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  • It's not a bad beat

    But I still want to beat him black and blue

    PokerStars Game #64986298445: Tournament #411630498, Freeroll Hold'em No Limit - Level VII (125/250) - 2011/07/24 7:11:27 WET [2011/07/24 2:11:27 ET]
    Table '411630498 228' 9-max Seat #9 is the button
    Seat 1: Lyubanya251 (21422 in chips)
    Seat 2: Darkman61 (953 in chips)
    Seat 3: The1Warden (16953 in chips)
    Seat 4: Guto Avelino (6195 in chips)
    Seat 5: alexdober (625 in chips)
    Seat 6: attus93 (34129 in chips)
    Seat 7: fiqmario (16149 in chips) is sitting out
    Seat 8: Daegumike (2665 in chips)
    Seat 9: AceColDstar (6650 in chips)
    Lyubanya251: posts the ante 25
    Darkman61: posts the ante 25
    The1Warden: posts the ante 25
    Guto Avelino: posts the ante 25
    alexdober: posts the ante 25
    attus93: posts the ante 25
    fiqmario: posts the ante 25
    Daegumike: posts the ante 25
    AceColDstar: posts the ante 25
    Lyubanya251: posts small blind 125
    Darkman61: posts big blind 250
    *** HOLE CARDS ***
    Dealt to Darkman61 [Ad Ac]
    The1Warden: calls 250
    Guto Avelino: folds
    alexdober: raises 350 to 600 and is all-in
    fiqmario is connected
    attus93: folds
    fiqmario: folds
    Daegumike: folds
    AceColDstar: folds
    Lyubanya251: folds
    fiqmario has returned
    Darkman61: raises 328 to 928 and is all-in
    The1Warden: calls 678
    *** FLOP *** [3c 3d 2s]
    *** TURN *** [3c 3d 2s] [Qd]
    *** RIVER *** [3c 3d 2s Qd] [6d]
    *** SHOW DOWN ***
    Darkman61: shows [Ad Ac] (two pair, Aces and Threes)
    The1Warden: shows [8d Td] (a flush, Queen high)
    The1Warden collected 656 from side pot
    alexdober: shows [As Ah] (two pair, Aces and Threes)
    The1Warden collected 2150 from main pot
    Darkman61 finished the tournament in 1438th place
    alexdober finished the tournament in 1439th place
    *** SUMMARY ***
    Total pot 2806 Main pot 2150. Side pot 656. | Rake 0
    Board [3c 3d 2s Qd 6d]
    Seat 1: Lyubanya251 (small blind) folded before Flop
    Seat 2: Darkman61 (big blind) showed [Ad Ac] and lost with two pair, Aces and Threes
    Seat 3: The1Warden showed [8d Td] and won (2806) with a flush, Queen high
    Seat 4: Guto Avelino folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 5: alexdober showed [As Ah] and lost with two pair, Aces and Threes
    Seat 6: attus93 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 7: fiqmario folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 8: Daegumike folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 9: AceColDstar (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)

    Much hilarity ensued. And I'm now using my spare machine.

  • #2
    M8 - standard PS stitch up.


    • #3
      Well I am not long back from a very long working day: why Germans feel the need to unpack, test and then repack 5000 touch panels from Taiwan before sending them to the US is beyond me, especially as the failure rate was zero. But anyways

      In my efforts to avoid the top 1500 I actually have been going all in on the worse possible starting hands and winning and then when I actually get a hand and continue the trend find that I lose to hands that I dominate pre flop: AK versus A10, Ks versus 2,3 etc etc etc.

      However I must admit that when I do this I am not really playing poker. Getting past the first hour and going all in with Aces against a massive stack is not really playing poker either Darkman and I think you would be the first to admit that!!!

      You will earn your 50$, maybe more this month, but does it really justify the time investment that you have put in??? You are a good TAG player!!! Would your time not be much better invested playing satties or steps to live tournaments that can provide a really big pay day rather than paddling in PSO waters???

      I believe you have the game, and also the intelligence to adapt, to bigger and better things. I read in a previous post that you have written, that there was not really a world of difference between many playing pro poker and those still trying to grind it up: I think you said the difference was the right bets/calls /folds at the right time.

      I beg to differ: many pros are mediocre but they took risks to get where they are. Maybe it is time for you to take those risks Darkman.

      I want to end with something even more controversial: the majority of Canadians on PS ( I will happily exclude the most on this site) are calling stations with anything remotely resembling a hand (broadway usually), they will go all in with small pck pairs pre, and yet they have somehow at least a couple of players that would be regarded as world top 10 are Canadian. I watched last week's Sunday Million final table yesterday evening and I have to say that without the US players the standard of poker and play were deplorable.

      There has to be someone on PSO that wants to move beyond the League, that wants to play at higher levels, that wants to be a winner in EPT, PCA and all the other opportunities available. It will take more than ABC poker and a little luck as well. Is there anyone on the site that is up to the challenge?

      Who is the one???

      Last edited by topthecat; Wed Jul 27, 2011, 05:39 AM.


      • #4
        Canadians calling stations...Im going to go take a look at the ass end of the league and see who the majority are...BRB..curious now!


        • #5
          Last 6 pages

          Russians 78
          Estonians 29
          Germans 18
          Romanians 17
          Canadians 10
          Brits 5

          Will check others later and add them in..
          Last edited by Deleted user; Wed Jul 27, 2011, 07:59 AM.



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