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It was NFL Sunday and only 13 people showed up for Game 21 of the Gauntlet. With a lot of players seasons coming to an end, I suspect these last few games will have a pretty low turnout. If you are not sure what the Gauntlet is, be sure to click on the word “Gauntlet” to find out and register. Basically, it is FTR’s own private league where we donk around and have fun. You will see in a lot of the hand histories there is some bashing/talking, and that’s because we all know each other and have a good time. If you haven’t already, register and play with us next game. After reading the summary, make sure to see who won this games award for “lol cooleraments” which will be the cooler of the night, “wtf was he thinking” which will be the questionable play of the night, along with “beat of the night” which will be the worst beat.

There was only one retiring their season this week, ackthecat. I hope for her sake that she did not go out with a “bang” like I did last week! This was the second to last game for a few others, including the leader Jimmy Mac, spin_md, biondino, and Shifubowa. Some others that showed up included Anosmic, I Like Pie, Alexos, TLR, the self proclaimed donkey Isop, and Jessica Alba’s number one fan courtiebee. Oh I can also not forget to mention the donk of all donks, kmind. Before we start the kmind bashing, let’s have a look at the leaderboard prior to game 21:

FTR Name – GP – Points / Change
Jimmy Mac – 10 – 691.24 / 0
givememyleg – 12 – 637.11 / 0
spin_md – 10 – 536.73 / +1
Fimanoid – 12 – 529.45 / -1
ackthecat – 11 – 497.31 / 0
Bender50 – 10 – 490.45 / 0
Shifubowa – 10 – 485.38 / 0
kmind – 7 – 478.39 / +4
geno9 – 9 – 471.70 / -1

There wasn’t as much of a change as last week, but you can see kmind had a decent jump from his luckboxed second place finish in game 20. Other than that, nothing much happened. Let’s see how kmind tries to give away his chips this week.

This game was the first ever for FTR rookie hershy253, however he started off strong like most of us FTR boys picking on courtie:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Forty2u said, “thx for the heads up…”
Forty2u: folds
efil4elbmow: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
courtiebee: raises 40 to 60
alexos888: folds
Anosmic: folds
efil4elbmow said, “hello all”
hershy253: calls 40
*** FLOP *** [Th Jd Qc]
hershy253: checks
alexos888 said, “if u need any help just holla”
courtiebee: bets 70
hershy253: raises 70 to 140
courtiebee: calls 70
*** TURN *** [Th Jd Qc] [7h]
hershy253: checks
courtiebee said, “help losing my chips?”
courtiebee: checks
*** RIVER *** [Th Jd Qc 7h] [5h]
alexos888 said, “that too”
hershy253: bets 200
alexos888 said, “..finance”
courtiebee: folds
hershy253 collected 410 from pot
hershy253: doesn’t show hand

In fact, hershy started off dominating, getting a decent early stack:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
courtiebee: folds
alexos888: folds
courtiebee said, “lol”
alexos888 said, “loll”
alexos888 said, “your gf”
Anosmic has timed out
Anosmic: folds
Anosmic is sitting out
hershy253: calls 20
Forty2u: folds
efil4elbmow: raises 80 to 100
alexos888 said, “bf”
hershy253: calls 80
*** FLOP *** [2c 8d 8h]
efil4elbmow: bets 100
hershy253: calls 100
*** TURN *** [2c 8d 8h] [Th]
efil4elbmow: bets 200
hershy253: calls 200
*** RIVER *** [2c 8d 8h Th] [4s]
efil4elbmow: checks
hershy253: checks
*** SHOW DOWN ***
efil4elbmow: shows [Ad Qc] (a pair of Eights)
hershy253: shows [2h Ah] (two pair, Eights and Deuces)
hershy253 collected 810 from pot

