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The Cold Reality of Tournament Poker

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  • The Cold Reality of Tournament Poker

    Itd be nice to have a top 30 stack with 500 left in the turbo 60k....but then...thats what suckouts are for....

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    PokerStars Hand #104041640432: Tournament #784302198, $1.00+$0.10 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level XXXV (40000/80000) - 2013/09/12 17:32:06 ET
    Table '784302198 105' 9-max Seat #1 is the button
    Seat 1: w hubbuch (1676486 in chips)
    Seat 2: heyboy17 (595608 in chips)
    Seat 3: dnocts (2937136 in chips)
    Seat 4: Joe_m107 (1471917 in chips)
    Seat 5: piragibe (517353 in chips)
    Seat 6: beezebul (284856 in chips)
    Seat 7: Sjtaekvötje (334447 in chips)
    Seat 8: Haladitu (764092 in chips)
    Seat 9: balrog4567 (782438 in chips)
    w hubbuch: posts the ante 8000
    heyboy17: posts the ante 8000
    dnocts: posts the ante 8000
    Joe_m107: posts the ante 8000
    piragibe: posts the ante 8000
    beezebul: posts the ante 8000
    Sjtaekvötje: posts the ante 8000
    Haladitu: posts the ante 8000
    balrog4567: posts the ante 8000
    heyboy17: posts small blind 40000
    dnocts: posts big blind 80000
    *** HOLE CARDS ***
    Dealt to heyboy17 [Kh Ks]
    Joe_m107: folds
    piragibe: folds
    beezebul: folds
    Sjtaekvötje: folds
    Haladitu: folds
    balrog4567: raises 160000 to 240000
    w hubbuch: calls 240000
    heyboy17: raises 347608 to 587608 and is all-in
    dnocts: folds
    balrog4567: raises 186830 to 774438 and is all-in
    w hubbuch: calls 534438
    *** FLOP *** [6c Tc 4s]
    *** TURN *** [6c Tc 4s] [4c]
    *** RIVER *** [6c Tc 4s 4c] [2s]
    *** SHOW DOWN ***
    balrog4567: shows [5s 5d] (two pair, Fives and Fours)
    w hubbuch: shows [Th Ts] (a full house, Tens full of Fours)
    w hubbuch collected 373660 from side pot
    heyboy17: shows [Kh Ks] (two pair, Kings and Fours)
    w hubbuch collected 1914824 from main pot
    balrog4567 finished the tournament in 597th place and received $28.14.
    heyboy17 finished the tournament in 598th place and received $28.14.
    *** SUMMARY ***
    Total pot 2288484 Main pot 1914824. Side pot 373660. | Rake 0
    Board [6c Tc 4s 4c 2s]
    Seat 1: w hubbuch (button) showed [Th Ts] and won (2288484) with a full house, Tens full of Fours
    Seat 2: heyboy17 (small blind) showed [Kh Ks] and lost with two pair, Kings and Fours
    Seat 3: dnocts (big blind) folded before Flop
    Seat 4: Joe_m107 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 5: piragibe folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 6: beezebul folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 7: Sjtaekvötje folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 8: Haladitu folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 9: balrog4567 showed [5s 5d] and lost with two pair, Fives and Fours

    of course, i got a one outer earlier in the tournament...but i have selective memory

  • #2
    remember.. KK isn't that big of a favorite here, it will lose OVER 1/3 of the time.

    John (JWK24)

    6 Time Bracelet Winner


    • #3
      i hate KK



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