Tuesday, 28 August 2007

Finally a decent online result

Sorry about lack of updates but I havent been playing as much 'live' lately, been playing bit more golf and few other things. Played wednesday and sunday and both nights busted early and cash game was horrible, losing to start off and managing to get back even both times which is nice. Sunday before playing 'live though, I lost most of the online account on sunpoker, and ended up withdrawing whatever was left and gave up on sun for this month (as I just cleared a bonus).
So, last night, bored and no money online, I decided to deposit on Pokerstars and play a couple multis. I registered for a $30 HORSE tournament and the 50k guaranteed. Ended up 4th in the HORSE tourney when KKQ was no good for QAQ in stud when he made Aces and Queens, but anyway, 4th for $160. Whilst in this I was going along quite nicely with about 20k when i picked up Kings twice on the bounce to get to 50k, then 10 minutes later found Kings again and Got it all in against Jacks and he made a Jack, This knocked me down to 18k which I managed to double twice to 75k where I stayed for quite a while until down to 3 tables. Cannot remember a hand here but got to 220k and down to 2 tables, average stack was about 350k with blinds at 7500/15000, and was on a bad table as player to my left was sitting out and to his left was Chip leader. Make the Final with 250k which isnt in too bad shape as 2 players had the majority, somehow make it down to 4 handed when i have 390k, others have 600k, 850k and 1.8M, when this hand comes up

*** HOLE CARDS ***Dealt to oops_gulp [Jh Jd]
miw700: folds
AceMistress9 [observer] said, "CRAD PLZ BE A MATE AND SEND ME 21"
cradshark_: folds
player777: raises 120000 to 160000
oops_gulp: raises 222325 to 382325 and is all-in
player777: calls 222325
MrTompa [observer] said, "hiya"
*** FLOP *** [Ah 2s Kc]
*** TURN *** [Ah 2s Kc] [9s]
lee xxx [observer]said,"holdddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddd"
BUCKFAN2 [observer] said, "TTTT"
*** RIVER *** [Ah 2s Kc 9s] [7h]
player777 said, "nh"
After this I get reraised a few times and back down to 330k when push on button with 64 and get luck against AQ.

Then
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to oops_gulp [3d 3h]
cradshark_: folds
player777: folds
oops_gulp: raises 581300 to 621300 and is all-in
miw700: calls 581300
Mogul [observer] said, "I think most ppl dont look push and prey"
*** FLOP *** [Ad 7s 4s]
*** TURN *** [Ad 7s 4s] [Td]
BUCKFAN2 [observer] said, "hold"
*** RIVER *** [Ad 7s 4s Td] [3s]
Bobtheguard2 [observer] said, "oops"

So got lucky there but we all need a bit of luck :). So up to 1.2M and chip leader :), a little from the chat box
netakunda [observer] said, "Daim!"
Bobtheguard2 [observer] said, "nh"
BrandonPL [observer] said, "lol"
netakunda [observer] said, "Nice river."
SingedKitty [observer] said, "lol"
oops_gulp said, "sorry im sick"
lee xxx [observer] said, "he cant loose now"
BUCKFAN2 [observer] said, "thin em out for crad"
real145 [observer] said, "wow a pocket pair winning and hit set? amazing"
player777 said, "nice 1 again"
ukgatsby [observer] said, "the 2 quid thread force is strong =)"
IvicaP [observer] said, "oops you should have called"
Mogul [observer] said, "push and prey /// push and prey"
oops_gulp said, "ive ran bad for 3 years, i run good for 6 minutes :)"
chesters dad [observer] said, "wowsers"

Then player gets knocked out and we're down to 3 when they we talk about 3 way chop, $8k each, but one guy said nothing all game and still didnt change, so nevermind, play on
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to oops_gulp [Kh 9h]
miw700: folds
cradshark_: raises 100000 to 150000
oops_gulp: calls 100000
*** FLOP *** [Th 3h 5s]
cradshark_: checks
oops_gulp: checks *** TURN *** [Th 3h 5s] [6h]
cradshark_: bets 400000oops_gulp: raises 400000 to 800000
cradshark_: raises 221079 to 1021079 and is all-in
oops_gulp: calls 221079
cradshark_ said, "nh"
*** RIVER *** [Th 3h 5s 6h] [6d]

So that was nice and then had a 2:1 chip lead going into heads up, he won the first few pots, then the final hand where I won it was the trusty old Q6 sooted :),
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to oops_gulp [Qh 6h]
miw700: raises 100000 to 150000
oops_gulp: calls 100000
*** FLOP *** [9s Ah 6c]
oops_gulp: checks
miw700: checks
*** TURN *** [9s Ah 6c] [6d]
oops_gulp: checks miw700: bets 50000
oops_gulp: raises 200000 to 250000
miw700: raises 1298321 to 1548321 and is all-in
oops_gulp: calls 1298321
*** RIVER *** [9s Ah 6c 6d] [9c]
So that was that and my biggest cash to date which was nice :).
When we were 4 handed, I was quite happy and really didnt mind where I finished, which is strange, I usually feel as I have to win and wont be happy if I dont, but had a strange feeling and luckily enough, managed to win it. To be honest with the prize breakdown, I wouldn't of minded 3rd or 4th but would probably of been pissed of with 2nd as it was big difference to first.
4th - $3600
3rd - $4600
2nd - $6500
1st - $13000
So feeling quite good and about to play few tournies tonight, hopefully I can keep a steady head and stay away from 25/50 Omaha lol.

Good Luck all.

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Brilliant mate.

great play and great result.

JPJ

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Merry Christmas mate
good luck for 2008

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