Thursday, December 29, 2005

Wheee! I've always wanted to say:

Dem's Quads, Beetches! ™ Poker Princess
My favorite hand tonight (in the Stars rebuy tourney):

PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em Tourney, Big Blind is t1600 (8 handed)

MP1 (t50675)
MP2 (t35765)
CO (t46749)
phlyersphan (t24852)
SB (t28001)
BB (t35476)
UTG (t31890)
UTG+1 (t14316)

Preflop: phlyersphan is Button with Jd, Jh.
UTG raises to t4800, 4 folds, phlyersphan raises to t11200, 2 folds , UTG calls t6400.

Flop: (t22850) Jc, 8c, Js (2 players)
UTG bets t4800, phlyersphan calls t4800.

Turn: (t32450) 2c (2 players)
UTG checks, phlyersphan checks.

River: (t32450) 8d (2 players)
UTG checks, phlyersphan bets t4800, UTG folds.

Final Pot: t37250

In other news... after knocking out Wil Wheaton in tonight's WWdN tourney on Stars, I managed to go out on the bubble when my 55 fell to AJ. I hear that Wil likes to get knocked out by girls:
Gracie: and nice job knocking out wil! first me, then tanya, then you! he's PWNED by the ladies!
Me: LOL not too many guys would complain about that
Hey - if ya gotta go down in flames, might as well let boobs do it!

April finished Bubble+1, after taking down some monster hands to stay alive. Together, we are losers. :)

My friend Ed convinced me to play in the $5 rebuy tourney on Stars tonight. I managed to place in the money (lowest tier, but still money) and make a $16 profit. LOL! The first hour was just insane - five way all-in's were not unusual, and it seemed like somebody was all in on every hand. Things calmed down a bit after that first hour, but it seems quite certain that a vital part of the strategy of those things is to accumulate a chip stack during that first hour, because if you don't have at least 10k in chips in front of you, you're at a serious disadvantage.

I also placed 3rd in a $5 sit n' go on Stars this afternoon. After all is said and done, I've earned a profit of $3.53 today. Ha! I really wanted to make it to the final table in the WWdN tourney though - if for no other reason than the fame of such an accomplishment. Oh well. I've got one more week that I can play in the Thursday night game before I have to go back to work. Maybe next time.

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1 Comment:

  1. Bazkar said...
    Keep climbing that money ladder Shelly!

    Hope your holidays were great and I wish you all the best in the new year!

    Take Care and see you at Trump in 2006!!


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