Bite My Weiner CC
I admit I was in a whiney mood in the WWDN:Not. One outers on the river in your cash game do that to you. I still do not know how he called me with pockets 9's and a Queen on the board. I happened to have two pair. Oh well. So in a foul mood I start dominating the WWDN:Not. Taking my anger out on the poor innocent fools. I finally get to the final table and get involved in this hand with Ick.
PokerStars Game #5336615084: Tournament #26730122, $10+$1 Hold'em No Limit - Level V (75/150) - 2006/06/22 - 23:36:50 (ET)
Table '26730122 2' 9-max Seat #7 is the button
Seat 1: Iakaris (3810 in chips)
Seat 2: SirFWALGMan (8170 in chips)
Seat 4: jjok (2805 in chips)
Seat 5: surflexus (4655 in chips)
Seat 7: Katitude (4540 in chips)
Seat 8: djhomeschool (1600 in chips)
Seat 9: MiamiDon (2920 in chips)
djhomeschool: posts small blind 75
MiamiDon: posts big blind 150
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to SirFWALGMan [Jh Jc]
Iakaris: raises 300 to 450
SirFWALGMan: calls 450
djhomeschool: calls 375
MiamiDon said, "push time"
*** FLOP *** [8s 4h 2s]
MiamiDon said, "cash game i re-raise hard there"
Iakaris: bets 750
SirFWALGMan: raises 6970 to 7720 and is all-in
Iakaris: calls 2610 and is all-in
djhomeschool said, "Typing 3360 is too tough"
*** TURN *** [8s 4h 2s] [Qs]
Iakaris said, "yes"
*** RIVER *** [8s 4h 2s Qs] [Js]
SirFWALGMan said, "dang"
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Iakaris: shows [As Ts] (a flush, Ace high)
SirFWALGMan: shows [Jh Jc] (three of a kind, Jacks)
Katitude said, "well"
SirFWALGMan said, "nh"
jjok said, "oof"
Iakaris collected 8220 from pot
jjok said, "nh iak"
SirFWALGMan said, "and um, good call"
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 8220 | Rake 0
Board [8s 4h 2s Qs Js]
Seat 1: Iakaris showed [As Ts] and won (8220) with a flush, Ace high
Seat 2: SirFWALGMan showed [Jh Jc] and lost with three of a kind, Jacks
Seat 4: jjok folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 5: surflexus folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 7: Katitude (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 8: djhomeschool (small blind) folded on the Flop
Seat 9: MiamiDon (big blind) folded before Flop
So anyway I am a little steamed and tell Ick I think he played this hand horribly when he asked. I may have started telling him before he asked. Now while I agree this was not the worst hand ever played in a blogger tourney I stand by my statement that this was the wrong play.
Here is my reasoning.
1. He is at the final table. Four to the money. He has a time investment here.
2. The blinds are 75/150. If he folds here he has over 3K in chips. That is PLENTY.
3. If he does not catch a card in this race he is out. Cya. Bye Bye.
4. If he had pushed instead of making a wimpy bet I would have respected this play alot more.
Anyone agree or disagree it was not the right play?
I totally beleive this is where a skilled MTT player wins. Making good laydowns so that he can survive and make the big money. Albeit this is a small MTT but that is how I feel. I will say on Ick's behalf that he is a good player and I enjoyed playing against him. I also enjoyed my 3-outer to knock him out of the tourney. However that is only because I am vindictive.
I actually will defend my 3-outer play, saying it was better than this play. The only reason I say that is because he was short stacked and pre-flop I put his range at any Ace or small pockets to a monster. In this case he had a monster JJ vs my AJ, and we were basically all in pre-flop. I turned the Ace. Anyways -- Sorry for being angry at the beat. It has been a tough few days in the suckout department. Congrats to MiamiDon for coming in second. He was out chipped like 4:1 at the final table and I used it to my advantage. The outcome was never really in doubt. He tried though. Some Surf guy took third. I have a rule. People who are winning too much must be crushed everytime I get a chance. He eeked into the money so I failed. Next time! Congrats to everyone. Kitty made another final table too. She has been running very well.
Oh yeah.. it appears as if the challenge team is set. I just need Hoy to agree but it should end up being Duggle, Hoy and I vs Jordon, Gary and Tripjax. Should be fun. We need to set the terms. I think it should be 5-10$ per person AND IF your team wins the last longer AND anyone on your team outlasts EVERYONE on the other team then your team has to pay double. What say?