Poker — 08 August 2004

For once, a bad beat I was happy to lay down on someone else. :-)

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arrow 3 A Bad Beat . . . That I Wasnt On The Losing End Of

Preflop: Hero is SB with Ac, Ad.
UTG folds, UTG+1 calls, MP1 folds, MP2 calls, MP3 calls, CO folds, Button folds, Hero raises, BB folds, UTG+1 calls, MP2 calls, MP3 calls.

Flop: (9 SB) 4s, As, 9d (4 players)

Hero bets
, UTG+1 folds, MP2 folds, MP3 calls.

Turn: (5.50 BB) Ah (2 players)
Hero checks, MP3 bets, Hero calls.

With two aces on the board I’m afraid of spooking him with a bet. I want him to buy that I’m trying I’m on a flush draw.

River: (7.50 BB) 9s (2 players)
Hero checks, MP3 bets, Hero raises, MP3 3-bets, Hero caps, MP3 calls.

Final Pot: 15.50 BB
Main Pot: 15.50 BB, between Hero and MP3.

Pot won by Hero (15.50 BB).

Results below:
Hero shows Ac Ad (four of a kind, aces).
MP3 shows 9c 9h (four of a kind, nines).
Outcome: Hero wins 15.50 BB.

When he typed in the chat window that he had quad nines I was thinking “Yeah, right. You had nines full.” but when I checked out the hand history . . . he had it!

Ship It Holla Ballas!

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