The Hammer

I got to serve up The Hammer* for someone’s Thanksgiving dessert.

Preflop: Hero is BB with 7s, 2d.
UTG folds, UTG+1 raises, MP1 folds, MP2 folds, MP3 calls, CO folds, Button folds, SB folds, Hero calls.

Flop: (6.50 SB) 9h, 2c, 2h (3 players)
Hero checks, UTG+1 bets, MP3 calls, Hero calls.

Turn: (4.75 BB) Jd (3 players)
Hero checks, UTG+1 bets, MP3 calls, Hero raises, UTG+1 calls, MP3 calls.

River: (10.75 BB) 3s (3 players)

Hero bets
, UTG+1 folds, MP3 calls.

Final Pot: 12.75 BB
Main Pot: 12.75 BB, between Hero and MP3. > Pot won by Hero (12.75 BB).

Results below:

Hero has 7s 2d (three of a kind, twos).
MP3 has Th Ts (two pair, tens and twos).
Outcome: Hero wins 12.75 BB.

* The Hammer is the worst hand in hold’em: 72 offsuit.

Bill Rini
Bill Rini is currently the Head of Online Poker for WSOP. He has been working in the online poker industry since 2004 and has held management roles at Full Tilt Poker and PartyPoker.