Starting from hershy’s example, TLR (Poker Stars Forty2u) decided to pick on Miss Bee as well:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
alexos888: folds
Anosmic: folds
Forty2u said, “yep, its new”
courtiebee said, “someone sitting out won chips?”
Forty2u said, “gr8 feature”
hershy253: folds
Forty2u: raises 40 to 60
efil4elbmow: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
courtiebee: calls 40
*** FLOP *** [2h 8d Kd]
courtiebee: checks
alexos888 said, “yae its nice”
Anosmic has returned
Forty2u: bets 80
courtiebee: raises 140 to 220
Forty2u: raises 180 to 400
efil4elbmow said, “yeah i was concentrating on the movie i’m watching court :)”
courtiebee said, “min reraise???”
Forty2u said, “I want u to call”
courtiebee said, “LOL”
courtiebee said, “this is either push or fold, how ****ty”
Forty2u said, “I think I have u outkicked”
courtiebee said, “rly”
Forty2u said, “yep”
courtiebee said, “OH okay JUST BECAUSE YOU SAID SO”
courtiebee: folds
Forty2u collected 570 from pot
Forty2u: shows [6s Kh] (a pair of Kings)

Courtie later said she folded an under pair. There wasn’t really much happening at the tables, everyone was being complete nits! With only 13 people starting, we were shorthanded at both tables, but everyone was just folding. Most pots were taken down by a preflop raise and a c bet, so it was pretty boring to watch. I was waiting for something to happen, and just then the table woke up:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
alexos888: folds
Anosmic: raises 60 to 80
hershy253: calls 80
Forty2u: folds
efil4elbmow: raises 220 to 300
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
courtiebee: folds
Anosmic: raises 1270 to 1570 and is all-in
hershy253: folds
efil4elbmow: calls 710 and is all-in
*** FLOP *** [8h 6s Ac]
*** TURN *** [8h 6s Ac] [5s]
*** RIVER *** [8h 6s Ac 5s] [5h]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Anosmic: shows [7d 7h] (two pair, Sevens and Fives)
efil4elbmow: shows [Kh Ks] (two pair, Kings and Fives)
efil4elbmow collected 2130 from pot

The funny thing about this hand is biondino (efil4elbmow) decided to give his buddy Anosmic and little slow roll. He timed down about 20 seconds before calling with the second nuts. Or maybe that nit was thinking about folding? Regardless, biondino won the biggest pot so far and Anosmic was your early short stack. It seemed all of the action was on this table, and hershy kept making his presence felt:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
courtiebee: folds
alexos888: raises 35 to 55
Anosmic: folds
hershy253: calls 55
Forty2u: folds
efil4elbmow: calls 35
*** FLOP *** [4d 3d 2h]
efil4elbmow: checks
courtiebee said, “how long does that thing take to play?”
alexos888: bets 123
hershy253: calls 123
efil4elbmow: folds
*** TURN *** [4d 3d 2h] [6c]
courtiebee said, “imagine if it were regular blinds”
alexos888: bets 288
hershy253: calls 288
*** RIVER *** [4d 3d 2h 6c] [Td]
alexos888: checks
hershy253: bets 300
alexos888 said, “omg”
alexos888: folds
hershy253 collected 997 from pot

That was another decent pot he won making him the early chip leader. Switching gears from chip leader, the shortie Anosmic started doing the only thing he could do, push!

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Forty2u: folds
efil4elbmow: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: raises 40 to 60
courtiebee: folds
alexos888: folds
Anosmic: raises 480 to 540 and is all-in
hershy253: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
Anosmic collected 140 from pot
Anosmic: doesn’t show hand

*** HOLE CARDS ***
courtiebee: folds
alexos888: raises 47 to 77
Anosmic: raises 543 to 620 and is all-in
hershy253: folds
Forty2u: folds
efil4elbmow: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
alexos888: folds
Anosmic collected 199 from pot

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Forty2u: calls 30
efil4elbmow: calls 30
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
courtiebee: folds
alexos888: folds
Anosmic: raises 120 to 150
hershy253: folds
Forty2u: calls 120
efil4elbmow: calls 120
*** FLOP *** [9c 6c 3h]
Anosmic: bets 562 and is all-in
Forty2u: folds
efil4elbmow: folds
Anosmic collected 480 from pot

