interesting day with a lot of potential that didnt pan out... i cashed the stars million, got close in the stars 2nd chance, and bubbled ftp's 500K. the stars million was using a new structure where we start with alot more chips, but i am pretty sure the structure was sped up a lot. i play 9 sngs today, only cashed 1... got 1st, but i lost about $1400 today between the MTTs and the SNGs.
ok some hands. from the stars million
PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em Tourney, Big Blind is t80 (9 handed) pokerhand.org hand converter
Preflop: Hero is SB with Jh, Jc.
7 folds, Hero raises to t240, BB raises to t720, Hero calls t480.
Flop: (t1440) 2c, 8c, 2h (2 players)
Hero checks, BB bets t800, Hero raises to t2320, BB raises to t6400, Hero raises to t9200, BB calls t2800.
Turn: (t19840) Jd (2 players)
River: (t19840) 2s (2 players)
Final Pot: t19840
he had 9c 9s
PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em Tourney, Big Blind is t120 (9 handed) pokerhand.org hand converter
Preflop: Hero is MP3 with 8h, 8c.
3 folds, MP2 calls t120, Hero raises to t480, 1 fold, Button calls t480, 2 folds, MP2 folds.
Flop: (t1260) 5c, 4d, 6c (2 players)
Hero bets t720, Button calls t720.
Turn: (t2700) 5s (2 players)
Hero bets t2000, Button calls t2000.
River: (t6700) 2h (2 players)
Hero checks, Button bets t4200, Hero calls t4200.
Final Pot: t15100
he had Kc Jc
this hand just shows the value in checking the river to induce a bluff. if we lead out the river here, dont you think he folds?
PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em Tourney, Big Blind is t800 (9 handed) pokerhand.org hand converter
Preflop: Hero is MP2 with Tc, Ts.
UTG raises to t2400, 2 folds, Hero calls t2400, 1 fold, CO raises to t6900, 3 folds, UTG raises to t23116, Hero folds.
Flop: (t33616) 2h, 4s, 2c (2 players)
Turn: (t33616) 8c (2 players)
River: (t33616) 6c (2 players)
Final Pot: t33616
Monona (UTG): shows [Qd 9d]
Nick55: shows (CO)[Kh Ah]
would had been awesome if i made this call... i know the monona guy was horrible and loose.... but very hard call to make even knowing this.
PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em Tourney, Big Blind is t1600 (9 handed) pokerhand.org hand converter
Preflop: Hero is BB with 6c, Js.
4 folds, MP3 raises to t4880, 2 folds, SB calls t4000, Hero raises to t15080, MP3 folds, SB folds.
Final Pot: t24520
apparently i am weak tight.... sometimes you have to bluff, and squeeze plays are a great bluff to make... btw, it is also awesome to set up a guy for a squeeze play if you know he makes them.
a FTP 500K hand... it wont convert, so here is a link to the hand. not sure if i played it well, but i think it was a must call on the flop due to the amount of money in the pot... dont you think?
FTP, had QQ
a stars 2nd chance hand
PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em Tourney, Big Blind is t50 (9 handed) pokerhand.org hand converter
Preflop: Hero is CO with Kh, Kd.
5 folds, Hero raises to t150, 1 fold, SB calls t125, 1 fold.
Flop: (t350) 9d, Ts, Qd (2 players)
SB checks, Hero bets t200, SB raises to t500, Hero calls t300.
Turn: (t1350) Tc (2 players)
SB bets t2200, Hero calls t1540 (All-In).
River: (t5090) 4h (2 players, 1 all-in)
Final Pot: t5090
x_Pack_x (small blind) showed [Jd Qh]
this was a very hard call for me, i almost was auto folded for taking to long.
those are all the hands i saved today.... over all bad day.. but one day im final tabling a major.. i promise.