Sunday, January 08, 2006

Two aces...Same result...

I had this big write-up that I was going to post...but I'm too disgusted at the moment. Then again, I can't resist posting the hand I got knocked out with...it's the only thing that keeps me from throwing my laptop PC against the wall. 1442 Entries to the Sunday 200k Guarantee on Full Tilt. I got knocked out with Ad-As when I raise under the gun and make it 600 to go. Blinds were at 150-300 w/25 ante. Some guy on the button raises all-in and the blinds fold. I of course call and he has me covered by about 50 chips. He flops an open ended straight draw (with 10-Q offsuit) and then rivers the King for a king high straight. I get knocked out in 445th place instead of doubling-up in great chip position...waah. If one of those aces was a club I would have rivered a club flush but that didn't happen. Apparently I am going to have to be happy with winning small amounts of money on 1-3.00 buy-in MTT's on PokerStars over the weekend....good gravy. I am however still happy with the way I played. I was stealing blinds and re-stealing the steal attempts up to that point. Richard 'Quiet Lion' Brody was playing and is still going in 34th place..he's really..really good. He was also talking to the chat-hounds during the tournament! They ask the most ridiculous questions....and he still responded to most of them.

2 comments:

biggestron said...

Ouch. Cracked Aces never feel good, but it is the risk we take when we invite others into the pot. Likely the button put you on a mid-pocket pair and was hoping for a coinflip. At least you weren't invested $200+ into the tourney!

PokahDave said...

My plan for driving most of the players out worked..one guy pushes..perfect right? I guess I should have just raised at least 3x the BB and taken the blinds. I read that the tourney crashed at 40 players left and they awarded prizes according to chipstacks.