Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Fifty-Fifty Seventh

Wow! Above is my biggest online MTT score ever, and I barely play poker anymore. And WTF am I doing playing MTTs anyway. Ain't I a cash game specialist? I did it without a single "re-steal", and the best part about it was the hand below. This was the very first hand of the Fifty-Fifty. Warning, don't try this one at home, but a great way to shitify your image right out of the gate.

Full Tilt Poker Game #3106721497: The Fifty-Fifty (22320597), Table 22 - 10/20 - No Limit Hold'em - 21:31:00 ET - 2007/07/30
The button is in seat #9
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to Blinders [Qh Kh]
ZatoichiRonin folds
Blinders raises to 1,640
Jimmy75REY folds
shipitcrew folds
JackalHyde raises to 2,000, and is all in
Loungefly420 folds
pearlwashington folds
D_proxy_99 folds
hampham2000 folds
Blinders calls 360, and is all in
JackalHyde shows [Ks Ah]
Blinders shows [Qh Kh]
*** FLOP *** [Ad Jh 3s]
*** TURN *** [Ad Jh 3s] [Tc]
*** RIVER *** [Ad Jh 3s Tc] [7h]
JackalHyde shows a pair of Aces
Blinders shows a straight, Ace high
Blinders wins the pot (4,030) with a straight, Ace high
JackalHyde stands up
Blinders: see ya

More to come, as I grabbed quite a few HHs and screenshots from this one.

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At 3:18 AM, Blogger Hammer Player a.k.a Hoyazo said...

Nice job Blinders! Love to hear your thoughts and details on your biggest mtt score.

Now admit it, mtt poker requires more skill than cash poker. That much should be obvious by now.

At 4:22 AM, Blogger Mike Maloney said...

Nice job. I guess if you suck out on the very first hand like that, you're in pretty good shape.

At 6:16 AM, Blogger Alan aka RecessRampage said...

Great job. Confused about that KQ hand... but anyways, it worked!

At 7:07 AM, Blogger cmitch said...

Very nice work. Congrats.

Misclick on the 1st hand?

At 7:52 AM, Blogger Chipper said...

Excellent finish Blinders. Perhaps it pays not to play MTT's that often. A 4-digit score is always a great bit of work - especially against 1000+ players. Grats.

At 10:13 AM, Blogger smokkee said...

well done donkey. esp the 1st hand suckout. nice cash.

At 12:04 PM, Blogger Chad C said...

Nice Job Blinders! Next time give yourself a chance to win, I was railing from two tables down. You played way to tight with two tables to go man :)

At 12:16 PM, Blogger Blinders said...


I don't disagree with your comment. In the back of my mind, I was playing a bit for at least 8th place where the payout broke 1k. Not becuase I need the money, but because I have never broken that barrier in an online MTT cash. Now that it is out of the way, I am ready to make a better late run.

I still gave myself a better chance than you figured. If that last hand held up (and it rightfully could have), I have a better chance then you think after arriving at the FT as a bigtime shorty. I am better at sneaking up at the FT than pushing people around from the top.

At 12:57 PM, Blogger Drizztdj said...

Well done Blinders!!


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