Joined: Mar '11
Age: 38 (M)
Playing a step-2 9man super turbo on FT, saw this 5th hand in.
Full Tilt Poker Game #31491962617: Step 2 (Super Turbo) (244660780), Table 1 - 15/30 - No Limit Hold'em - 20:10:17 CT - 2012/11/22 [21:10:17 ET - 2012/11/22] Seat 1: Nikonguy (285) Seat 2: CAIOJM (435) Seat 3: YOUR ZAD (210) Seat 4: DrDSD (255) Seat 5: Riffy999 (270) Seat 6: anarod (300) Seat 7: small is better (300) Seat 8: KRISS_AU (345) Seat 9: minime112 (300) Riffy999 posts the small blind of 15 anarod posts the big blind of 30 The button is in seat #4 *** HOLE CARDS *** Dealt to minime112 [Jh Kh] Riffy999 has reconnected small is better has 15 seconds left to act small is better folds KRISS_AU: lucker sucker KRISS_AU calls 30 minime112 folds Nikonguy folds CAIOJM folds YOUR ZAD raises to 210, and is all in DrDSD calls 210 Riffy999 raises to 270, and is all in anarod raises to 300, and is all in KRISS_AU calls 270 DrDSD calls 45, and is all in anarod shows [Qh Ac] KRISS_AU shows [Td 6d] YOUR ZAD shows [Jc Ah] DrDSD shows [Qd Jd] Riffy999 shows [5s 5h] minime112: LOL *** FLOP *** [6s Kc 3h] (Total Pot: 1,335, 5 Players, 4 All-In) *** TURN *** [6s Kc 3h] (Total Pot: 1,335, 5 Players, 4 All-In) anarod: T6 *** RIVER *** [6s Kc 3h 8h] (Total Pot: 1,335, 5 Players, 4 All-In) anarod: weeeeeeeeeee anarod shows a pair of Eights KRISS_AU shows two pair, Eights and Sixes KRISS_AU wins side pot #3 (60) with two pair, Eights and Sixes Riffy999 shows two pair, Eights and Fives KRISS_AU wins side pot #2 (45) with two pair, Eights and Sixes DrDSD shows a pair of Eights KRISS_AU wins side pot #1 (180) with two pair, Eights and Sixes YOUR ZAD shows a pair of Eights KRISS_AU wins the main pot (1,050) with two pair, Eights and Sixes *** SUMMARY *** Total pot 1,335 Main pot 1,050. Side pot 1 180. Side pot 2 45. Side pot 3 60. | Rake 0 Board: [6s Kc 3h 8h 8d] Seat 1: Nikonguy didn't bet (folded) Seat 2: CAIOJM didn't bet (folded) Seat 3: YOUR ZAD showed [Jc Ah] and lost with a pair of Eights Seat 4: DrDSD (button) showed [Qd Jd] and lost with a pair of Eights Seat 5: Riffy999 (small blind) showed [5s 5h] and lost with two pair, Eights and Fives Seat 6: anarod (big blind) showed [Qh Ac] and lost with a pair of Eights Seat 7: small is better didn't bet (folded) Seat 8: KRISS_AU showed [Td 6d] and won (1,335) with two pair, Eights and Sixes Seat 9: minime112 didn't bet (folded)
Previous hand, 3 people open limped saw a 3-way pot, where 1 bet 30 each time, and they both called until the river where they folded to...yup...a 30 chip bet.
Ended up taking 3rd in this 1, ran AJ into KQ and the lucksack who won 3 flips in a row busted me 1 before the step-3 ticket. Still broke-even, and I guess I can just laugh at how terrible people are. Lol.
Joined: Jan '10
Age: 55 (M)
That's lucky game or instinct game. Just play the game in lucky day.Better play normal MTT , real prize if we won , and have some extra money for higher buy in. So why play step ? have you been make calculation ? please share your opinion.
Joined: Mar '11
Age: 38 (M)
Posted by Serpang: That's lucky game or instinct game. Just play the game in lucky day.Better play normal MTT , real prize if we won , and have some extra money for higher buy in. So why play step ? have you been make calculation ? please share your opinion.
Because I've always loved the hyper turbo structure. They reward the mathematical aspect of poker, and are relatively easy to play.
Why I'm playing Specificly steps, I just had a theory when FT came back up, so I decided to give them a go and see what I could do with them. Will post some results when I get enough games in to have a proper sample size.
Joined: Apr '09
Age: 38 (M)
This is a great example of what super turbos are, sometimes there’s no point on waiting to have what one usually considers to be a good hand, because the strength of the table is always bigger (at least three) than the pocket cards (max two) and the lack of time and chips to wait before taking a decision obliges you to play in hands like this. Of course everyone ended up thinking “the worst hand playing won” , but this thought is wrong, the correct is “I should have known there was no point on playing this either if admitting to be lucky enough at that moment to even win this type of games”. Have you ever read someone here showing a coin flip hand tourney and complaining or boasting for having lost or won it? It’s more similar than you think…
Joined: Mar '09
Age: 41 (F)
There are too many players like that. Any suited card and they are all in preflop. And in a tournament like this they just gamble to get a big stack on early stages. If they dont manage, there is always the next tournament