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Busted ! - Sat Sep 15, 2012, 09:41 AM
darkmagic888's Avatar
Since: Sep 2012
Posts: 1
What a pity ! Busted outta the tourny with AdKd against KTo...Here's the hand history...:

Transcript for your last 1 hands requested by darkmagic888

*********** # 1 **************
PokerStars Hand #86211415790: Tournament #604678721, Freeroll Hold'em No Limit - Level V (60/120) - 2012/09/15 9:32:34 ET
Table '604678721 284' 9-max Seat #9 is the button
Seat 1: mefestofell (1060 in chips) is sitting out
Seat 2: C xXx i (2690 in chips)
Seat 3: LITHUANIANR1 (8170 in chips)
Seat 4: KannabisFuRy (1100 in chips) is sitting out
Seat 5: Comporta (19160 in chips)
Seat 6: jogico (940 in chips) is sitting out
Seat 7: darkmagic888 (11510 in chips)
Seat 8: colleking (600 in chips) is sitting out
Seat 9: Jack Pot445 (790 in chips)
mefestofell: posts the ante 10
C xXx i: posts the ante 10
LITHUANIANR1: posts the ante 10
KannabisFuRy: posts the ante 10
Comporta: posts the ante 10
jogico: posts the ante 10
darkmagic888: posts the ante 10
colleking: posts the ante 10
Jack Pot445: posts the ante 10
mefestofell: posts small blind 60
C xXx i: posts big blind 120
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to darkmagic888 [Ad Kd]
KannabisFuRy: folds
Comporta: calls 120
jogico: folds
darkmagic888: raises 280 to 400
colleking: folds
Jack Pot445: folds
mefestofell: folds
C xXx i: folds
Comporta: calls 280
*** FLOP *** [Ks 4h 8h]
Comporta: bets 1070
darkmagic888: raises 1070 to 2140
Comporta: raises 5350 to 7490
darkmagic888: raises 3610 to 11100 and is all-in
Comporta: calls 3610
*** TURN *** [Ks 4h 8h] [7c]
*** RIVER *** [Ks 4h 8h 7c] [Ts]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Comporta: shows [Th Kh] (two pair, Kings and Tens)
darkmagic888: shows [Ad Kd] (a pair of Kings)
Comporta collected 23270 from pot
darkmagic888 finished the tournament in 3428th place
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 23270 | Rake 0
Board [Ks 4h 8h 7c Ts]
Seat 1: mefestofell (small blind) folded before Flop
Seat 2: C xXx i (big blind) folded before Flop
Seat 3: LITHUANIANR1 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 4: KannabisFuRy folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 5: Comporta showed [Th Kh] and won (23270) with two pair, Kings and Tens
Seat 6: jogico folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 7: darkmagic888 showed [Ad Kd] and lost with a pair of Kings
Seat 8: colleking folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 9: Jack Pot445 (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)

Dammmm...to river the 10?? How's it actually possible?? Pay attention to how big the bets were... Totally downswinged...Alcohol! Good luck guys)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 10:38 AM
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Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,836
Hi darkmagic888!

Welcome to the forum. Here's a link that will help to get you familiar with some of the options that PSO has to offer.

The key in that hand is the flop. Yes, AK right now is the best hand, but the opp has 9 outs to hit a flush and 3 more to hit two pair. This gives them 12 outs and at the flop, that only makes AK a 52%-48% favorite... so basically AK expects to lose this every other time it happens.

Here's what I'd have done in the hand.
Preflop, I'd have raised to 360 (3BB+1BB for each limper).

Then, I hit top pair/top kicker and the opp leads into me with a bet that is larger than the pot. Here is where my decision is.
Is this a league game or another freeroll? The answer to this will dramatically effect my answer.
If this is a league game, I'm going to call the opp's 1070 bet. I do not want to have all my chips in unless I know that I will have the best hand after all five cards are on the board. With it being early, there is way too much of a points penalty for an early exit, to take any chances at all.
If this is another freeroll, then I do want to raise the opp here and I would raise to 3X their bet. Min raising will price in too many draws, giving them a +EV draw... and the last thing that I want to do is to build a pot where the OPP is expecting to gain chips. If the opp 3-bets my raise, then I'm prepared to shove.

The key in this hand is that I basically with these cards, expect to lose this situation every other time, as it is a coin flip.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


6 Time Bracelet Winner

Last edited by JWK24; Sat Sep 15, 2012 at 10:43 AM..
Sat Sep 15, 2012, 11:28 AM
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Since: Mar 2012
Posts: 7
busted! yep 5times yesturday,i was totally depressed afterwards,i had 3kings twice,3QQ once and AAA twice and busted out against full house.. I mean for god sake 5times,5TIMES?????? So i also broke out the alchahol..presadent#1

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