Thursday, November 13, 2008

Going for the Gold

First satellite tried, minimum $30 expended...giddyup.

You'll notice fellow blogger jamyhawk, finishing in fourth. I didn't play with him until the Final Table, but he was playing his typically solid game. I was one of the shorter stacks once the Final Table conveened, thanks to losing a race with JJ .v Big Slick (the King coming on the river, naturally), but stole my way back into contention. I got rid of a shorter stack with 6 left and finally got my biggest hand to that point at the Final Table (AQ. My raise was re-pumped by jamyhawk, his KQ looking pretty good 4-handed against the table maniac (though less so, I'm sure when I pushed, but he was pot committed) and my dominating hand held up, giving me a huge advantage over the rest. I got to heads-up with a 4.5-1 chip lead and soon squandered it, but by that time, I had a great read on my opponent and quickly took control again. When all the money went in, my lead was back up to 3-1. I still needed the re-suck, though.

Sunday. 3 o'clock L.A. time (6 p.m. Eastern). Come watch me get it on. The poker, I mean. Bring beer. Fifteen minute levels and 7500 starting chips.


At 12:02 AM, Blogger Dr. Pauly said...

Good luck. Godspeed.

At 4:50 AM, Blogger Mytgod said...


Both you and the Drizzle had nice wins yesterday. Maybe I should have been playing poker instead of searching for frustratingly elusive ardvark on girl porn.

At 4:54 AM, Blogger Pokerwolf said...

Awesome win, Speaker!

At 5:43 AM, Blogger Irritable Male Syndrome said...

Bob, you'll never find the good stuff unless you spell it "aardvark". Trust me on this one.

Speaker: Giddy up.

At 12:22 PM, Blogger Hammer Player a.k.a Hoyazo said...

Nice work, I will see you in there.
It's gonna be fun meeting up at the final table.

At 10:30 AM, Blogger goooooood girl said...

your blog is good good good......

At 3:17 PM, Blogger jamyhawk said...

thanks for the pimpage on your blog.

great job taking it down!

I'll be checking on your progress.



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