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xCashin_inx

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This might be the worst run of bad luck ive ever seen in a short amount of hands, I asked pokerstars to email me my last 10 hands and these three were in there against this guy heads up.

Did I just get very very unlucky or could I have played it better?

Note : For those that think it was weird that I was just calling the BB with good hands, every single time I would just call the BB he would push all in so when I called with a good hand it was pretty much a trap.


PokerStars Game #16778049758: Tournament #84984831, $10+$1 Hold'em No Limit - Level X (400/800) - 2008/04/16 - 17:13:15 (ET)
Table '84984831 1' 9-max Seat #2 is the button
Seat 2: Czech1984 (7300 in chips)
Seat 5: xCaShiN_iNx (19700 in chips)
Czech1984: posts the ante 50
xCaShiN_iNx: posts the ante 50
Czech1984: posts small blind 400
xCaShiN_iNx: posts big blind 800
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to xCaShiN_iNx [5h Ad]
Czech1984: raises 6450 to 7250 and is all-in
xCaShiN_iNx: calls 6450
*** FLOP *** [Ac 5s Jd]
*** TURN *** [Ac 5s Jd] [9d]
*** RIVER *** [Ac 5s Jd 9d] [Td]
xCaShiN_iNx said, "gg"
*** SHOW DOWN ***
xCaShiN_iNx: shows [5h Ad] (two pair, Aces and Fives)
Czech1984: shows [Qc 8c] (a straight, Eight to Queen)
Czech1984 collected 14600 from pot
xCaShiN_iNx said, "oh wow"
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 14600 | Rake 0
Board [Ac 5s Jd 9d Td]
Seat 2: Czech1984 (button) (small blind) showed [Qc 8c] and won (14600) with a straight, Eight to Queen
Seat 5: xCaShiN_iNx (big blind) showed [5h Ad] and lost with two pair, Aces and Fives


5 HANDS LATER


PokerStars Game #16778080420: Tournament #84984831, $10+$1 Hold'em No Limit - Level X (400/800) - 2008/04/16 - 17:14:38 (ET)
Table '84984831 1' 9-max Seat #5 is the button
Seat 2: Czech1984 (11200 in chips)
Seat 5: xCaShiN_iNx (15800 in chips)
Czech1984: posts the ante 50
xCaShiN_iNx: posts the ante 50
xCaShiN_iNx: posts small blind 400
Czech1984: posts big blind 800
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to xCaShiN_iNx [Qc Ah]
xCaShiN_iNx: calls 400
Czech1984: raises 10350 to 11150 and is all-in
xCaShiN_iNx: calls 10350
*** FLOP *** [9c Td 4c]
*** TURN *** [9c Td 4c] [9d]
*** RIVER *** [9c Td 4c 9d] [Jc]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Czech1984: shows [Kd Jh] (two pair, Jacks and Nines)
xCaShiN_iNx: shows [Qc Ah] (a pair of Nines)
Czech1984 collected 22400 from pot
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 22400 | Rake 0
Board [9c Td 4c 9d Jc]
Seat 2: Czech1984 (big blind) showed [Kd Jh] and won (22400) with two pair, Jacks and Nines
Seat 5: xCaShiN_iNx (button) (small blind) showed [Qc Ah] and lost with a pair of Nines

AND 5 HANDS LATER HE FINISHED ME OFF WITH THIS ONE


PokerStars Game #16778104954: Tournament #84984831, $10+$1 Hold'em No Limit - Level XI (600/1200) - 2008/04/16 - 17:15:44 (ET)
Table '84984831 1' 9-max Seat #5 is the button
Seat 2: Czech1984 (20000 in chips)
Seat 5: xCaShiN_iNx (7000 in chips)
Czech1984: posts the ante 75
xCaShiN_iNx: posts the ante 75
xCaShiN_iNx: posts small blind 600
Czech1984: posts big blind 1200
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to xCaShiN_iNx [Tc Ac]
xCaShiN_iNx: calls 600
Czech1984: raises 18725 to 19925 and is all-in
xCaShiN_iNx: calls 5725 and is all-in
*** FLOP *** [4c Ad 2d]
*** TURN *** [4c Ad 2d] [Qs]
*** RIVER *** [4c Ad 2d Qs] [5d]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Czech1984: shows [Qc 5h] (two pair, Queens and Fives)
xCaShiN_iNx: shows [Tc Ac] (a pair of Aces)
Czech1984 collected 14000 from pot
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 14000 | Rake 0
Board [4c Ad 2d Qs 5d]
Seat 2: Czech1984 (big blind) showed [Qc 5h] and won (14000) with two pair, Queens and Fives
Seat 5: xCaShiN_iNx (button) (small blind) showed [Tc Ac] and lost with a pair of Aces
 
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marble

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if you're going to complain about those hands then you'll be complaining a lot MORE in the future. although it sucks that you lost all the ones that you were slightly ahead, but the villain isn't that far behind in any of them.
 
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xCashin_inx

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if you're going to complain about those hands then you'll be complaining a lot MORE in the future. although it sucks that you lost all the ones that you were slightly ahead, but the villain isn't that far behind in any of them.

On the first and last hand the villian wasnt that big of an underdog?
 
Jillychemung

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Preflop
1st hand - 55-45
last hand - 63-37
 
OzExorcist

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Haven't got Pokerstove on this computer so I can't do the exact figures. You would've been a favourite in every case, but probably not a huge one. I'm thinking 60-40ish?

(Edit: Jilly = faster than me :p )
 
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CfPoker

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It sucks, but if you're playing against someone heads up whose only move is all in preflop, then you're just going to have to accept you're going to need to get your chips in as a slight favourite and hope it goes your way.

I had a similar opponent the other day. I'd call preflop and he always pushed all in. A few hands later I got QQ, called, he shoved, i called. He had Q9 and hit a straight. Meh, nevermind.

I also had a bad heads up experience last night at the casino. I started with about 240k to his 90k and ended up losing because he hit pretty much everything, whilst I hit pretty much nothing. The hand I hit a straight on he had it too, the one hand I hit top pair on he had a better kicker. The fact the blinds were high didn't help matters either. I love heads up play, but when it's not going your way it can be not going your way big time.
 
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The only hands strong enough for a legit preflop slowplay are AA and KK. Just raise preflop with AQ and A10, even against two unpaired lower cards AQ isn't that big of a favorite.
 
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CfPoker

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The only hands strong enough for a legit preflop slowplay are AA and KK. Just raise preflop with AQ and A10, even against two unpaired lower cards AQ isn't that big of a favorite.

Disagree. You're heads up, there's no thinning of the field to do. Calling with AQ can be dangerous to your opponent when you hit the A and they hit 2nd pair because your lack of preflop raise makes it harder for them to put you on the A, and even more dangerous if they've decide to check their A-rag.
 
OzExorcist

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Post flop I was a huge favorite though, more like 85-15 in both cases right?

Problem is, if you got all the money in pre-flop then the postflop percentages don't really matter.

The percentages that matter are the one ones where you've gotta weigh up a decision, and that was pre-flop in both cases.

Cf has a point, against a player who does nothing but shove pre-flop, you're pretty much going to have to pick a hand that you like and hope for the best.
 
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