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Old Aug 28, 2004, 11:10pm   #1
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What was this guy thinking at the river?

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0.50/1 TexasHTGameTable (Limit) - Sat Aug 28 17:39:53 EDT 2004
Table Table 12792 (Real Money) -- Seat 6 is the button
Total number of players : 9
Seat 1: Mithander ( $78.50)
Seat 2: jefftmck ( $29.75)
Seat 3: rukusrazor ( $57.75)
Seat 5: dvanajsti ( $41.62)
Seat 6: uberFoo ( $18.50)
Seat 7: bucksgal ( $26.50)
Seat 8: jaygsudee ( $24.25)
Seat 9: Blaaarg ( $2
Seat 10: ziontrain ( $16.50)
jaygsudee posts small blind (0.25)
Blaaarg posts big blind (0.50)
** Dealing down cards **
Dealt to Blaaarg [ 8h, 6h ]
ziontrain folds.
Mithander raises (1) to 1
jefftmck folds.
rukusrazor calls (1)
dvanajsti folds.
uberFoo folds.
jaygsudee folds.
Blaaarg calls (0.50)
** Dealing Flop ** : [ 7s, Qd, 7h ]
Blaaarg bets (0.50)
Mithander raises (1) to 1
rukusrazor folds.
Blaaarg calls (0.50)
** Dealing Turn ** : [ 4h ]
Blaaarg checks.
Mithander bets (1)
Blaaarg calls (1)
** Dealing River ** : [ 5h ]
Blaaarg bets (1)
Mithander raises (2) to 2
Blaaarg raises (2) to 3
Mithander raises (2) to 4
Blaaarg calls (1)
** Summary **
Main Pot: $14.50 | Rake: $0.75
Board: [ 7s Qd 7h 4h 5h ]
Mithander balance $71.50, lost $7 [ Jc Tc ] [ a pair of sevens -- Qd,Jc,Tc,7s,7h ]
jefftmck balance $29.75, didn't bet (folded)
rukusrazor balance $56.75, lost $1 (folded)
xxdouble balance $25, sits out
dvanajsti balance $41.62, didn't bet (folded)
uberFoo balance $18.50, didn't bet (folded)
bucksgal balance $26.50, sits out
jaygsudee balance $24, lost $0.25 (folded)
Blaaarg balance $35.50, bet $7, collected $14.50, net +$7.50 [ 8h 6h ] [ a straight flush, eight high -- 8h,7h,6h,5h,4h ]
ziontrain balance $16.50, didn't bet (folded)
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Old Aug 29, 2004, 12:31am   #2
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No idea, but may I ask what YOU were thinking calling a pre-flop raise, betting the flop, and calling the flop raise with that hand? You'll lose a lot of money playing hands like this.
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Old Aug 29, 2004, 3:34am   #3
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I called the pre-flop raise because I was getting 5-1 for my money. Which is pretty good odds for suited cards. The Randomness factor is extremely high pre-flop so when I get good odds I take them.

I bet pre-flop because I wanted to represent the sevens pure and simple,

I called the raise because the guy who raised had been full of crap the entire game. I mean he has been betting with nothing the entire game. I think he was on tilt.

I called at the turn for the same reasons.


You don't think the play was sound?
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Old Aug 29, 2004, 4:15am   #4
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Looked like you were representing a queen not the 7's. If you are gonna pretend to have a great hand, you gotta throw a reraise in there.

You got lucky in the end...as you were trying to fancy play an idiot, and that only gets you in trouble.

Problem with calling down bluffs with 86, is that you still don't win usually.
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Old Aug 29, 2004, 9:36pm   #5
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I'm no expert, but it's definitely not a play I would make. A hand like 86s wants a lot of people in the flop, and wants to see the flop as cheaply as possible. Calling a raise with only three people in the hand seems like a huge mistake to me. You had a read on the guy that said he probably didn't have a hand, but you really didn't have one either.
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Old Aug 30, 2004, 4:52pm   #6
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Now that's the kind of player I like to go against...and he had the largest amount of money! How did that happen...

Just my opinion but I would have called the preflop raise hoping for a very good flop but more so to show that I would defend my blinds to this guy. The flop that came out though was horrible. I would have folded at that point. For the most part 86s is a hand that I would fold without hesitation...depending on the specific situation and my position though.
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Old Sep 03, 2004, 9:26am   #7
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Very optimistic view you had of that hand following the flop. I definitely would have called that glass half empty and mucked that hand after looking at the flop. Good for you that you didn't. Great hand!
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