This is a discussion on Slow rolling, final table, headups. within the online poker forums, in the Tournament Poker section; If you are playing ARC $6 million, you are on the final table playing heads up. You have 1/5 stack remaining chips, opponent have 4/5
If you are playing ARC $6 million, you are on the final table playing heads up. You have 1/5 stack remaining chips, opponent have 4/5 remaining chips.
Current have you have nuts A high flush, opponent goes all in.
Would you slow roll your opponent? If you could put your opponent off his game you will have advantage. Yes, slow rolling is poor etiquette, but when you have this kind of money would you slow roll here?
I most likely slow roll and go down in infamy for 1-2 days before I get forgotten in obscurity.
Whenever I consider slowrolling in online poker, I am always scared, that the poker gods will punish me by:
a) putting a bad beat on me, if its before the river
b) letting me lose my internet connection and time out
So I would probably not do this, if really serious money was at stakes, but I have occationally done it in micro stakes games. I believe the last was a tournament hand, where stacks were shallow, I flopped trips with A5 on T55 rainbow after defending my blind against a mini-raise, I checked to my opponent, and he overbet jammed with his random garbage
Most likely people will think you just have connection problems
Exactly. So if you really want to hammer it home and be an asshole, you need to combine slow action with chat. Like: "Really? Are you serious? Man this is sick." And then after using most of your time bank: "ok I call".