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Cowboy's full - Sat Oct 22, 2011, 01:43 PM
!!!111Dan's Avatar
Since: Jul 2010
Posts: 3,290
So a play money tourney just started a little bit ago, and if you want to play, it's got 60 mins of late reg.
It's called Cowboy's Full and it's for men only....so I just had to post this.
Before I get too bashed on the way I played it...it's play money. While I try to play pretty close to normal in play money, I will get frisky once in a while. This is a move I will commonly make in the first few hands should I pick up a monster. Just to see if I can get a nice double up or better before the maniacs are gone, which y'all know usually doesn't take long. I love not being disappointed.
Just figured I'd have some fun today. I realized what happened in this (the very first hand of tourney) about 4 hands later.

PokerStars Game #69359977259: Tournament #457852908, 500+50 Hold'em No Limit - Level I (10/20) - 2011/10/22 13:30:01 ET
Table '457852908 724' 9-max Seat #1 is the button
Seat 1: Tigo150 (3000 in chips)
Seat 2: bog78-22 (3000 in chips)
Seat 3: cherep 74 (3000 in chips) is sitting out
Seat 4: alex794111 (3000 in chips)
Seat 5: SebyBycu (3000 in chips)
Seat 6: Tranzam0075 (3000 in chips)
Seat 7: sashajavier (3000 in chips)
Seat 8: uvasss (3000 in chips)
Seat 9: !!!111Dan (3000 in chips)
bog78-22: posts small blind 10
cherep 74: posts big blind 20
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to !!!111Dan [Ks Kh]
alex794111: raises 20 to 40
SebyBycu: calls 40
Tranzam0075: folds
sashajavier: folds
!!!111Dan said, "So, was this set up so we can complain about our wives and not suffer for it?"
uvasss: calls 40
!!!111Dan: raises 2960 to 3000 and is all-in
Tigo150 has timed out
Tigo150: folds
bog78-22: folds
cherep 74: folds
alex794111: calls 2960 and is all-in
SebyBycu: folds
uvasss: folds
*** FLOP *** [4d Qs 6s]
!!!111Dan said, "figured i'd try to get 1 call "
*** TURN *** [4d Qs 6s] [Kd]
*** RIVER *** [4d Qs 6s Kd] [6d]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
alex794111: shows [4h 9h] (two pair, Sixes and Fours)
!!!111Dan: shows [Ks Kh] (a full house, Kings full of Sixes)
!!!111Dan collected 6110 from pot
alex794111 finished the tournament in 11345th place
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 6110 | Rake 0
Board [4d Qs 6s Kd 6d]


Last edited by !!!111Dan; Tue Oct 25, 2011 at 06:38 PM..
Sat Oct 22, 2011, 01:52 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,831
B i n g o !
Sat Oct 22, 2011, 02:01 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,831
get this... just loaded up three 45 man's...although at least 1 of the two had JJ
Let me add that I had a note on one opp and wasn't worried at all about them.

PokerStars Game #69361381099: Tournament #458470415, 300+20 Hold'em No Limit - Level I (10/20) - 2011/10/22 12:59:12 CT [2011/10/22 13:59:12 ET]
Table '458470415 5' 9-max Seat #4 is the button
Seat 1: Ahllam (1460 in chips)
Seat 2: poundpuppy00 (3080 in chips)
Seat 4: rj5088 (1480 in chips)
Seat 5: eluarg (3000 in chips)
Seat 6: Haystacks (1500 in chips)
Seat 7: Marat Joker (1480 in chips)
Seat 8: JWK24 (1500 in chips)
eluarg: posts small blind 10
Haystacks: posts big blind 20
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to JWK24 [Ks Kd]
Marat Joker: raises 1460 to 1480 and is all-in
JWK24: calls 1480
Ahllam: folds
poundpuppy00: calls 1480
rj5088: folds
eluarg: folds
Haystacks: folds
*** FLOP *** [7h 3s 8d]
JWK24: bets 20 and is all-in
poundpuppy00: calls 20
*** TURN *** [7h 3s 8d] [4d]
*** RIVER *** [7h 3s 8d 4d] [4c]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
JWK24: shows [Ks Kd] (two pair, Kings and Fours)
poundpuppy00: shows [6h Kc] (a pair of Fours)
JWK24 collected 40 from side pot
Marat Joker: shows [Jc Jh] (two pair, Jacks and Fours)
JWK24 collected 4470 from main pot
Marat Joker finished the tournament in 38th place
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 4510 Main pot 4470. Side pot 40. | Rake 0
Board [7h 3s 8d 4d 4c]
Seat 1: Ahllam folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 2: poundpuppy00 showed [6h Kc] and lost with a pair of Fours
Seat 4: rj5088 (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 5: eluarg (small blind) folded before Flop
Seat 6: Haystacks (big blind) folded before Flop
Seat 7: Marat Joker showed [Jc Jh] and lost with two pair, Jacks and Fours
Seat 8: JWK24 showed [Ks Kd] and won (4510) with two pair, Kings and Fours

Last edited by JWK24; Sat Oct 22, 2011 at 02:07 PM..
Sat Oct 22, 2011, 02:03 PM
JDean's Avatar
Since: Aug 2010
Posts: 3,145
This is not a good raise in a normal MTT Dan.

KK, obviously, is a strong hand.

That means you really want to get PAID off with it.

When a player is extremely LOOSE in his calling standards, there may be times he will call with less (JJ/QQ/TT/AK), but anyone with an ounce of sense "should" recognize that unless you've shown maniacal play before a shove like this, chances are quite good you do not mind a call at all.

At the current blind level, it is a pretty poor play to stack off on a CALL here without the pre-flop nuts if you stand to LOSE your tourney buy in...there is jsut too much time to find a better spot.

When you are practicing poker in a play money game, all that goes out the window.

With nothing at risk, and nothing to gain (except bragging rights), a lot of players simply do not CARE about making the call and losing. That really jacks up the potential for you to get called by less, and having as big a pot as possible pre flop with a hand like KK is good.

So since it IS play money, there is nothing really wrong with this, but you probably do not want to do this too often in real money play.
Sat Oct 22, 2011, 02:11 PM
!!!111Dan's Avatar
Since: Jul 2010
Posts: 3,290
No doubt JD. That's why I qualified the post with the statements I did. Amazing how many people will call, as one did here, with garbage. Even in sng's sometimes, although not nearly as frequently as in a mtt. And as the hand played out, should I have played it traditionally, I probably would have gotten a much bigger pot by the showdown because of the looseness of so many, early in a play money mtt.
Most of this was over my amusement of the name of the tourney and the fact that this is the very first hand. Cowboys full.

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