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/Dec/2012

Cant always run good

By: DrDonkin @ 20:17 (EST) / 328 / Comment ( 0 )

Today i had a bit of a shocker in the zoom tables, i lost 6 buy ins mainly through bad play on my part i think i was getting to clever for my own good thinking i was invincible and it bit me hard but im glad i had the sense to stop playing.

I looked at my poker traker (trial version) and i'm still up around ten $ so i think its best if i stay away from zoom for the time being and concentrate on my tournaments more. 

I played a satellite for the big $22 and i was doing well until i got KQ in middle position so i shoved all in the blinds were high and i had about ten BB's and everyone folded apart from the BB he had about double my stack and called with K9h and i thought nice one when i saw his cards but the flop came down all hearts and i was drawing dead.

I also played my daily tournaments, the blinds in the KO get real high real fast and unless you can get a stack going early the blinds just eat up your stack and your left looking for a spot to shove it in. Sometimes you might pick up the blinds other times you might get lucky and get a double up then of coarse theres the time you dont get lucky and you bust out.

In the Hot 55c the blinds dont seem to get as high as quick as the KO which leaves a bit of room for some proper poker which is always nice, and tonight i managed a min cash but i busted  out just after the bubble burst. I had QQ there was a raise from UTG+1 then a call from the big stack on the table so i 3bet shoved my 18 bb stack both called UTG+1 had 88 big stack had JJ so  im thinking and singing to myself oh happy days but before i can get the chorus the turn comes J my happy thoughts turn to thoughts of frustration and anger and im out feeling sorry for myself but hey at least im 88c richer.

Anyway tomorrow is a new day and i'l be back be ready and all fired up ready to go. 

Good luck at the tables and dont let the beats get you down, learn to love losing and you will win more.

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