Tuesday, November 22, 2005

close but no cigar

For the first time in about a month my heart started pounding like a madman during a poker hand. $2/$4 Party BBJ table:

hand #1
- preflop: UTG limps, UTG+1 limps, folded to Hero in CO who has TcTs, Hero raises, folded back to UTG who calls, UTG+1 3 bets!!, Hero and UTG call (3 players, 10.5 small bets)
- flop: ThTdAd, OH MY SWEET LORD! UTG checks, UTG+1 bets, Hero calls, UTG calls (3 players 13.5 small bets)
- turn: ThTdAdQc, UTG checks, UTG+1 bets, Hero raises, UTG 3 bets, UTG+1 caps, both call (3 players, 18.5 big bets) Dammit put an A out there!
- river: ThTdAdQc4d, UTG bets, UTG+1 raises, Hero 3 bets, UTG calls, UTG+1 caps, both call (final pot 30.5 big bets)
UTG+1 shows AA, and UTG shows KJo

Everyone else said they didn't have an A, so on the flop I was about 14.5:1 to win $131k. Damn damn damn... I took 3 one outers this weekend, why oh why Party couldn't you do it to me tonight?

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