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Unlucky Game Play

By: !Seven!No7 @ 09:24 (EDT) / 200 / Comment ( 0 )

The Hot $3.30 (Turbo, $6k Gtd)

Entrants: 4236           Starting Chips: $ 1,500

Going into this tourney I know I am so down on my luck and I am just hoping to break this curse. I have so many bad beat behind me, my luck got to change soon.
Within the first few hands I figured out where the donkeys were sat and waited for a hand which might get me doubled up.

My opportunity came when I was dealt AQ on the button. There was a raise and call before me, so I thought "Sod It! I am all in" (If I am behind then tough, these donkeys are playing 85 off suit and worst).  To my surprise, I get called by three players and I was ahead and stayed ahead, picking up a pot of $6,000 chips. This allowed me to settle into playing proper poker. I didn't run into any bad luck for the first hour and 40 minutes. This allowed me to chip up to $17,000 chips, then I hit a few up's and down's (losing and winning a few hands). By the time first break came I was on $20,000 chips.

After break (fourth hand in) I am dealt AK suited and I am on the small blind. There is a raise from mid position, so I re-raised, then mid raiser goes all in for $10,000 chips and I call(because I had $20,000 chips). I was up against pocket 55. I hit King and took the pot of $30,000 chips and this took me into 90 place with 700 players left. I didn't play another hand for 40 minutes because I had chips and could wait for strong hands. I paid a few rounds of blinds, this took my chips down to $23,000 chips.  I then get dealt AJ hearts, I am in early position so I min raise, I get called and then someone comes over the top and goes all in. I folded my suited AJ, but the guy who called me, called the all in. They both show, the all in guy shows AA and the calling guy shows A8 off (lol, what an idiot). Anyway, A8 donkey loses. Now I am on $14,000 chips. I think I done well to get away from this.

I get moved to another table, where my first hand I am dealt is AA (amazing!).  I am in mid position and the big blind is $2,500 chips, so I bet $5,000 (a third of my stack). Big blind calls and the flop comes K 10 8. Big blind goes all so I call (which means I am all in), he shows J10, I start laughing and loving his stupid play. However, the turn comes Jack and he wins! I am busted out!

Another tourney I can add to my long list of bust outs just before I hit big money. I made the money but only $6.50. I am always busting out of tourneys with high pocket pair or Ace with good kicker. I hope one day I can post a success story, where my luck turns to good luck or I just don't hit any good or bad luck. I know one day it will happen, but how many games must I play or dollars must I pay before it happens????

I will continue to keep a diary of my tourneys and hopefully one day soon I can post a success story!

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