ 5s ]
    Berman8889 checks
    gobuelle bets [$39.37 USD]
    Berman8889 raises [$88.00 USD]
    gobuelle folds
    Berman8889 wins $128.24 USD from main pot
    Berman8889 wins $48.63 USD


    This is one of the only hands that might've been a bit tilty. Villain is SICK aggro, 40/26/11 and is just spewing everywhere. Seems like I have to float this flop but there's really no good turn for us is there?

    ***** Hand History for Game 1618430797 ***** (PKR)
    $400.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 11:22:55 ET 2011
    Table 34756691 (Real Money)
    Seat 2 is the button
    Seat 2: WongaMan ( $414.00 USD )
    Seat 3: gobuelle ( $412.00 USD )
    Seat 6: PirateNation ( $396.00 USD )
    gobuelle posts small blind [$2.00 USD].
    PirateNation posts big blind [$4.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ Qh 9d ]
    WongaMan folds
    gobuelle raises [$10.00 USD]
    PirateNation calls [$8.00 USD]
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ Td, 8s, 9c ]
    gobuelle bets [$18.00 USD]
    PirateNation raises [$47.00 USD]
    gobuelle calls [$29.00 USD]
    ** Dealing Turn ** [ Qc ]
    gobuelle checks
    PirateNation bets [$78.00 USD]
    gobuelle folds
    PirateNation wins $117.00 USD from main pot
    PirateNation wins $78.00 USD


    This is why I hate betting small, bleh. WTf is he raising.


    ***** Hand History for Game 1618386939 ***** (PKR)
    $400.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 10:15:50 ET 2011
    Table 34756691 (Real Money)
    Seat 4 is the button
    Seat 1: BritAbroad ( $727.50 USD )
    Seat 2: Hornsounder ( $194.00 USD )
    Seat 3: gobuelle ( $382.00 USD )
    Seat 4: Sunseeker01 ( $153.90 USD )
    Seat 5: marcelluswa ( $1055.40 USD )
    Seat 6: Liebespapst ( $398.26 USD )
    marcelluswa posts small blind [$2.00 USD].
    Liebespapst posts big blind [$4.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ Kc Kd ]
    BritAbroad folds
    Hornsounder folds
    gobuelle raises [$14.00 USD]
    Sunseeker01 calls [$14.00 USD]
    marcelluswa folds
    Liebespapst folds
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ 5s, Ac, Th ]
    gobuelle checks
    Sunseeker01 checks
    ** Dealing Turn ** [ 5c ]
    gobuelle bets [$17.00 USD]
    Sunseeker01 calls [$17.00 USD]
    ** Dealing River ** [ 9h ]
    gobuelle bets [$26.00 USD]
    Sunseeker01 raises [$116.00 USD]
    gobuelle folds
    Sunseeker01 wins $117.00 USD from main pot
    Sunseeker01 wins $90.00 USD


    Villain JUST sat down an orbit ago and I witnessed him play two terrible hands but nothing remotely along these lines...

    ***** Hand History for Game 1618385581 ***** (PKR)
    $400.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 10:13:32 ET 2011
    Table The Crusty Pipe (Real Money)
    Seat 2 is the button
    Seat 1: fishkiller1 ( $282.00 USD )
    Seat 2: BritAbroad ( $415.50 USD )
    Seat 3: ujengee ( $393.90 USD )
    Seat 4: gobuelle ( $400.00 USD )
    Seat 5: marcelluswa ( $400.00 USD )
    Seat 6: r123456a ( $544.80 USD )
    ujengee posts small blind [$2.00 USD].
    gobuelle posts big blind [$4.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ 9d 8d ]
    marcelluswa folds
    r123456a folds
    fishkiller1 folds
    BritAbroad folds
    ujengee calls [$2.00 USD]
    gobuelle raises [$12.00 USD]
    ujengee calls [$12.00 USD]
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ 6c, 9h, 6s ]
    ujengee checks
    gobuelle bets [$18.00 USD]
    ujengee raises [$36.00 USD]
    gobuelle calls [$18.00 USD]
    ** Dealing Turn ** [ 8c ]
    ujengee bets [$341.90 USD]
    gobuelle folds
    ujengee wins $101.00 USD from main pot
    ujengee wins $341.90 USD


    This is versus villain who ran his A9 through my A3 (two pair). Again, WTF IS HE RAISING THE FLOP WITH!!!

