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January 18, 2010 at 8:49 pm

Fuel Rocks Part #2 + OBFV # 2

Just for Fuel!

Fuel is correct...

What caused this?

Real easy…

Donkey in previous 2 hands called off 1/3 of his chips with King high and a pair of 3’s on a all face board.

Poker Stars $1.00+$0.15 No Limit Hold’em Tournament – t10/t20 Blinds – 10 players – View hand 484532

The Official DeucesCracked.com Hand History Converter

UTG+1: t1460 M = 48.67

UTG+2: t910 M = 30.33

MP1: t2970 M = 99

MP2: t1470 M = 49

MP3: t1300 M = 43.33

CO: t1560 M = 52

BTN: t1150 M = 38.33

SB: t1480 M = 49.33

BB: t1200 M = 40

Hero (UTG): t1500 M = 50

Pre Flop: (t30) Hero is UTG with 5 of hearts 5 of diamonds

Hero raises to t140, 1 fold, UTG+2 raises to t910 all in, 7 folds, Hero calls t770

Flop: (t1850) 3 of hearts 4 of spades J of spades (2 players – 1 is all in)

Turn: (t1850) 7 of clubs (2 players – 1 is all in)

River: (t1850) 5 of spades (2 players – 1 is all in)

Final Pot: t1850

UTG+2 shows A of clubs Q of clubs (high card Ace)

Hero shows 5 of hearts 5 of diamonds (three of a kind, Fives)

Hero wins t1850

Then OBFV! And to scare away nasty drawing hands

Made an OBFV when flopping Broadway. Scared of the heart draw so, make em pay for it when I have the best hand…

And pay he does…

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January 17, 2010 at 2:40 am

How would you consider #1

What can you say about

Player #1

49 hands played and saw flop:
– 1 times out of 6 while in small blind      (17%)
– 0 times out of 6 while in big blind      (0%)
– 4 times out of 37 in other positions      (11%)
– a total of 5 times out of 49      (10%)

Pots won at showdown – 1 out of 1      (100%)
Pots won without showdown – 6

Vs.

Player # 2

43 hands played and saw flop:
– 0 times out of 5 while in small blind      (0%)
– 3 times out of 5 while in big blind      (60%)
– 2 times out of 33 in other positions      (6%)
– a total of 5 times out of 43      (12%)

Pots won at showdown – 2 out of 2      (100%)
Pots won without showdown – 5

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January 16, 2010 at 2:35 pm

Lets examine this hand #1 Answer…

Poker Stars $5.00+$0.40 No Limit Hold’em Tournament – t75/t150 Blinds + t15 – 7 players – View hand 480452

The Official DeucesCracked.com Hand History Converter

BTN: t2525 M = 7.65

Hero (SB): t4775 M = 14.47

BB: t2130 M = 6.45

UTG: t1095 M = 3.32

UTG+1: t865 M = 2.62

MP: t1265 M = 3.83

CO: t2345 M = 7.11

Pre Flop: (t330) Hero is SB with A of clubs K of clubs
4 folds, BTN raises to t2510 all in

What does Hero do with Aggressive Player on the button?

Continue Reading »

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January 16, 2010 at 1:35 pm

Lets examine this hand #1

Poker Stars $5.00+$0.40 No Limit Hold’em Tournament – t75/t150 Blinds + t15 – 7 players – View hand 480452

The Official DeucesCracked.com Hand History Converter

BTN: t2525 M = 7.65

Hero (SB): t4775 M = 14.47

BB: t2130 M = 6.45

UTG: t1095 M = 3.32

UTG+1: t865 M = 2.62

MP: t1265 M = 3.83

CO: t2345 M = 7.11

Pre Flop: (t330) Hero is SB with A of clubs K of clubs

4 folds, BTN raises to t2510 all in,

Now from examination of previous hands… BTN has been pushing with any Ace or King combination.

Talk me down from making this call…

Then read on in a couple of min and see what happened.

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January 16, 2010 at 2:29 am

Just for Fuel… It’s Magggggic!

