Jul 20 2008

SCOOP!!

Published by at 9:01 am under Poker

With all the hold em I’ve been playing, I kinda got a bit burned out on it. Yeah, yeah. I know I play a minuscule amount compared to a lot, but it still. Anyway. I’ve been playing other games like plo8 and horse. Normally I hate limit games, but horse if fun enough for me to stomach the limit structure.

I’ve been having fun with it and some of the games have been pretty good too. Unfortunately, since Cake doesn’t run stud variants, I have been playing the games on other networks which I’m sure has hurt my rake race. I will be getting back to there to play some more though.

This isn’t a huge hand, and I’m not totally sure I played it just right, but it’s always nice to scoop a pot when you flop the nut/nuts. I thought about 3 betting preflop, but it was my 3rd hand on the table. I also thought about just calling the flop and raising the turn for the bigger bets with my monster.

PokerStars Game #18959795285: HORSE (Omaha Hi/Lo Limit, $2/$4) – 2008/07/20 – 10:31:58 (ET)
Table ‘Cohnia’ 8-max Seat #1 is the button
Seat 1: MaAnthony ($76 in chips)
Seat 2: choc-ice ($48 in chips)
Seat 3: Predatory ($106.25 in chips)
Seat 4: Shawnstarrr ($114.25 in chips)
Seat 6: dam__st8 ($99.75 in chips)
Seat 7: sophieogmig ($75 in chips)
Seat 8: Kid Nebraska ($152.50 in chips)
choc-ice: posts small blind $1
Predatory: posts big blind $2
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to MaAnthony [9♣ A♠ 2♦ 7♠]
Shawnstarrr: folds
dam__st8: calls $2
sophieogmig: raises $2 to $4
Kid Nebraska: folds
MaAnthony: calls $4
choc-ice: calls $3
Predatory: folds
dam__st8: calls $2
*** FLOP *** [5♠ K♠ 3♠]
choc-ice: checks
dam__st8: bets $2
sophieogmig: raises $2 to $4
MaAnthony: raises $2 to $6
choc-ice: folds
dam__st8: calls $4
sophieogmig: calls $2
*** TURN *** [5♠ K♠ 3♠] [7♦]
dam__st8: checks
sophieogmig: checks
MaAnthony: bets $4
dam__st8: calls $4
sophieogmig: calls $4
*** RIVER *** [5♠ K♠ 3♠ 7♦] [7♥]
dam__st8: checks
sophieogmig: checks
MaAnthony: bets $4
dam__st8: folds
sophieogmig: calls $4
*** SHOW DOWN ***
MaAnthony: shows [9♣ A♠ 2♦ 7♠] (HI: a flush, Ace high; LO: 7,5,3,2,A)
sophieogmig: mucks hand
MaAnthony collected $27 from pot
MaAnthony collected $27 from pot
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot $56 | Rake $2
Board [5♠ K♠ 3♠ 7♦ 7♥]
Seat 1: MaAnthony (button) showed [9♣ A♠ 2♦ 7♠] and won ($54) with HI: a flush, Ace high; LO: 7,5,3,2,A
Seat 2: choc-ice (small blind) folded on the Flop
Seat 3: Predatory (big blind) folded before Flop
Seat 4: Shawnstarrr folded before Flop (didn’t bet)
Seat 6: dam__st8 folded on the River
Seat 7: sophieogmig mucked [Q♠ A♣ A♥ 6♠]
Seat 8: Kid Nebraska folded before Flop (didn’t bet)

Rake race Update: 76/100

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