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/Jul/2011

Flopped a Royal?

By: bobbluntz @ 12:16 (EDT) / 154 / Comment ( 0 )
OK.  So in an effort to do a few things such as learn more about this site by using it, and as well, reaching out and giving my little story on one hand in my experience.

I have only ever had a royal flush once in my life until presently.  I was playing in a live event in a lesser known town but the turnout was about 85.

On the third hand I looked down to an A 10 of hearts, perfect ! A decent blind hand, as I was in the BB position.

Around the table comes a 5x raise over to a 3x raise on that......  Having no idea at the time it was a VERY stupid call as after thought. lol

Being the third hand in the blind had begun at 10/20 (small start fast blinds) I was looking at a $280 call off of a $2500 starting stack ..

FLOP :  K Q J of hearts..... I held fast with a quick check and a laugh (which i assumed was taken as just a laugh at the flop)

Anyhow, Seat 4 had pocket kings giving him a set on the flop,  and seat 7 had Q J which put him at 2 pairs.

I decide to check considering it doesnt matter WHAT happens at this point, BUT In this particular tournament, they were giving prizes for four of a kind, straight flush and royal flush ONLY AT SHOWDOWN... so If I bet and everyone folded, It wouldnt count !!  goes check check which I wasnt sure how it could but everyone seemed to want to slow play their monsters... I would have loved to hear the commentary on this hand LOL.

TURN CARD is another queen, which now completes TWO full houses at the same time with me still sitting in the bush!  Seat 4 bets out 500 and is quickly raised ALL IN from seat 7. My heart starts racing beacuse this will rocket me into place !  I just quietly say "I have to call" .. Seat 4 says so do I ..

All hell breaks loose as seat 7 stands up and says "full house!" Seat 4 jumps and says "ha mines bigger!"  I couldn't even stand up heh .. "Royal flush beats that right?"  Is all I could say  HA ! HA ! you should have seen the look of the entire table!! It was EPIC !!

I ended up finishing third but I won a very nice poker set for the Royal (chip, coasters, table) and 350 bucks for third  :)

Thanks for reading I hope this was written well enough to not be boring :)

Cheers
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