Full Tilt Poker Satellite to the Daily Dollar No Limit Hold’em Tournament – t40/t80 Blinds – 7 players – View hand 479364

The Official DeucesCracked.com Hand History Converter

MP: t1235 M = 10.29

CO: t2645 M = 22.04

BTN: t1210 M = 10.08

SB: t3975 M = 33.12

BB: t320 M = 2.67

UTG: t2210 M = 18.42

Hero (UTG+1): t1905 M = 15.88

Pre Flop: (t120) Hero is UTG+1 with 5 of hearts 5 of spades

1 fold, Hero raises to t280, 4 folds, BB raises to t320 all in, Hero calls t40

Flop: (t680) 9 of diamonds 2 of clubs 3 of hearts

Turn: (t680) K of spades

River: (t680) K of diamonds

Final Pot: t680

BB shows 7 of spades A of diamonds (a pair of Kings)

Hero shows 5 of hearts 5 of spades (two pair, Kings and Fives)

Hero wins t680

Then a couple hands later…

How do you slow play Magic?
Full Tilt Poker Satellite to the Daily Dollar No Limit Hold’em Tournament – t60/t120 Blinds – 5 players – View hand 479367

The Official DeucesCracked.com Hand History Converter

SB: t2090 M = 11.61

BB: t3255 M = 18.08

UTG: t3785 M = 21.03

CO: t2670 M = 14.83

Hero (BTN): t1700 M = 9.44

Pre Flop: (t180) Hero is BTN with 5 of hearts 5 of clubs

2 folds, Hero raises to t420, 1 fold, BB calls t300

Flop: (t900) 3 of hearts J of spades 5 of diamonds (2 players)

BB checks, Hero checks

Turn: (t900) Q of diamonds (2 players)

BB checks, Hero bets t1280 all in, BB folds

Final Pot: t900

Hero wins t900

You don’t slow play magic.

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January 16, 2010 at 2:19 am

So is quads good? OBFV!

Full Tilt Poker Satellite to the Daily Dollar No Limit Hold’em Tournament – t20/t40 Blinds – 5 players – View hand 479231

The Official DeucesCracked.com Hand History Converter

CO: t1380 M = 23

Hero (BTN): t6150 M = 102.50

SB: t3215 M = 53.58

BB: t1305 M = 21.75

UTG: t1450 M = 24.17

Pre Flop: (t60) Hero is BTN with T of clubs K of clubs

1 fold, CO calls t40, Hero calls t40, 1 fold, BB raises to t80, CO calls t40, Hero calls t40

Flop: (t260) 9 of hearts K of diamonds K of hearts (3 players)

BB checks, CO checks, Hero checks

Turn: (t260) K of spades (3 players)

BB bets t120, CO folds, Hero calls t120

River: (t500) 4 of clubs (2 players)

BB bets t480, Hero raises to t5950 all in, BB calls t625 all in

Final Pot: t2710

Hero shows T of clubs K of clubs (four of a kind, Kings)

BB mucks 4 of hearts A of spades

Hero wins t2710

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January 14, 2010 at 8:58 pm

Almost as good as playing poker tonight…

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January 14, 2010 at 12:18 am

Now that I’ve gotten married…

time to grind…

And the Wife is gone…

No, not The Wife, my wife.

So I’ll kick up some poker and post up some HH’s :-)

I’m back in the grind.

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January 1, 2010 at 1:20 am

Happy New Year!

May 2010 be a year of amazement, filled with wonder and love.  May you not be far from the ones that you love and may you be loved by the ones around you.

May you forgive those you have been wronged by and may you be forgiven by those who you have wronged.

May your flushes be the nuts, your straights not second best, may your aces hold up.

In 2010 I will visit Okie Vegas again but I plan to make several other weekend jaunts.

May my friends continue to surround me and I lucky to find new and wonderful friends.

To the year 2010 and the money to be won this year!

Lachaim!

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December 14, 2009 at 12:25 am

When is it worth it to call with…

Hand converter-Pokerhand.org

PokerStars, $125/250 NO Limit Texas Holdem Tournament, 6 Players

Board:
CO: $3,695
Button: $1,495
SB: $1,775
BB: $2,035
UTG: $4,140
UTG+1: $1,860
Dealt to: BB
Pre-flop:
(3 folds), Button raises to $1,470 and is all-in, (2 folds), Button returns $1,220,
Results:
Button wins $775

I’m not going to call this hand for such a large raise… I’m not getting enough to make it worth my while

Or am I?

When is it worth to call an all in with any two cards?

Tell me in the comments…

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December 13, 2009 at 11:29 pm

Let’s look …

Even though this is just my last three tourneys I wanted to examine a couple of things.

The buy in isn’t what I’m looking at…

What I am looking at is a factor that I think is important in my play since I started back up again.

Pots Won without showdown.

I think the more pots that you can make bets where it isn’t worth the person to call you down or let them know that you have the nuts the better you are.

I’m just concerned about my showdown percentages…

But what do you think?

PokerStars Tournament #221702261, No Limit Hold’em
Buy-In: $5.00/$0.40 USD
10 players
Total Prize Pool: $50.00 USD
Tournament started 2009/12/13 21:58:20 CT [2009/12/13 22:58:20 ET]
Tournament finished 2009/12/13 23:17:41 CT [2009/12/14 0:17:41 ET]
1: Radiopd (Lubbock), $10.00 (20%)

You finished in 1st place (eliminated at hand #36667348118).

