Poker Ramblings of cmitch

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Since I posted a bad beat yesterday, I feel the need to even things out and show the other side of the coin. (There are a few horrible players at 100nl.)


AA vs. AK standard, but what was the other guy thinking?

Poker Stars $0.50/$1.00 No Limit Hold'em - 6 players
The Official DeucesCracked.com Hand History Converter

BTN: $99.50
SB: $74.65
BB: $44.80
UTG: $104.25
MP: $50.95
Hero (CO): $111.55

Pre Flop: ($1.50) Hero is CO with A A

1 fold, MP calls $1, Hero raises to $3
BTN raises to $13
2 folds
MP calls $12
Hero raises to $30
BTN calls $17
MP raises to $50.95 all in
Hero raises to $111.55 all in
BTN calls $69.50 all in

Flop: ($251.45) 8 7 K (3 players - 3 are all in)

Turn: ($251.45) 4 (3 players - 3 are all in)

River: ($251.45) 3 (3 players - 3 are all in)

Final Pot: $251.45
BTN mucks 8 9 - ?? Not sure of the though process here
MP mucks K A
Hero shows A A (a pair of Aces)
Hero wins $97.10
Hero wins $151.35
(Rake: $3.00)




Two pair is good right?

Poker Stars $0.50/$1.00 No Limit Hold'em - 4 players
The Official DeucesCracked.com Hand History Converter

SB: $332.85
Hero (BB): $177.95
CO: $93.00
BTN: $108.65

Pre Flop: ($1.50) Hero is BB with A K
1 fold, BTN raises to $3.50, 1 fold
Hero raises to $11
BTN calls $7.50

Flop: ($22.50) A A 9 (2 players)
Hero bets $10, BTN calls $10

Turn: ($42.50) 8 (2 players)
Hero bets $30, BTN calls $30

River: ($102.50) 6 (2 players)
Hero bets $126.95 all in, BTN calls $57.65 all in

Final Pot: $217.80
Hero shows A K (three of a kind, Aces)
BTN mucks 8 9 - Two pair is always gold, right?
Hero wins $215.80
(Rake: $2.00)

4 responses to "The other side of the coin"

  1. i've recently been playing full ring 100NL on 'Stars and i concur. they're almost as bad as Bodog. i just wish i could get rakeback there.

    $mokkee

  2. 98s has 4 times as much equity in this pot as AKo ...

    Fuel55

  3. 3 pair is gold.

    Alan aka RecessRampage

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