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July 1, 2005

The Dealer's (is) choice

by G-Rob

It's been said, mostly by BadBlood and me, G-Vegas is where you'll find the best homegames. There's one damn near everyday. I play every Thursday, and on more than a few Wednesdays and Fridays. Tonight, I'm looking to 3-peat.


The Thursday games are my favorite. I never, ever miss that. They're played on a rotating basis. Every other week we play dealer's choice and in between is the NL game ($50 max .25/.50 blinds). So far this year, on Thursday's alone, I'm up $2700.00.

Last night was Dealer's choice at the Rankster's house. I'll give you one hand here:

LAST HAND OF THE NIGHT...Hold-em $3-$6

Rank calls.
G-Rob raises and says..."I have a strong pocket pair"
BadBlood calls.
Rank calls.

Flop comes (9d Kc Qd)

G-Rob says, "I've just caught a set but I'm sure y'all will chase the flush."

Rank bets $3.
G-Rob raises to $6
BadBlood calls.
Rank calls.

Turn is (9h)

BadBlood smiles. G-Rob says, "Now I've got a full house."

Rank bets $6
G-Rob raises to $12
BadBlood says, "I'm gonna lay this down," and shows his cards to the Rocket.

He had (KQo) by the way.

Rank re-raises to $18
G-Rob caps at $24
Rank calls.

Turn is (9c) and G-Rob is suddenly concerned.

Rank bets $6
G-Rob raises to $12
Rank raises to $18
Nervous G-Rob calls.

G-Rob shows pocket kings for Kings full of 9s.
Rank shows a QUEEN. 9s full of queens.

G-Rob loves Thursday night.

Tonight is a $50 tourney at "The Mark". Wish me luck.

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