90 hands played and saw flop:
– 8 times out of 13 while in small blind      (62%)
– 4 times out of 13 while in big blind      (31%)
– 5 times out of 64 in other positions      (8%)
– a total of 17 times out of 90      (19%)

Pots won at showdown – 1 out of 4      (25%)
Pots won without showdown – 15

PokerStars Tournament #221589776, No Limit Hold’em
Buy-In: $5.00/$0.40 USD
10 players
Total Prize Pool: $50.00 USD
Tournament started 2009/12/13 14:50:10 CT [2009/12/13 15:50:10 ET]
Tournament finished 2009/12/13 15:29:33 CT [2009/12/13 16:29:33 ET]

2: Radiopd (Lubbock), $10.00 (20%)

You finished in 2nd place (eliminated at hand #36649773350).

49 hands played and saw flop:
– 5 times out of 7 while in small blind      (71%)
– 4 times out of 7 while in big blind      (57%)
– 5 times out of 35 in other positions      (14%)
– a total of 14 times out of 49      (29%)

Pots won at showdown – 2 out of 4      (50%)
Pots won without showdown – 9

PokerStars Tournament #221407921, No Limit Hold’em
Buy-In: $20.00/$0.80 USD
10 players
Total Prize Pool: $200.00 USD
Tournament started 2009/12/13 2:38:59 CT [2009/12/13 3:38:59 ET]
Tournament finished 2009/12/13 3:10:58 CT [2009/12/13 4:10:58 ET]
1: Radiopd (Lubbock), $40.00 (20%)

You finished in 1st place (eliminated at hand #36623508670).

42 hands played and saw flop:
– 2 times out of 6 while in small blind      (33%)
– 3 times out of 6 while in big blind      (50%)
– 2 times out of 30 in other positions      (7%)
– a total of 7 times out of 42      (17%)

Pots won at showdown – 3 out of 3      (100%)
Pots won without showdown – 4

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December 13, 2009 at 1:39 am

The lesson is:

Full Tilt Poker Tier One $6.50 + $0.40 No Limit Hold’em Tournament – t30/t60 Blinds – 2 players – View hand 422602

The Official DeucesCracked.com Hand History Converter

BB: t2610 M = 29

Hero (BTN/SB): t3390 M = 37.67

Pre Flop: (t90) Hero is BTN/SB with Q of diamonds 5 of clubs

Hero calls t30, BB checks

Flop: (t120) 9 of diamonds 2 of diamonds A of diamonds (2 players)

BB bets t120, Hero calls t120

Turn: (t360) K of diamonds (2 players)

BB checks, Hero checks

River: (t360) 6 of clubs (2 players)

BB bets t360, Hero raises to t3210 all in, BB calls t2070 all in

Now the Over Bet For Value actually works…

Final Pot: t5220

BB mucks 4 of diamonds J of diamonds

Silly wabbit, flopped flushes NEVER Hold UP

Hero shows Q of diamonds 5 of clubs (a flush, Ace high)

Hero wins t5220

December 8, 2009 at 3:53 pm

The odds are in…

From the on crack staff we have the OFFICIAL Waffles odds of surviving the WPBT Tournament this weekend:

Colombo (available at http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1247710488 and http://pokerwannabe.blogspot.com/ presents the WPBT Waffles odds :

First Level is 1:1

First hour is 2:1

Making it to the half-way point is 8:1

Final Table * 99:1

Ohhhhhh Waffffflleeees!

Wawfuls free money is the BEST money!

* (Must be 50 runners +)

wpbtodds

Funny notes from friends :

alcanthang: he’ll survive the tournament easy
alcanthang: oh, i thought you meant before dying of alcohol abuse
InstantTragedy: ROFLMAO
InstantTragedy: No, that prop bet for you is already on

December 7, 2009 at 2:52 am

How about this one? This funny too?

Full Tilt Poker $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold’em – 5 players – View hand 410303

The Official DeucesCracked.com Hand History Converter

BTN: $48.45

SB: $49.50

Hero (BB): $87.95

UTG: $53.45

CO: $50.50

Pre Flop: ($0.75) Hero is BB with 9 of spades A of clubs

1 fold, CO raises to $1.75, 2 folds, Hero raises to $3, CO calls $1.25

Flop: ($6.25) T of diamonds 9 of clubs 4 of spades (2 players)

Hero bets $6.25, CO calls $6.25

Turn: ($18.75) 9 of hearts (2 players)

Hero checks, CO checks

River: ($18.75) 8 of diamonds (2 players)

Hero bets $18.75, CO requests TIME, CO folds

Final Pot: $18.75

Hero wins $17.85

(Rake: $0.90)

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