Blah Blah.....work tilt.
I sound like a broken record I know. Several things are coming to a head making me frantic, busy, confused, scattered, edgy, moody, and otherwise curt.
I flamed out around the middle of the pack in both the Bodonk and MOOK I knew my streak couldn't continue.
I caught myself playing a little weak/tight and missing several opportunities. For example I got AK twice and AA twice in the Bodonk and won only 1 of those hands. Playing tight requires maximizing results with big hands and I either pansy'd out or got beat.
A good example might be my turnaround in the DOOK, after being a little loose in the early stages, I chipped up then locked it down until we hit the final table. I was barely paying attention to it actually, going between TV, IM, and other tables. Sometimes distraction can be good....sometimes its a killer....strange.
Here's an interesting hand that happened 5 handed at the dook. PirateLawyer thinks this is a horrible play, please elaborate for me if you agree.
Full Tilt Poker Game #5337993239: The Dookie (40010925), Table 2 - 200/400 - Pot Limit Hold'em - 0:27:33 ET - 2008/02/21
Seat 1: cemfredmd (2,880) SB
Seat 3: iam23skidoo (5,805) BB
Seat 7: OtisDart (2,032)
Seat 8: Schaubs (5,580)
Seat 9: PirateLawyer (10,703) BUTTON
Dealt to iam23skidoo [Ts Js]
PirateLawyer raises to 1,100 I'm facing what I think is a fairly standard button raise here.
iam23skidoo calls 700 Sooted high connectors, uh, yeah...I could even argue for a LP RR here. My odds vs any random hand ~60% vs his specific hand is %30.
*** FLOP *** [Jd 9h 8c] TP and draws put me ahead of his range. My odds vs his hand are now 65/35 for.
iam23skidoo bets 2,400
PirateLawyer calls 2,400 Smells like a draw to me.
*** TURN *** [Jd 9h 8c] [9d] If he's already made, I'm willing to go down in flames.
iam23skidoo bets 2,305, and is all in
PirateLawyer calls 2,305
iam23skidoo shows [Ts Js]
PirateLawyer shows [Ks Td]
*** RIVER *** [Jd 9h 8c 9d] [Jh]
iam23skidoo shows a full house, Jacks full of Nines
PirateLawyer shows two pair, Jacks and Nines
iam23skidoo wins the pot (11,810) with a full house, Jacks full of Nines
Granted I got a fortuitous flop, but the T700 call is horrible for PirateLawyer.
iam23skidoo: miracle miss
iam23skidoo: how do you miss the q
PirateLawyer: or the K
PirateLawyer: or the 7
I don't know how I play this hand any differently, I'd love some feedback.
Regardless, I need to push my doubts away and get focused for tomorrow. The next installment of the APBT cash game being played at my place tomorrow. Wish me luck.
I hope everyone has a good weekend! See you soon.