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Sunday, October 11, 2009

Fifty-Fifty FAIL

FullTilt's $55, 50K-guarantee tournament. I am in the top 5 of chip leaders, and have arrived at my current table fairly recently. I am opening up my range and bullying the table. I flop the nuts, and hope someone else will take a stab at it so that I can check-raiseā€¦

Full Tilt No-Limit Hold'em Tournament, 30/60 Blinds (9 handed)
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UTG (t6546)
UTG+1 (t11383)
Cardgrrl (MP1) (t11745)
MP2 (t6852)
MP3 (t5980)
CO (t1175)
Button (t5025)
SB (t969)
BB (t3145)

Preflop: Cardgrrl is MP1 with Q, 8
2 folds, Cardgrrl bets t180, 2 folds, CO calls t180, Button calls t180, 2 folds

Flop: (t630) A, K, J (3 players)
Cardgrrl checks, CO bets t995 (All-In), 1 fold, Cardgrrl calls t995

Turn: (t2620) 9 (2 players, 1 all-in)

River: (t2620) J (2 players, 1 all-in)

Total pot: t2620

Cardgrrl had Q, 8 (flush, Ace high).
CO had K, J (full house, Jacks over Kings).
Outcome: CO won t2620

GAH. Be careful what you wish for.

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