Well, I had a streak of making every BBT5 break that lasted until tonight.
But I really should have been chipleader five minutes in.
Hand in question. Five hands in, still 15/30 blinds.
75% on the flop (wow), 86% on the turn.
Full Tilt Poker Game #20613571039: The Mookie (157063636), Table 7 - 15/30 - No Limit Hold'em - 22:04:46 ET - 2010/05/05
Seat 1: photojenn (3,690)
Seat 2: Joanne1111 (3,165)
Seat 3: DeepChitNJ (2,955)
Seat 4: adamsapple19 (2,955)
Seat 5: MrBugadog (2,970)
Seat 7: heffmike (2,820)
Seat 8: ravensfutbal (3,045)
Seat 9: Rakewell (2,400)
MrBugadog posts the small blind of 15
heffmike posts the big blind of 30
The button is in seat #4
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to heffmike [8s 4d]
Rakewell calls 30
adamsapple19 has 15 seconds left to act
MrBugadog calls 15
*** FLOP *** [5s 6h 7d]
heffmike bets 90
Rakewell raises to 270
MrBugadog raises to 990
heffmike has 15 seconds left to act
heffmike raises to 2,790, and is all in
Rakewell has 15 seconds left to act
Rakewell calls 2,100, and is all in
MrBugadog has 15 seconds left to act
MrBugadog has requested TIME
MrBugadog calls 1,800
heffmike shows [8s 4d]
Rakewell shows [5c 6c]
MrBugadog shows [3s 4h]
*** TURN *** [5s 6h 7d] [2s]
*** RIVER *** [5s 6h 7d 2s] [5h]
heffmike shows a straight, Eight high
MrBugadog shows a straight, Seven high
heffmike wins the side pot (840) with a straight, Eight high
Rakewell shows a full house, Fives full of Sixes
Rakewell wins the main pot (7,200) with a full house, Fives full of Sixes
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 8,040 Main pot 7,200. Side pot 840. | Rake 0
Board: [5s 6h 7d 2s 5h]
Seat 1: photojenn didn't bet (folded)
Seat 2: Joanne1111 didn't bet (folded)
Seat 3: DeepChitNJ didn't bet (folded)
Seat 4: adamsapple19 (button) didn't bet (folded)
Seat 5: MrBugadog (small blind) showed [3s 4h] and lost with a straight, Seven high
Seat 7: heffmike (big blind) showed [8s 4d] and won (840) with a straight, Eight high
Seat 8: ravensfutbal didn't bet (folded)
Seat 9: Rakewell showed [5c 6c] and won (7,200) with a full house, Fives full of Sixes
I love Poker Grump. He writes a great blog, and usually has a wonderful read for where he's at in hands, especially live cash games.
But this was a godawful fuckkit call on his part for 80BB effective in a tournament.
Limped pot, I pot the second nuts on a rainbow board to build a pot, there's a raise and reraise for a third of the SB's stack in front of me, so the likelihood of him folding to a jam is like 1%... AND I stick it in anyway?
Let's see, limped pot preflop with basically 90BB behind pretty much discounts any pairs TT and above - I'm only in for 90 chips plus the blind... it's very possible one of these guys spiked two pair or a combo draw with 87/86/46/45/etc. So what am I shoving into these guys with given that I'm getting called more often than not?
Bottom two pair basically sucks against that range, we're looking at sets/straights and combo draws, and maybe an overpair if you think I really suck. Hell, 56 is drawing dead against a decent portion of that range, even counting card removal for 55 and 66.
Anyway, I still have 20BB after the hand, so I float around for a couple of levels... I finally open AcTc in EP for 275 over a limper with a 1K stack, and Grump flats... which sucks given relative stack sizes, he has to have a hand here. Flop comes AK9 with two spades, which is great and sucks at the same time, I go ahead and jam pot into AdQd and bounce 90th of 99.
I sweated Jenn for a while, she got busted on this hand...
Photojenn limps Ah9h UTG for 100 with 4700 in chips, UTG+1 pots to 350, BB flats (LOL you'll see why), she flats.
Flop Jh8h5c. BB ledes 500, jenn minraises, UTG+1 folds, BB calls.
Turn Tc, BB tanks, donks 1K into a 3100 pot. Jenn jams for 3500. BB TANK CALLS with Js7c.
River bricks, she's out in 73rd.
I love everything but the flop minraise, I thought it should have been larger.
I really love people calling off and sticking 50BB stacks in the middle with TPNK and a gutter draw - hell, she's basically 50-50 on the flop and still 40-60 on the turn.
I hate when I told the wifey I'd ship her $50 if villain called and won while he was tanking, though.
So at least I had some fun Wednesday.
I really really want to play some SCOOP tourneys, but if they are taking 14-18 hours just to get to the final table... ugh, last year's PLO8 run freaking tilted me for days... I will have to reevaluate.
Halfway down the BBT5.
I still feel good despite only cashing once out of eight tourneys. If I get there, great, but I'm not going to worry about results. Do I like how I'm playing? If so, then it's all good.
EDIT: gogogo LJ FTW! What an awesome display of big-stack poker. Nice run.
Looking Back at the OP on UB
10 hours ago