    ***** Hand History for Game 1618394935 ***** (PKR)
    $200.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 10:28:59 ET 2011
    Table Leicester Square (Real Money)
    Seat 4 is the button
    Seat 1: mandrake65 ( $114.22 USD )
    Seat 2: Jozef ( $343.15 USD )
    Seat 3: Hornsounder ( $242.15 USD )
    Seat 4: Ibetforfood ( $283.30 USD )
    Seat 5: r123456a ( $176.70 USD )
    Seat 6: gobuelle ( $245.00 USD )
    r123456a posts small blind [$1.00 USD].
    gobuelle posts big blind [$2.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ Jc Jd ]
    mandrake65 folds
    Jozef folds
    Hornsounder folds
    Ibetforfood raises [$6.00 USD]
    r123456a folds
    gobuelle raises [$19.00 USD]
    Ibetforfood calls [$15.00 USD]
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ Th, Ad, As ]
    gobuelle bets [$26.00 USD]
    Ibetforfood raises [$73.50 USD]
    gobuelle folds
    Ibetforfood wins $92.00 USD from main pot
    Ibetforfood wins $47.50 USD

    And the only fitting way to end this post:


    ***** Hand History for Game 1618474699 ***** (PKR)
    $200.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 12:22:22 ET 2011
    Table 34759221 (Real Money)
    Seat 1 is the button
    Seat 1: gobuelle ( $546.88 USD )
    Seat 2: easypug ( $127.00 USD )
    Seat 3: Doriemus ( $142.43 USD )
    Seat 4: Hornsounder ( $120.75 USD )
    Seat 5: Vic66 ( $207.80 USD )
    Seat 6: Jozef ( $254.60 USD )
    easypug posts small blind [$1.00 USD].
    Doriemus posts big blind [$2.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ Kc Qs ]
    Hornsounder folds
    Vic66 folds
    Jozef folds
    gobuelle raises [$6.00 USD]
    easypug folds
    Doriemus calls [$4.00 USD]
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ Qc, 6s, 5s ]
    Doriemus checks
    gobuelle bets [$9.75 USD]
    Doriemus raises [$26.00 USD]
    gobuelle raises [$531.13 USD]
    Doriemus calls [$110.43 USD]
    gobuelle wins $404.45 USD
    gobuelle shows [Kc, Qs ]
    Doriemus shows [Jc, Qd ]
    ** Dealing Turn ** [ Jd ]
    ** Dealing River ** [ 9d ]
    Doriemus wins $282.86 USD from main pot

    ***** Hand History for Game 1618407535 ***** (PKR)
    $200.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, February 12, 10:48:36 ET 2011
    Table Auklets (Real Money)
    Seat 5 is the button
    Seat 1: Hornsounder ( $270.50 USD )
    Seat 2: ThePinn ( $0.00 USD )
    Seat 3: Doriemus ( $272.12 USD )
    Seat 4: gobuelle ( $329.32 USD )
    Seat 5: Jozef ( $349.80 USD )
    Seat 6: nollayksi ( $174.00 USD )
    nollayksi posts small blind [$1.00 USD].
    Hornsounder posts big blind [$2.00 USD].
    Dealt to gobuelle [ Ah As ]
    Doriemus folds
    gobuelle raises [$7.00 USD]
    Jozef folds
    nollayksi raises [$20.00 USD]
    Hornsounder folds
    gobuelle raises [$39.00 USD]
    nollayksi calls [$25.00 USD]
    ** Dealing Flop ** [ 9c, 3s, 8s ]
    nollayksi checks
    gobuelle bets [$34.00 USD]
    nollayksi raises [$128.00 USD]
    gobuelle calls [$94.00 USD]
    gobuelle shows [Ah, As ]
    nollayksi shows [Js, Qs ]
    ** Dealing Turn ** [ 9h ]
    ** Dealing River ** [ Ks ]
    nollayksi wins $347.00 USD from main pot



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