KKing David

Ruminations on poker

Daily Debacle – Simple Suckout

I didn’t play very much yesterday so this is the worst thing that happened.  $0.50 / 1.00 NL online.  I am the button, P8 and P3 both limped, so I made a pot-sized raise to $5.50, hoping just to steal the blinds.  P3 called, and I hit top pair on the flop.  I bet 1/2 pot and he called again.  Now the pot is $27 and he has $14 behind, so on the turn (hoping a 4th diamond is good for me; we later learn this to be false) I put him all-in as I’m not going to fold to any shove he might make on the river due to his short stack.  As it turns out, he has a slew of outs – any diamond (8 outs), any A, K or J (another 8 outs), and hits one of them for a Broadway straight.

At the time all the chips went in, I was 63.5% favored to win.  Can’t be too upset about this one.

Year-to-date online results:  (- $611)

Month-to-date online results: + $595

Suckout 04-26-13

 

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