Jan 29 2008

I Run Goot

Published by at 10:15 pm under Poker

To get back to the grind of facing more competent opponents, I dropped down to the $50′s for January. I didn’t really have a shot at making gold star for the month anyway, I just wanted to get back into the swing of it. So far, I’m running pretty well…

PokerStars Game #14821915468: Hold’em No Limit ($0.25/$0.50) – 2008/01/25 – 20:04:02 (ET)
Table ‘Anza’ 6-max Seat #5 is the button
Seat 1: serpentinpa. ($13.35 in chips)
Seat 2: MaAnthony ($59.15 in chips)
Seat 3: lildrum ($66.05 in chips)
Seat 5: 7SevenThree3 ($28.25 in chips)
Seat 6: Donarturo ($140.50 in chips)
Donarturo: posts small blind $0.25
serpentinpa.: posts big blind $0.50
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to MaAnthony [Q♦ Q♥]
MaAnthony: raises $1.50 to $2
nertz is connected
lildrum: calls $2
nertz has returned
7SevenThree3: folds
Donarturo: folds
serpentinpa.: folds
*** FLOP *** [J♥ 7♠ 8♥]
MaAnthony: bets $3.50
lildrum: calls $3.50
*** TURN *** [J♥ 7♠ 8♥] [J♦]
MaAnthony: checks
lildrum: bets $6.50
MaAnthony: calls $6.50
*** RIVER *** [J♥ 7♠ 8♥ J♦] [Q♠]
MaAnthony: checks
lildrum: bets $15.50
MaAnthony: raises $30.50 to $46
lildrum: raises $8.05 to $54.05 and is all-in
MaAnthony: calls $1.15 and is all-in
*** SHOW DOWN ***
lildrum: shows [9♠ T♠] (a straight, Eight to Queen)
MaAnthony: shows [Q♦ Q♥] (a full house, Queens full of Jacks)
MaAnthony collected $117.05 from pot

Luck is a powerful part of the game. Let’s hope it holds.

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3 Responses to “I Run Goot”

  1. tommyhawkon 30 Jan 2008 at 3:24 am

    you look like my typicall “outdrawing on river” opponents

  2. Anthonyon 30 Jan 2008 at 9:47 am

    This was a bit more than just an outdraw on the river as I needed runner, runner to win the hand. I was a 92% dog on the flop and hit my 4 outer on the river.

    We had history before this hand, though, and that influence my play.

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