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/Mar/2013

See you in the Main Event!

By: mimesis.is @ 09:14 (EDT) / 347 / Comment ( 0 )

I would have blogged about this yesterday but I was really tired and had a busy day today. Anyway it's too good to not talk about!

Let me tell you about how I managed (or rather how I almost didn't manage) to score a MMME ticket from the PSO freeroll!

Everything ran incredibly smoothly for the first hour, I was picking spots and stealing blinds when appropriate, flopping sets and finding good enough hands to pick off short stacks with. 

As the blinds rose I was being dealt hands like AQ and pocket pairs at good spots to shove, and I ended up picking off plenty of pots uncontested.

After knocking out a short stack by reshoving a weak ace I soon had the chip lead at my table. Great! I thought. The blinds had reached 500/1000 and even as the chip leader I had barely 8 big blinds. Nonetheless everone at my table had been playing super tight all night so I decided to . . well  . . .

 

Awkward.

So I'm left with 2.5 big blinds and T3o as my hole cards. Then this happens over literally the next 3 hands.

(immediately following that the three other short stacks at my table all busted in the same hand!)

From there I just folded my way to a ticket, but damn was that a close call. Thank goodness everyone at my table was brought their 50BB game to a table with 5BB (or was so desperate not to bust out like I almost did!)

 

Anyway looking forward to the ME, thanks again to PSO for the chance and hopefully I can run hot and go far!

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