30th June 2010

What would you do?

posted in Live WSOP 2010 Action |

chimpanzee_thinkingHere is what happened earlier in the week.

I was sitting pretty as 2nd chip leader with Ace, Jack of clubs. The flop came Jack of hearts, 7 of clubs and the 2 of clubs.

The short stack made a raise all-in from the button. I thought that he maybe trying to steal the blinds and decided to call because he had been playing erratically all day and I had top pair with about 15 outs to come with any Jack, Ace or club, even if he had a hand. He showed Q,Q. Unfortunately they held up and he reduced my stack to half of it’s former glory.

The very next hand I looked down at King, King.

I shoved all in and said I was on tilt to try to encourage a call.

Another guy called immediately with Queen, Queen. Naturally a Queen came on the turn and I was left leaving the arena with my tail between my legs.

Consolation prize. I explained the situation to Chris Ferguson (Jesus) later and he said he would have played both hands the exact same way.

The annoying thing was that I could have walked away from the table and just waited to hit the money stage but then return to a tiny amount of chips. I was after the gold bracelet and $680,000 prize money.

Later, I am going to show you the winning entry ticket of this years World Series of Poker tournament as I got mine yesterday.

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  1. 1 On July 1st, 2010, Alex said:

    Tough draw mate, Dont let it get you down, You sound as if you are making all the rite moves, And yes we would obviously have done the same thing!, Hang in there you’ve so far done a incredible feat by qaulify for the big one, virtually for free,

  2. 2 On July 1st, 2010, admin said:

    Mate, I know but it is just so frustrating. In the main event, I will only be concentrating on getting to the final table. Then Julie will have to give you your passport back :)

  3. 3 On July 1st, 2010, JT said:

    If you want a real beating from a couple of Queens i`m sure there are plenty of bars in Vegas that offer that particular pleasure for that particular persuasion… but you`d know all about that. Sorry for your loss, if it had been Christmas YOU would have had 3 Kings!
    Next time dude!

  4. 4 On July 2nd, 2010, Nick Peters said:

    If it was good enough for Jesus…it was good enough for me…..

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