Since most of the action has been on table 1, we finally switch to table 2 to see kmind getting BWNED:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
Isopbc: folds
Shifubowa: raises 90 to 120
spinswell: folds
toddanderson: calls 90
*** FLOP *** [2s Td 9h]
toddanderson: checks
Shifubowa: bets 180
toddanderson: raises 253 to 433
Shifubowa: raises 877 to 1310 and is all-in
toddanderson: folds
Shifubowa collected 1121 from pot
Shifubowa: shows [6h 6s] (a pair of Sixes)

What a sick push, I have no idea what his thought process was here but it got donk mind to fold! (Later he said he mucked 87 here). As the blinds made the small jump from 10/20 to 15/30, hershy was still dominating the table, increasing his stack whenever he could:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
efil4elbmow: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
courtiebee: folds
alexos888: folds
Anosmic: folds
hershy253: raises 60 to 90
Forty2u: calls 60
*** FLOP *** [Ad 6c 5c]
hershy253: bets 120
Forty2u: raises 120 to 240
hershy253: calls 120
*** TURN *** [Ad 6c 5c] [Js]
hershy253: checks
Forty2u: bets 330
hershy253: calls 330
*** RIVER *** [Ad 6c 5c Js] [Kc]
courtiebee said, “insta min raise”
hershy253: checks
Forty2u: checks
*** SHOW DOWN ***
hershy253: shows [Ac Qh] (a pair of Aces)
Forty2u: mucks hand
hershy253 collected 1320 from pot

Just moments later, we saw a big pot on the other table between kmind and spinswell:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
Isopbc: folds
Shifubowa: folds
spinswell: raises 60 to 90
toddanderson: calls 60
*** FLOP *** [5c 7c Qc]
spinswell: checks
toddanderson: bets 133
spinswell: calls 133
*** TURN *** [5c 7c Qc] [Th]
spinswell: checks
toddanderson: bets 1099 and is all-in
spinswell: calls 1099
*** RIVER *** [5c 7c Qc Th] [2c]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
spinswell: shows [Ts 7s] (two pair, Tens and Sevens)
toddanderson: shows [Qh 7d] (two pair, Queens and Sevens)
spinswell said, “nh”
toddanderson collected 2644 from pot
toddanderson said, “ty”

They don’t care about no flushes, 2 pair was good enough for them. This left spins with just 350 chips and a lot of work to do.

Back to the other table, we saw an all-in and hershy was involved, so who do you think won?

*** HOLE CARDS ***
efil4elbmow: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
courtiebee: folds
alexos888: raises 55 to 85
Anosmic: folds
hershy253: calls 70
Forty2u: raises 155 to 240
alexos888: folds
hershy253: calls 155
*** FLOP *** [6h Qd As]
hershy253: checks
Forty2u: checks
*** TURN *** [6h Qd As] [3c]
hershy253: checks
alexos888 said, “dnb”
Forty2u: bets 270
hershy253: calls 270
*** RIVER *** [6h Qd As 3c] [6d]
hershy253: checks
Forty2u: bets 390 and is all-in
hershy253: calls 390
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Forty2u: shows [Ah Ad] (a full house, Aces full of Sixes)
hershy253: shows [Qh Tc] (two pair, Queens and Sixes)
Forty2u collected 1885 from pot

But alas it was TLR! Hershy had shown that he did not like to fold ever, and TLR took advantage of that with this top set. After this hand, we saw nothing except an insane amount of 3 bets. It seemed everytime someone raised, there was always someone else to re-pop them:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
alexos888: folds
Anosmic: folds
hershy253: raises 60 to 90
Forty2u: folds
efil4elbmow: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: raises 180 to 270
courtiebee: folds
hershy253: folds
xxJimmyMacxx collected 210 from pot
xxJimmyMacxx: doesn’t show hand

