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Womens Sunday Final Table

By: joy7108 @ 18:59 (EST) / 524 / Comment ( 0 )

The Womens Sunday is one of my favorites, but I don't get to play it very often.  This Sunday was open, and I had a ticket that I won in the Womens League.  I was also playing in the Womens League Grand Final (finished 10 from the money).

 

I'm always a little nervous at the start, and was playing pretty tight.  My first hand was a little scary, but worked out okay.

http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/1677109_BFB9035F43

Second hand wasn't quite so scary and worked out even better.

http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/1677697_856287E6BF

I make a disciplined fold here (thanks Dave, I could hear your voice saying my AQ was never good in this spot).

http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/1677885_BCC0EEFF9A

Five minutes later, the same player who lost half her stack with the sixes shoves from the button.  I just knew she was tilting here.

http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/1677956_14E39B92CD

I was pretty sure my opponent would call with much worse with a big stack.

http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/1678294_961C2F5DCE

Beware the UTG limp!!

http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/1678549_EC7192BCA1

And now that they think you limp big hands...

http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/1678859_2208665D42

I felt this shove was wrong somehow, call it women's intuition.

http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/1679314_18639E3A28

I would have had the best hand but it was the right decision.

http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/1679900_F3233C6BE0

Going for the steal here and got caught, but then came a miracle (also known by other terms if you are the opponent).

http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/1679946_FC379BEF5F

With just over 10 bb this was pretty standard.

http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/1679983_2E01187AD1

Picked up a much-needed pot here.

http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/1680173_4E481DB495

At this point I maxed out the Boom player at 20 hands.  I was pretty card dead for a while, but hung on to reach the final table.  I pick up a pot here.

I gain a welcome railer, and we lose one player who open shoved UTG with 44 and got called by JJ (why do they do that?).  Nothing much happened for a while until I get this hand. 

Unfortunately it was a classic case of right move wrong result, and I finish 8th for $290.00.  I got a couple of lucky bounces along the way, and I was blessed with some great hands when I really needed them.  Being on the final table of the Womens Sunday was great, but next time I hope I can make it all the way.

 

 

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