Bad luck, bad decisions..
Friday April 04th 2008, 7:21 pm
Filed under: Casual Play,Limit,No-Limit Hold'em,Opinionated,PokerStars,Razz,S&G,Shorthanded

Today was really a session to forget…so I’m trying to do that and I’ll log off after this post. First of, I’d like to say that it wasn’t bad luck all the time today, but it was kind of weird. First I start with some Razz ($1/$2). I get kicked in the junk in 3 major pots. What’s even more interesting is that I was the bring-in in 1/4th of the hands at a full 8 handed table. Maybe that should have told me something to begin with. The bad part is that I tilted off some money in the end though (around 20$). This was totally unnecessary as the ppl had seen me lose big hand after big hand, I was raising like a madman…but don’t get me wrong, I wasn’t playing weak starting hands…yes I losened my starting hand requirements from three to a seven to three to an eight…but is that really enough to chase me down with a rough ten? I guess not…but oh well…I should have known better, but I didn’t…so I’ll have to live with that.

After that Razz disaster I fired up some 6max SnGs and it wasn’t pretty. Got coolered on the bubble with Kings again…monster QT was enough to bust me…QTxTQ board…rofl…so sick. Then I bubbled again when I pushed QJ into QK on a Qxx board…then an unspectacular fourthed and finally a sixth place finish…and I’m off…down and out for tonight….

I don’t know if I’ll play online tomorrow since the home game is set for 8pm…let’s see if my unlucky streak continues there too…I’ll try to go in relaxed and take my chances…




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It’s called a bad seat….it’s costly and frustrating when you get a bad seat in Razz. My advice when you are bringing in the bet way too often, and lost 2 hands at the river, move.

It’s not a myth…bad seats happen. In the long run, poker is a skill and you will win. But, the short run can run a very long time.

Good luck!

Comment by Mitchell Cogert 04.05.08 @ 8:43 pm

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Yeah, you’re probably right…I’m not convinced about the whole seat-change thing, but I guess changing tables would have been my best choice…or logging off…anyway…thanks for stopping by…

Comment by Ingoal 04.06.08 @ 12:49 am