Epic Fail

    • matusko
      matusko
      Coach
      Coach
      Joined: 05.09.2010 Posts: 5,894
      This hand is from NL 5 rush SH. Most epic play by villain I have ever seen, maximized EV.

      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.02/$0.05 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:
      CO:
      $7.90
      BU:
      $5.25
      SB:
      $5.16
      BB:
      $5.67
      MP2:
      $5.46
      MP3 (Hero):
      $5.00


      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with A, Q.
      MP2 folds, Hero raises to $0.20, CO folds, BU calls $0.20, 2 folds, BB folds.

      Flop: ($0.47) A, J, K (2 players)
      Hero checks, BU checks.

      Turn: ($0.47) Q (2 players)
      Hero checks, BU checks.

      River: ($0.47) 8 (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.30, BU calls $0.30.

      Final Pot: $1.07.
      Results follow:

      Hero shows two pairs, aces and queens(A Q).
      BU shows a royal flush(J T).

      BU wins with a royal flush(J T).
  • 10 replies
    • wasy8
      wasy8
      Black
      Joined: 29.01.2009 Posts: 1,507
      it happens all the time, people are just happy to see a royal flush and want to show it off. they don't care about 'maximizing their ev' because they're not very bright anyway.
    • Alficor1
      Alficor1
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.06.2010 Posts: 7,291
      Reminds me of Darwin Moon checking behind the nut flush on the river for information...
    • stevegold87
      stevegold87
      Bronze
      Joined: 18.06.2009 Posts: 2,640
      Originally posted by Alficor1
      Reminds me of Darwin Moon checking behind the nut flush on the river for information...
      hahaha
      then he got a penalty
      Omg he was so funny this year
    • scscpoker
      scscpoker
      Bronze
      Joined: 29.06.2010 Posts: 121
      Is it on site that doesnt offer "Royal flush Jackpot" with condition of going to showdown?
    • Alficor1
      Alficor1
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.06.2010 Posts: 7,291
      No, he said it was rush. ;)
    • fuzzyfish
      fuzzyfish
      Bronze
      Joined: 12.01.2010 Posts: 862
      River sometimes puts a magic spell on peoples' minds :D

      Everest - $0.05 NL - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      MP: $1.03
      Hero (CO): $5.83
      BTN: $4.73
      SB: $8.03
      BB: $2.53
      UTG: $13.38

      SB posts SB $0.03, BB posts BB $0.05

      Pre Flop: ($0.08) Hero has A:club: 8:heart:

      UTG calls $0.05, MP calls $0.05, Hero raises to $0.28, fold, fold, fold, UTG calls $0.23, fold

      Flop: ($0.69, 2 players) Q:spade: 5:heart: Q:club:
      UTG checks, Hero bets $0.35, UTG calls $0.35

      Turn: ($1.39, 2 players) Q:diamond:
      UTG checks, Hero checks

      River: ($1.39, 2 players) Q:heart:
      UTG bets $1.39, Hero raises to $5.20 and is all-in, UTG calls $3.81

      Hero shows A:club: 8:heart: (Four of a Kind, Queens) (PreFlop 46%, Flop 38%, Turn 19%)
      UTG shows 4:heart: 4:club: (Four of a Kind, Queens) (PreFlop 54%, Flop 62%, Turn 81%)
      Hero wins $11.01
    • Alficor1
      Alficor1
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.06.2010 Posts: 7,291
      It doesnt only happen at NL5.. it sometimes happen at $25k invitational tourney. :f_cool:
    • MatejM47
      MatejM47
      Black
      Joined: 21.01.2010 Posts: 1,193
      Originally posted by fuzzyfish
      River sometimes puts a magic spell on peoples' minds :D

      Everest - $0.05 NL - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      MP: $1.03
      Hero (CO): $5.83
      BTN: $4.73
      SB: $8.03
      BB: $2.53
      UTG: $13.38

      SB posts SB $0.03, BB posts BB $0.05

      Pre Flop: ($0.08) Hero has A:club: 8:heart:

      UTG calls $0.05, MP calls $0.05, Hero raises to $0.28, fold, fold, fold, UTG calls $0.23, fold

      Flop: ($0.69, 2 players) Q:spade: 5:heart: Q:club:
      UTG checks, Hero bets $0.35, UTG calls $0.35

      Turn: ($1.39, 2 players) Q:diamond:
      UTG checks, Hero checks

      River: ($1.39, 2 players) Q:heart:
      UTG bets $1.39, Hero raises to $5.20 and is all-in, UTG calls $3.81

      Hero shows A:club: 8:heart: (Four of a Kind, Queens) (PreFlop 46%, Flop 38%, Turn 19%)
      UTG shows 4:heart: 4:club: (Four of a Kind, Queens) (PreFlop 54%, Flop 62%, Turn 81%)
      Hero wins $11.01
      Well we all know that losing with quads is just a set up.
    • pogodon
      pogodon
      Bronze
      Joined: 23.07.2010 Posts: 1,210
      Originally posted by Alficor1
      It doesnt only happen at NL5.. it sometimes happen at $25k invitational tourney. :f_cool:
      professionla poker player and she cant even read the board SLOWWWWWW
    • fuzzyfish
      fuzzyfish
      Bronze
      Joined: 12.01.2010 Posts: 862
      Well, betting with such a hand is one thing, calling AI is material for Monty Python sktetch.