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Are you a Monster Magnet?

    • 8979687
      Joined: 11.11.2008 Posts: 2,225
      I am totally curious here as to how often you guys find your self with monster monster hands?

      Like Str8 Flushes and Royals and of course QUADS!!

      I dont count sets as they are pretty common all around...

      Lately it just feels like I am a QUAD magnet.

      I have played 943 SNGs and I have hit Quads 37 times. That seems small over almost 1k games.

      But in Feb alone, and once yesterday I have landed quads 14 times and I have only
      played for 18 days out of this time period..

      Is this average? or am I lucky?

      What kind of numbers are you guys getting on these hands?
  • 28 replies
    • moovet
      Joined: 19.01.2009 Posts: 157
      that is a lot of quads imo...lucky

      i got quads 7 times over 25k hands, no straight/royal flushes yet
    • slikec
      Joined: 04.02.2008 Posts: 1,155
      Well i think i am near 200k hands played got only 2 royal flushes and not many more straight flushes. About quads i can not complain one session playing 9 tables i flopped two quads in 10s :D

      Until you dont get sth. like this is nice to get them :D

      That was second time my quads were beaten first was on A66 flop and turn A and river A :D
    • 8979687
      Joined: 11.11.2008 Posts: 2,225
      come on now? I cant be the only QUAD magnet....

      5 more times since I made my original post....

      Is this normal or am I lucky????

      Lets hear how many times you guys are landing the monsters....
    • wowadvisor
      Joined: 02.01.2009 Posts: 741
      i think you are very lucky :) i have played 22000 hands (i know very small amount but still)

      and i got it 4 times lol :(

      then again.. i might just be unlucky :tongue:
    • kennyxx
      Joined: 16.05.2008 Posts: 998
      usually I'm on the other side, still pushing into monsters, at least last few days. And last five quads I folded preflop due to previous action :(
    • Jaissica
      Joined: 10.02.2009 Posts: 1,385
      Best hand ive seen in 10,645 is 9s over Jacks house.

      edit - actually, its Js over 8s house. I forgot that hand because I had only the single J in the pocket
    • brutti
      Joined: 03.01.2009 Posts: 10
      Last week I played 4 tables, and landed quads on 2 tables at the same time.

      That was sick.
    • dadude77
      Joined: 26.10.2008 Posts: 1,516
      I think i've only had 2 over like 100 k hands cash game hands, and 400 sng's. One royal flush, and one straight flush lol.

      You're just a beast :D
    • Maarten84
      Joined: 22.02.2008 Posts: 2,783
      Is it possible to see this in Holdem Manager??
    • kennyxx
      Joined: 16.05.2008 Posts: 998
      just went thru my stats and found this:

      45k hands total (cash game only)

      Quads: 64 times, 31 times saw flop
      Straight flush: 11 times, 7 times saw flop, 1 royal
    • Dante63s
      Joined: 16.01.2009 Posts: 5,525
      I had quads twice today after less than 1k hands :evil:
    • Maniatrix
      Joined: 01.11.2008 Posts: 674
      I'm not that much of a quad magnet. Straight flushes however.. :D
      My standard line with the open ended straight flush draw is of course to stick it all in if I get raised, usually that generates alot of fold equity but on Pacific I most often end up only having call equity. I've hit 4 straight flushes during the last week. Funny thing is I got one for every suit.

      nr 1:
      Hero is BB w 7:club: 5:club:
      Everyone limps, button raise, SB calls, I call, everyone call, big family pot.

      Flop A:spade: 6:club: 4:club:
      I check some donk minbet, PFR raise big, I shove, tons of callers.

      Turn K:club:

      River 3:club:

      nr 2:
      Hero is BU w J:heart: 9:heart:
      Tons of limpers, I limp along

      Flop: Q:heart: T:heart: 2:club:
      SB openshove 10$ into 0.5$ pot, BB calls, folds to me and I call.

