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Bad beats 2

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Beef03, Aug 26, 2006.

  1. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    Couldn't find the old bad beats thread.
    I suffered through a series of bad beats on Thursday, my first time ever playing poker in an actual casino (as opposed to online or a game at a friends house).

    First hand my two pair were beaten by a better two pair. Second hand I had a set of queens (two on the flop) with an ace kicker get beat by a flush on the river. third hand I hit my full house twos over aces on the river, little did I know the guy next to me had the fourth two. Lost probably $95 of $210 stack on those first three hands. Couldn't catch a break. Didn't win a single hand and went in each time with a legitimate hand, whether it be pocket 8s (actually my only mistake I think I made, should have bet on the turn to make like I had hit a pair of kings, the guy who beat hit his pair of 9s on the flop), or the Ace, King suited I went out on. I think I lasted maybe 45 minutes to an hour at the table, after waiting about three to play. The only redeeming part of it was it wasn't my money I lost. Two buddies backed me with just a fraction of their winnings from slots earlier in the day – their only rule being that I couldn't return with any money if I was losing (In other words all or nothing). They still ended up in the black by abpout $300 for the day, so all was well.
  2. pallister

    pallister Guest

    I'm gonna have to start hitting the casino, because these idiots online are really driving my blood pressure up. They make ridiculous bets with shit hands and keep sucking out. I really shouldn't get this upset about fake money, but stupid people (who get lucky too much) annoy me.
  3. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    "London Bridge" by Fergie.
  4. doubledown68

    doubledown68 Active Member

    It's more annoying when you're trying to build a modest real money bankroll and the same shit keeps happening.

    When you ask them if they are mentally retarded, the standard response is "I won." And that makes me want to ram my keyboard down their throats.
  5. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Was right there about 10 minutes ago.
  6. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    No. Most annoying thing I've seen.

    Playing free bar poker in town the other night. Some jerkoff was playing one card, and having one of his buddies tap the card he was going to look at.

    So, one time, he goes all-in. Guy with moderate amount of chips calls him with AA. Cards get run out, goes 4,7,8....10.....K.

    Guy shows his AA, dude flips over one card at a time, shows 5........6..........

    Same thing happened to me........Medium sized stack......he pushes all-in.......I call with KQ suited........flop comes A, 2, 9.......7.....4.

    He shows 8-2 off.

    That's why I won't do that shit again.
  7. shockey

    shockey Active Member

    i always thought covering baseball sucked. 8) 8) 8)
  8. Clubber_Slang

    Clubber_Slang Active Member

  9. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Further proof that poker is more luck than skill.
  10. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    I played last night and played some excellent poker, but lost $200. I got all my money into the middle with the best hand three times and lost all three.

    Not a terrible beat, but this one kind of exemplified the night. Guy raises preflop to $10. With JJ on the button, I raise to $40. He calls, everyone else folds. Flop comes 9-8-7 with two spades. Guy leads out with $15 bet. I have him on A-K and I don't want to risk a spade or overcard hitting, so I go over the top all-in for $112. He calls, but waits til the last two cards come, which were 3, K. He turns over A-K.

    I shouldn't be shocked he called with the two overcards, especially since fish rarely know when to let big slick go, but man, it still sucked. $112 is a lot of money to call when you don't even have a pair (oh, and he didn't have the flush draw).
  11. Bullrog

    Bullrog Member

    Playing a free bar poker game about two years ago.
    About midway through the tourney, I was second in chips at my 8-player table.
    I held A-7 in good position, flop comes 5-7-7.
    I check to the turn, which is a 4. Big stack throws out a medium-sized bet. Everyone else folds to me. I push all-in, just trying to pick up what's in the pot there because he was the only one who could bust me on a draw.
    Sure enough he calls. Flips over K-8 for an inside straight draw. All he could win with was a 6, and of course, he gets it on the river.

    That's the exact reason I don't play those free bar games any more. They're good to teach beginners the basics, but once you learn the game those only hold you back.
  12. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    It's just as bad as the casinos. Especially on donkey-filled Saturday night at the 3/6 or 4/8 tables.

    I spent six hours at one last night. Within the first revolution, I'd realized the guy in seat 10 was a solid player. He was the only one playing good hands, not chasing. Everybody else was willing to throw their $4 into the pot preflop no matter their hole cards.

    In less than two hours, I had AA cracked and QQ cracked twice. All three times, I raised preflop. Once in the big blind, twice in early position. The AA was beaten by a guy who called with J5(offsuit), caught a J on the flop and a 5 on the river. One QQ was beaten by somebody who thought 94 was a good calling hand and caught two pair on the flop. The other QQ was taken down by a donkey who tossed $8 into the pot on his 43(diamonds), called a $4 raise with one diamond on the board, called $8 on the turn when he caught a 3 and then found a 4 on the river.
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