July 03, 2010

Folding Quads, Sharkscope Gold Star (+ SNQ Day 18)

Misclicking is an inevitability whenever you are playing more than 20 tables at once. The most tilting ones are usually the odd occasions where you fold premium hands preflop, especially when it's Aces or Kings. However, this surpasses all previous misclicks in terms of hand-strength, but I'm very pleased it was only in a $2 180-man, and early as well. Deep in a $12 180-man would be so much more tilting!

PokerStars Game #46208159355: Tournament #287731886, $2.00+$0.20 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level III (25/50) - 2010/07/01 13:28:35 WET [2010/07/01 8:28:35 ET]
Table '287731886 20' 9-max Seat #4 is the button
Seat 1: vivianley (2475 in chips)
Seat 2: iler777 (1240 in chips)
Seat 3: christgin (1015 in chips)
Seat 4: kl0esy22 (6170 in chips)
Seat 6: epitomised (1440 in chips)
Seat 7: Flavone (1460 in chips)
Seat 8: fernythrills (1525 in chips)
Seat 9: TRICIOS (2590 in chips)
epitomised: posts small blind 25
Flavone: posts big blind 50
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to epitomised [As Ac]
fernythrills: folds
TRICIOS: calls 50
vivianley: folds
iler777: folds
christgin: calls 50
kl0esy22: calls 50
epitomised: raises 227 to 277
Flavone: folds
TRICIOS: calls 227
christgin: calls 227
kl0esy22: calls 227
*** FLOP *** [Ah Jc Ad]
epitomised: checks
TRICIOS: bets 100
christgin: calls 100
kl0esy22: folds
epitomised: calls 100
*** TURN *** [Ah Jc Ad] [4h]
epitomised: checks
TRICIOS: bets 150
christgin: calls 150
epitomised: folds
*** RIVER *** [Ah Jc Ad 4h] [Jd]
TRICIOS: checks
christgin: checks
*** SHOW DOWN ***
TRICIOS: shows [Ts 8s] (two pair, Aces and Jacks)
christgin: mucks hand
TRICIOS collected 1758 from pot
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 1758 | Rake 0
Board [Ah Jc Ad 4h Jd]
Seat 1: vivianley folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 2: iler777 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 3: christgin mucked [8h 8c]
Seat 4: kl0esy22 (button) folded on the Flop
Seat 6: epitomised (small blind) folded on the Turn
Seat 7: Flavone (big blind) folded before Flop
Seat 8: fernythrills folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 9: TRICIOS showed [Ts 8s] and won (1758) with two pair, Aces and Jacks

I was rather pleased when I picked up my first Sharkscope Star at the end of last year. Now I have picked up my first Gold Star. This one isn't quite as sweet as others I have held, as they were in Total Profit tables. This one is based only on my last 500 games so is really just a testament to the fact I've run good/above expectation recently, and is an unsustainable winrate in the long term. But still, it's always nice to be running good and it's nice to have a GoldStar, even if it will in all likelihood disappear after my next session or two.

Supernova Quest
Yesterday was my most profitable day of the challenge so far. I just ran ridiculously good in terms of podium finishes. I had my first Scheduled tournament success, finishing 2/692 in a $7.50 turbo, which I was a coin-flip away from winning, but nevermind. I've finally got rid of the fish symbol for Scheduled tournaments, and now although I still am in the red for profit, I have a good positive average ROI. If only I ran better in the Sunday Million!

Days played/elapsed: 18/39
VPPs earned (Day 18): 411
VPPs earned (Total): 9420
VPPs remaining: 83,770

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1 Comment to "Folding Quads, Sharkscope Gold Star (+ SNQ Day 18)"

Blogger said...

You have pretty good stats on PokerOptimizer as well.