      Turn: A:diamond:

      River: 8:heart:

      nr 3:
      Hero is BU w A:diamond: 3:diamond:
      Limpfest, I limp along

      Best flop in the world: 2:diamond: 4:diamond: 5:diamond:
      Everyone check, I check

      Turn: 4:heart:
      SB overbets, folds to me, I call

      River: 8:spade:
      SB Overbet-donk-shoves all in for over 300bb into a rather small pot, I call

      Donk show full house, I win

      nr 4:
      Hero is CO w K:spade: J:spade:
      folds to me in the CO (what, no limpers?)
      I raise, Bu folds, SB folds, BB calls

      Flop: Q:spade: T:spade: X (blank)

      BB check, I bet, he minraise, I shove he calls with top two QT

      Turn: Blank

      River: A:spade:

      Best feeling ever, hitting the royal on the river :)
    • slikec
      Joined: 04.02.2008 Posts: 1,155
      Nice man and also you won big pots with those hands. I wish i would get so lucky. I get quite a lot of quads(most of them are flopped) which dont give me much money /
    • Maniatrix
      Joined: 01.11.2008 Posts: 674
      Ye I've seen that happen with my quads as well. I guess the only thing to do with quads is slowplay them. If you have QQ and the board comes QQ2, don't expect anyone to be calling a bet on that board without 22, I'd just let some more cards fall off and hope someone else catches a monster. Thing about straight flushes is that you usually only flop the draw, which is when all the money goes in or your opponents fold (which you don't mind either).
    • urmo1
      Joined: 02.03.2008 Posts: 718
      I hitted in 2 weeks 3 times royal flush :D
    • MrMardyBum
      Joined: 14.03.2009 Posts: 2,235
      I been playing 8 years on and off and still haven't had my royal flush lol...
    • luitzen
      Joined: 03.04.2009 Posts: 664
      12 times quads and 2 times straight flushes in 19k hands. Cash games only. In tournaments I've had quads 7 times out of 6k hands. 5 of 12 times I folded quads pre-flop in cash games and 3 of 7 times in tournaments. Folded one of both straight flushes pre flop.

      Chance of getting dealt one or more royal flushes

      - in 20k hands is 46%;
      - in 40k hands is 71%;
      - in 60k hands is 85%;
      - in 80k hands is 92%;
      - in 100k hands is 96%;
      - in 200k hands is 99.8%.
    • Jaissica
      Joined: 10.02.2009 Posts: 1,385
      So im at the 71st percentile of failing at getting a Royal (40k hands) :)

      Best to date is a single flopped straight flush, 87 in the hole to a 9TJ board.

      I have seen quad bullets as well.

      Saw the board play KKKKA the other night. One guy bet and the other guy abused him for pushing the rake up, it was funny. I have to say I would overbet such a board as well on micro though and see if the opponent was stupid enough to fold out :)
    • SheepMoose
      Joined: 15.01.2009 Posts: 854
      I've hit quads a fair few times. Got paid out huge with them once too.

      Known players:

      0.1/0.25 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.67 by

      Preflop: Hero is UTG2 with 6:diamond: , 6:spade:
      UTG1 folds, Hero calls $0.25, MP1 raises to $5.60 (All-In), 3 folds, BU calls $5.60, 2 folds, Hero calls $5.35.

      Flop: ($17.15) 6:heart: , T:diamond: , 5:club: (2 players)
      Hero bets $20.90 (All-In), BU calls $20.90.

      Turn: ($58.95) J:spade:
      River: ($58.95) 6:club: (3 players)

      Final Pot: $58.95

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows four of a kind, sixes (6d 6s)
      MP1 shows two pairs, nines and sixes (9h 9d)
      BU shows two pairs, eights and sixes (8s 8c)

      Hero wins with four of a kind, sixes (6d 6s)

      I know that calling a $5 bet all in shouldn't have been done with pocket 6's, but the guy was obviously on tilt after losing $20 the hand before.
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