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2.20 NLHE [Turbo Zoom], $500 GTD - Set v Flush

2.20 NLHE [Turbo Zoom], $500 GTD - Set v Flush - Mon Jul 15, 2013, 04:55 PM
Saturnation's Avatar
Since: Aug 2011
Posts: 159
First of all, apologies for splatting the raw hand here, but the replayer was seriously choking on this for some reason... :/

PokerStars Hand #101445714849: Tournament #760004637, $2.00+$0.20 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level X (100/200) - 2013/07/16 6:40:57 AEST [2013/07/15 16:40:57 ET]
Table '760004637 124' 9-max Seat #1 is the button
Seat 1: ay^netlay (10526 in chips)
Seat 2: KLIM777S (4305 in chips)
Seat 3: Saturnation (3333 in chips)
Seat 4: mdkl (16120 in chips)
Seat 5: Monk Fryston (6936 in chips)
Seat 6: LITR EKB (31290 in chips)
Seat 7: iEvilGeniuSs (7087 in chips)
Seat 8: Gustaf118 (15594 in chips)
Seat 9: razvandinu (2650 in chips)
ay^netlay: posts the ante 25
KLIM777S: posts the ante 25
Saturnation: posts the ante 25
mdkl: posts the ante 25
Monk Fryston: posts the ante 25
LITR EKB: posts the ante 25
iEvilGeniuSs: posts the ante 25
Gustaf118: posts the ante 25
razvandinu: posts the ante 25
KLIM777S: posts small blind 100
Saturnation: posts big blind 200
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to Saturnation [8h 8s]
mdkl: folds
Monk Fryston: folds
LITR EKB: folds
iEvilGeniuSs: folds
Gustaf118: raises 300 to 500
razvandinu: folds
ay^netlay: folds
KLIM777S: folds
Saturnation: calls 300
*** FLOP *** [6s 8c 9s]
Saturnation: checks
Gustaf118: bets 1100
Saturnation: calls 1100
*** TURN *** [6s 8c 9s] [2s]
Saturnation: checks
Gustaf118: bets 1708

I'm pretty sure Villain has a flush here or is at least representing it. I pretty much committed myself on the flop (and probably should have shoved there?) so it seems like a no brainer to get the rest in?

Could I have played this hand better? Is there another line that I could have taken? I've run into flushes a few times now with sets and I'm pretty sure that it's good to just go with it in NLHE, but not entirely sure.


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Mon Jul 15, 2013, 05:40 PM
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Since: Jul 2010
Posts: 171
Hi Saturnation,

I got an error copying and pasting your HH into the replayer as well. It told me one of the player names was wrong?? Anyway, I went ahead and requested the history for that particular hand and plopped it into the replayer. It works!

If in the future, you should have the same problem, send a request from the client for that particular hand # and they will email it to you.


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Mon Jul 15, 2013, 11:23 PM
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Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 614
Hi Saturnation,

I think two spots I would play this differently.

With 15BBs and pocket 8's I think this is more a shove or fold spot.

You're not getting the right price to set mine, you won't flop an over pair very often and will be facing a CBet and be in a tricky spot. So I would shove 15BBs preflop.

The flop is great for you. As played I would check to the raiser and expect a CBet from them. When it comes I would absolutely check-raise allin here. We are completely invested here. If a spade comes we could be beat or it could scare your action away. Both really bad things.


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Tue Jul 16, 2013, 02:14 AM
Saturnation's Avatar
Since: Aug 2011
Posts: 159
Thanks Andy. My cash game mentality is shining through here.

Zoom and not playing much tourney's lately combined to do me in. Yes, should have shoved pre-flop.

In the end, villain holding two spades and nothing paired, busto. :/

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Tue Jul 16, 2013, 02:16 AM
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Since: Aug 2011
Posts: 159
And Hold'em Manager not showing me BB in Zoom tourney's for some strange reason. all other stats good, but not M and BB.

Yeah, I blame HM2 for my busting there... <cheeky evil smile>

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