Live play rocks (…even more so, if you win)
Sunday April 23rd 2006, 2:08 am
Filed under: Live Play,MTT,No-Limit Hold'em

So, we found our way to Stuttgart again to play our regular home game. Ten players showed up, so we decided to play our regular No Limit Hold ’em tournament – 5 players at each table, top 3 to the final table. I managed to get to the final table, yet again, 4th in chips overall…after some battles back and forth we finally were down to 2 players, a mate of mine (Armin) and myself…we did our best to battle back and forth too and with the increasing blinds we were forced to force the action rather sooner than later. In the end my 2d-4d took down the final pot as I flopped a pair of deuces to beat Armin’s Q6o.

Newsworthy hands of the evening that I witnessed (and/or play in myself):

  • Last hand before the final table: Q6o vs Q9o…three nines on the board along with two tens…quads over full house…
  • QQ (me) vs A6o (Bianca) vs KJo (Dino) – flopped trips…dodge the flush bullet on the river to take down a nice pot…
  • 99 (me) vs 1010 (Armin) – tens stood tall
  • 4c5c vs J6o – turned trips for me
  • 2d4d vs Q6o – final hand

Overall yet another nice evening with some good poker! Winning the whole thing didn’t hurt either 😉

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