JavaScript must be enabled for Sign In.
Please check your broswer settings.

Home \ Community \ Blogs \

Flopped a big hand........NOW , how do you get paid off?

I'm playing in a ring game and the player on the button is very loose/ aggressive. Everyone folds to the button, he raises the pot ( normal for him ). Small blind calls and I'm in the BB looking down pocket 5's, so I called as the raiser was L.A. The flop come 5 5 4. SB checks, Having the nuts, I check hoping the loose guy will bet, so I can get paid on the hand. He does bet and to my surprise, the SB raises. I wondered what was going on but was glad to smooth call the 2 bets. The turn come another 4, not a scare card for me and I call a bet from the guy in the SB only to see the L/A on the button raises ? SB and I call. The river comes a King........ the board 5 5 4 4 K. The SB bets, I raise, AND the button re-raises? This goes on until the bettings capped. 
         Now the hands at show down are SB......Pocket 4's;  Button K 8 off  and me w/ pocket 5's. I won w/ quad 5's over quad 4's. As you can see the betting was normal for those 2 hands SB full on the flop....quads on the turn....BUT......WHAT WAS THE LA PLAYER ON THE BUTTON THINKING? I've got high card and hit it on the river? I don't know myself ..... maybe someone else knows.......My only regret is there's no bad beat jackpot, because this hand would of paid.
 Does anybody know the odds of quads against quads happening ?   
In order to comment, you must login or register.
Take Quiz
New here? Take our Poker Assessment to start your education.
already a member? sign in here
JavaScript must be enabled for Sign In.
Please check your broswer settings.
Learn From basics to advanced strategy
Practice Improve your skills with our trainers
Win! Establish yourself as a winning player
/Featured Promotions/
Earn 10 Tournament Tickets Today! Earn 10 Tournament Tickets Today! Invite your friends to join Poker School and you could earn up to 10 tournament tickets as a reward! View details
Progressive Jackpot Progressive Jackpot Playing our new 'Scratch & Match' game is free and very easy. If you match 3 symbols you win a prize!!!! View details

Getting PokerStars is easy: download and install the PokerStars game software, create your free player account, and validate your email address. Clicking on the download poker button will lead to the installation of compatible poker software on your PC of 51.7 MB, which will enable you to register and play poker on the PokerStars platform. To uninstall PokerStars use the Windows uninstaller: click Start > Control Panel and then select Add or Remove programs > Select PokerStars and click Uninstall or Remove.

Copyright (c) PokerSchoolOnline.com. All rights reserved, Rational Group, Douglas Bay Complex, King Edward Road, Onchan, Isle of Man, IM3 1DZ. You can email us on support@pokerschoolonline.com