Thursday, September 1, 2011

Bood News - Gad News

These two hands happened simultaneously on two different tables last night.* The net result was positive, but I couldn't shake how poorly I played #1, which in turn began to affect my game at the other tables I had open. That's the bad news. The good news is I was able to recognize the oncoming tilt and quit before things went too far downhill. Sometimes the most +EV play is to just walk away...

Hand #1
No-Limit Hold'em, $0.50 BB (4 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com
Button ($115.41)
Hero (SB) ($50.25)
BB ($15)
UTG ($50)
Preflop: Hero is SB with Q♠, Q♦
UTG bets $1, 1 fold, Hero raises $2.62, 1 fold, UTG calls $1.87
Flop: ($6.24) 6♥, 5♠, J♥ (2 players)
Hero bets $4.16, UTG raises $12, Hero calls $7.84
Turn: ($30.24) K♦ (2 players)
Hero bets $30.24, UTG raises $35.13 (All-In), Hero calls $4.89
River: ($100.50) 10♠ (2 players, 1 all-in)
Total pot: $100.50
Results below (USE YOUR CURSOR TO HIGHLIGHT THE FOLLOWING 'BLANK' LINES OF TEXT):
Hero had Q♠, Q♦ (one pair, Queens).
 UTG had 5♥, 5♦ (three of a kind, fives).
 Outcome: UTG won $98.50


Hand #2
No-Limit Hold'em, $1.00 BB (6 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com
SB ($100.50)
BB ($100)
UTG ($334.51)
MP ($98.50)
CO ($102.91)
Hero (Button) ($116.43)
Preflop: Hero is Button with 2♠, 2♦
UTG bets $3, 1 fold, CO calls $3, Hero calls $3, 2 folds
Flop: ($10.50) 6♦, 2♣, 8♣ (3 players)
UTG bets $7, CO calls $7, Hero raises $25.75, UTG raises $324.51 (All-In), 1 fold, Hero calls $87.68 (All-In)
Turn: ($244.36) 6♣ (2 players, 2 all-in)
River: ($244.36) Q♦ (2 players, 2 all-in)
Total pot: $244.36
Results (USE YOUR CURSOR TO HIGHLIGHT THE FOLLOWING 'BLANK' LINES OF TEXT):
Hero had 2♠, 2♦ (full house, twos over sixes).
 UTG had K♣, Q♣ (flush, King high).
 Outcome: Hero won $240.86

All-in for now....
-Bug
*Note how I had a combination of $50NL and $100NL tables open. I've been trying to table select better these days, and if that means mixing/matching stakes, so be it. I'm trying to find the best situations--and not necessarily stakes--to play.**
**And yes, the $100NL game is technically too rich for my current bankroll. Meh.

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