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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Yeah, J7s is the NUTZ

Full Tilt No-Limit Hold'em, 5.5 Tournament, 20/40 Blinds (9 handed)
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45 Person $5 SNG, early on. Reads? Pfff. It's a $5 game.

MP2 (t1410)
MP3 (t1620)
CO (t960)
Button (t1620)
SB (t1410)
BB (t1980)
UTG (t1500)
UTG+1 (t1500)
Cardgrrl (MP1) (t1500)

Preflop: Cardgrrl is MP1 with K, K
1 fold, UTG+1 calls t40, Cardgrrl bets t200, 2 folds, CO calls t200, 4 folds

Flop: (t500) 4, 8, 10 (2 players)
Cardgrrl bets t500, CO calls t500

Turn: (t1500) 9 (2 players)
Cardgrrl bets t800 (All-In), CO calls t260 (All-In)

River: (t2020) 4 (2 players, 2 all-in)
Total pot: t2020

Cardgrrl had K, K (two pair, Kings and fours).
CO had J, 7 (straight, Jack high).

Outcome: CO won t2020

Okay, maybe I shouldn't have pushed the turn. But he called a big raise preflop and then called off most of his stack on the flop with a gutshot straight draw!