Is it still possible to profit from online poker?



Silver Level
Sep 14, 2007
Total posts
I think this can answer that :)

pokerstars Game #14018746713: Hold'em No Limit ($0.05/$0.10) - 2007/12/22 - 01:44:48 (ET)
Table 'Tolosa IV' 9-max Seat #5 is the button
Seat 2: zachvac ($10 in chips)
Seat 4: Mr XYZ ($2.30 in chips)
Seat 5: silaki ($4 in chips)
Seat 6: polefish21 ($14.05 in chips)
Seat 7: Norsu ($9.30 in chips)
Seat 8: marcball75 ($5.55 in chips)
polefish21: posts small blind $0.05
Norsu: posts big blind $0.10
SJGATOR13: sits out
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to zachvac [Kd Td]
marcball75: folds
zachvac: raises $0.20 to $0.30
Mr XYZ: folds
silaki: calls $0.30
polefish21: calls $0.25
Norsu: folds
*** FLOP *** [7d 8d Js]
polefish21: checks
zachvac: bets $0.40
silaki: folds
polefish21: calls $0.40
*** TURN *** [7d 8d Js] [Qd]
polefish21: bets $0.40
zachvac: raises $1.10 to $1.50
polefish21: raises $1.10 to $2.60
zachvac: calls $1.10
*** RIVER *** [7d 8d Js Qd] [Ad]
polefish21: bets $1.50
zachvac: raises $3.25 to $4.75
polefish21: calls $3.25
*** SHOW DOWN ***
zachvac: shows [Kd Td] (a flush, Ace high)
polefish21: shows [Jh 8s] (two pair, Jacks and Eights)
zachvac collected $15.70 from pot
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot $16.50 | Rake $0.80
Board [7d 8d Js Qd Ad]
Seat 2: zachvac showed [Kd Td] and won ($15.70) with a flush, Ace high
Seat 4: Mr XYZ folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 5: silaki (button) folded on the Flop
Seat 6: polefish21 (small blind) showed [Jh 8s] and lost with two pair, Jacks and Eights
Seat 7: Norsu (big blind) folded before Flop
Seat 8: marcball75 folded before Flop (didn't bet)


Rock Star
Silver Level
Oct 13, 2007
Total posts
How come I can't buy a small island yet?


Silver Level
Sep 9, 2007
Total posts
Addendum to the original poster's thought:

PokerStars Game #14064020283: HORSE (7 Card Stud Hi/Lo Limit, $0.50/$1.00) - 2007/12/24 - 02:15:32 (ET)
Table 'Arneb' 8-max
Seat 1: BonzaiCB ($8.20 in chips)
Seat 3: HDx Rider ($28.50 in chips)
Seat 4: Yoolac ($4.60 in chips)
Seat 5: Darky Vador ($46.10 in chips)
Seat 7: scottlylal ($7.20 in chips)
Seat 8: KyleJRM ($20 in chips)
Yoolac: posts the ante $0.05
Darky Vador: posts the ante $0.05
scottlylal: posts the ante $0.05
KyleJRM: posts the ante $0.05
BonzaiCB: posts the ante $0.05
HDx Rider: posts the ante $0.05
*** 3rd STREET ***
Dealt to BonzaiCB [2h]
Dealt to HDx Rider [Kc]
Dealt to Yoolac [9c]
Dealt to Darky Vador [4h]
Dealt to scottlylal [5c]
Dealt to KyleJRM [Jh 8s Ad]
BonzaiCB: brings in for $0.25
HDx Rider: calls $0.25
Yoolac: folds
Darky Vador: folds
scottlylal: folds
KyleJRM: raises $0.25 to $0.50
BonzaiCB: calls $0.25
HDx Rider: calls $0.25
*** 4th STREET ***
Dealt to BonzaiCB [2h] [Tc]
Dealt to HDx Rider [Kc] [Ts]
Dealt to KyleJRM [Jh 8s Ad] [Ah]
KyleJRM: bets $0.50
BonzaiCB: calls $0.50
HDx Rider: folds
*** 5th STREET ***
Dealt to BonzaiCB [2h Tc] [9h]
Dealt to KyleJRM [Jh 8s Ad Ah] [7h]
KyleJRM: bets $1
BonzaiCB: calls $1
*** 6th STREET ***
Dealt to BonzaiCB [2h Tc 9h] [5h]
Dealt to KyleJRM [Jh 8s Ad Ah 7h] [7d]
KyleJRM: bets $1
BonzaiCB: calls $1
*** RIVER ***
Dealt to KyleJRM [Jh 8s Ad Ah 7h 7d] [6c]
KyleJRM: bets $1
BonzaiCB: calls $1
*** SHOW DOWN ***
KyleJRM: shows [Jh 8s Ad Ah 7h 7d 6c] (HI: two pair, Aces and Sevens)
BonzaiCB: mucks hand
KyleJRM collected $8.40 from pot
No low hand qualified
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot $8.80 | Rake $0.40
Seat 1: BonzaiCB mucked [3d Th 2h Tc 9h 5h 7s]
Seat 3: HDx Rider folded on the 4th Street
Seat 4: Yoolac folded on the 3rd Street (didn't bet)
Seat 5: Darky Vador folded on the 3rd Street (didn't bet)
Seat 7: scottlylal folded on the 3rd Street (didn't bet)
Seat 8: KyleJRM showed [Jh 8s Ad Ah 7h 7d 6c] and won ($8.40) with HI: two pair, Aces and Sevens