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Bad Beats ?? or software culling? - Fri Apr 18, 2014, 08:55 AM
NoRiverRager's Avatar
Since: Mar 2014
Posts: 3
PokerStars Hand #114952962162: Tournament #885887142, Freeroll Hold'em No Limit - Level XVII (1000/2000) - 2014/04/18 21:27:03 AEST [2014/04/18 7:27:03 ET]
Table '885887142 496' 9-max Seat #4 is the button
Seat 1: Sergeu 1985 (118831 in chips)
Seat 2: ventel1666 (252309 in chips)
Seat 3: ket&todd (153409 in chips)
Seat 4: Wiesel 2109 (175016 in chips)
Seat 5: aussiekev260 (154652 in chips)
Seat 6: Markov B.88 (49320 in chips)
Seat 7: maVas967 (55232 in chips)
Seat 8: basf100 (115455 in chips)
Seat 9: NoRiverRager (120560 in chips)
Sergeu 1985: posts the ante 200
ventel1666: posts the ante 200
ket&todd: posts the ante 200
Wiesel 2109: posts the ante 200
aussiekev260: posts the ante 200
Markov B.88: posts the ante 200
maVas967: posts the ante 200
basf100: posts the ante 200
NoRiverRager: posts the ante 200
aussiekev260: posts small blind 1000
Markov B.88: posts big blind 2000
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to NoRiverRager [Ks Ts]
maVas967: folds
basf100: calls 2000
NoRiverRager: raises 2000 to 4000
Sergeu 1985: calls 4000
ventel1666: folds
ket&todd: calls 4000
Wiesel 2109 has timed out
Wiesel 2109: folds
Wiesel 2109 is sitting out
aussiekev260: folds
Markov B.88: folds
Wiesel 2109 has returned
basf100: calls 2000
*** FLOP *** [2s 6d 7s]
basf100: bets 20800
NoRiverRager: calls 20800
Sergeu 1985: folds
ket&todd: calls 20800
*** TURN *** [2s 6d 7s] [4s]
basf100: bets 83200
NoRiverRager: raises 12360 to 95560 and is all-in
ket&todd: calls 95560
basf100: calls 7255 and is all-in
*** RIVER *** [2s 6d 7s 4s] [Js]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
NoRiverRager: shows [Ks Ts] (a flush, King high)
ket&todd: shows [Tc As] (a flush, Ace high)
ket&todd collected 10210 from side pot
basf100: shows [2d Kh] (a pair of Deuces)
ket&todd collected 354565 from main pot
NoRiverRager finished the tournament in 218th place
basf100 finished the tournament in 219th place
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 364775 Main pot 354565. Side pot 10210. | Rake 0
Board [2s 6d 7s 4s Js]
Seat 1: Sergeu 1985 folded on the Flop
Seat 2: ventel1666 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 3: ket&todd showed [Tc As] and won (364775) with a flush, Ace high
Seat 4: Wiesel 2109 (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 5: aussiekev260 (small blind) folded before Flop
Seat 6: Markov B.88 (big blind) folded before Flop
Seat 7: maVas967 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 8: basf100 showed [2d Kh] and lost with a pair of Deuces
Seat 9: NoRiverRager showed [Ks Ts] and lost with a flush, King high
Fri Apr 18, 2014, 11:14 AM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,857
Hi NoRiverRager!

The first problem with this hand is preflop. There is a limper, so if I want to play the hand (it's too weak to play from this position so I SHOULD be mucking), I need to make a standard raise, which is to 2.2BB+1BB for each limper. I cannot bet smaller than this or I am giving the opps the correct odds to try to outdraw me. If I do so and lose, it's my own fault that I lose the hand.

The next problem is on the flop. Yes, I flop a flush draw, but the opp overbets the pot. I have 39.7% pot equity. I have 9 outs to the flush and possibly 6 more outs (to a K or T). Normally in this instance, I discount between half and all of the overcard outs as I can be outkicked. Even if they are all good, I have 15 outs and from the rule of 4 and 2, my outs are worth 2% each to the turn, so my hand is worth 30%. Since the pot equity is higher than my hand equity, I need to fold as I will lose chips on average.

This is not a bad beat. It's a hand that is bet poorly and should have been mucked preflop.

Good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


6 Time Bracelet Winner


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