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January 2, 2004

Divine retribution??

by Staff

As we all know, getting sucked out on... well... sucks. We all read the bad beat stories and lament. We want to turn away, but like the horrible accident along the side of the road, we stand and gawk, in disbelief that such carnage is possible. Well, read on brave souls. I hope this warms your heart as much as it did mine.

Playing on UB today just to kill some time before work, .25 - .50 NL when this happens...

Hand #769112-15136 at Aibongo (No Limit Hold'em)
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Started at 02/Jan/04 13:29:50

TheRandall is at seat 0 with $51.85.
BigPeter is at seat 1 with $25.
Compu-Kraut is at seat 2 with $26.30.
sonvolt is at seat 5 with $19.25.
The button is at seat 5.

TheRandall posts the small blind of $.25.
BigPeter posts the big blind of $.50.

TheRandall: Th Td
BigPeter: -- --
Compu-Kraut: -- --
sonvolt: -- --

Pre-flop:

Compu-Kraut folds. sonvolt folds. TheRandall raises
to $1.50. BigPeter re-raises to $2.50. TheRandall
calls.

Flop (board: 6s Tc 5d):

BINGO! WHAT A GREAT FLOP. MY SET - TOP SET BY THE WAY - AND NOT MUCH ELSE.

TheRandall bets $5. BigPeter raises to $10.
TheRandall re-raises to $35. BigPeter goes all-in for
$22.50. TheRandall is returned $12.50 (uncalled).

Turn (board: 6s Tc 5d Ad):

(no action in this round)

River (board: 6s Tc 5d Ad Qc):

(no action in this round)

Showdown:

TheRandall shows Th Td.
TheRandall has Th Td Tc Ad Qc: three tens.
BigPeter shows Qh Qs.
BigPeter has Qh Qs Tc Ad Qc: three queens.

Hand #769112-15136 Summary:

$1 is raked from a pot of $50.
BigPeter wins $49 with three queens.

Ok, yeah that sucks. I'm a 91% favorite after the flop and a 95% favorite after the turn.
But then, three hands later, this happens:

Hand #769112-15139 at Aibongo (No Limit Hold'em)
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Started at 02/Jan/04 13:31:28

TheRandall is at seat 0 with $27.85.
BigPeter is at seat 1 with $48.
Compu-Kraut is at seat 2 with $25.30.
sonvolt is at seat 5 with $20.25.
The button is at seat 2.

sonvolt posts the small blind of $.25.
TheRandall posts the big blind of $.50.

TheRandall: 5h Ks
BigPeter: -- --
Compu-Kraut: -- --
sonvolt: -- --

Pre-flop:

BigPeter calls. Compu-Kraut calls. sonvolt folds.
TheRandall checks.

Flop (board: Kh Kc Td):

TheRandall checks. BigPeter bets $.50. Compu-Kraut
raises to $1. TheRandall re-raises to $5.25.
BigPeter calls. Compu-Kraut folds.

Turn (board: Kh Kc Td Kd):

TheRandall bets $.50. BigPeter raises to $14.75.
TheRandall goes all-in for $22.10. BigPeter calls.

River (board: Kh Kc Td Kd Js):

(no action in this round)

Showdown:

TheRandall shows 5h Ks.
TheRandall has Ks Kh Kc Kd Js: four kings.
BigPeter mucks cards.
(BigPeter has 6s Tc.)

Hand #769112-15139 Summary:

$1 is raked from a pot of $57.45.
TheRandall wins $56.45 with four kings.

HA!!! Never before and probably never again has retribution ever been so swift and so absolute. Oh and by the way, surprisingly BigPeter busted out a few hands later. I hope you guys enjoy this as much as I did.

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