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Anosmic: folds
hershy253: folds
Forty2u: folds
efil4elbmow: raises 60 to 90
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
courtiebee: raises 210 to 300
alexos888: folds
efil4elbmow: folds
courtiebee collected 210 from pot
courtiebee: doesn’t show hand

It seemed that with all this 3 betting, kmind wasn’t going to have any of it, and decided to 4bet:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Shifubowa: folds
spinswell: folds
toddanderson: raises 58 to 88
C2Knuckles: raises 242 to 330
ackthecat: folds
Isopbc: folds
toddanderson: raises 2014 to 2344 and is all-in
C2Knuckles: calls 750 and is all-in
*** FLOP *** [4d 8c As]
toddanderson said, “nh”
*** TURN *** [4d 8c As] [2s]
*** RIVER *** [4d 8c As 2s] [9d]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
toddanderson: shows [7s 7h] (a pair of Sevens)
C2Knuckles: shows [Td Th] (a pair of Tens)
C2Knuckles collected 2205 from pot
C2Knuckles said, “ty”

However he ran right into I Like Pie’s Tens. Good job donk. After battling back from the mega short stack, Anosmic had some room to maneuver.

Anosmic: posts big blind 50
*** HOLE CARDS ***
hershy253: calls 50
Forty2u: folds
efil4elbmow: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
courtiebee said, “i think i made more $/hour in my $2.20”
courtiebee: folds
alexos888: folds
Anosmic: checks
*** FLOP *** [6d 4h 8s]
Anosmic: checks
courtiebee said, “by a very small amt :P”
hershy253: bets 80
Anosmic: calls 80
*** TURN *** [6d 4h 8s] [5s]
Anosmic: checks
courtiebee said, “push push”
hershy253: checks
*** RIVER *** [6d 4h 8s 5s] [7s]
Anosmic: bets 150
hershy253: calls 150
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Anosmic: shows [9d Td] (a straight, Six to Ten)
hershy253: mucks hand
Anosmic collected 585 from pot

Pretty interesting call on the flop, but his straight got there and he took down another pot from Hershy. With all the 3betting, people start over valuing their hands and then get 4bet crazy. Here we see what happens when biondino makes a 3bet at a bad time:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
courtiebee: folds
alexos888: raises 61 to 111
Anosmic: folds
hershy253: calls 111
Forty2u: folds
efil4elbmow: raises 439 to 550
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
alexos888: raises 378 to 928 and is all-in
hershy253: folds
efil4elbmow: calls 378
*** FLOP *** [9c 2c Ks]
*** TURN *** [9c 2c Ks] [8d]
*** RIVER *** [9c 2c Ks 8d] [Ts]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
efil4elbmow: shows [Ah Jd] (high card Ace)
alexos888: shows [Kd As] (a pair of Kings)
alexos888 collected 2017 from pot

Alexos got a much needed double up and this sent biondino down to the short stack. Back to the other table, there were a few rivalry’s being made between kmind and spins, and ackthecat and I Like Pie:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Isopbc: folds
Shifubowa: folds
spinswell: raises 60 to 90
toddanderson: calls 90
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
*** FLOP *** [Jc 8h 2c]
spinswell: bets 175
toddanderson: raises 784 to 959 and is all-in
spinswell: folds
toddanderson collected 575 from pot
toddanderson: doesn’t show hand

*** HOLE CARDS ***
spinswell: folds
toddanderson: folds
C2Knuckles: raises 100 to 150
ackthecat: calls 150
Isopbc: folds
Shifubowa: folds
*** FLOP *** [9h Qs 8s]
C2Knuckles: bets 220
ackthecat: calls 220
*** TURN *** [9h Qs 8s] [8c]
C2Knuckles: checks
ackthecat: bets 400
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat collected 815 from pot
ackthecat: doesn’t show hand

Remember the slow roll early on from biondino? Well it would be sweet justice for Anosmic, who eventually got his payback:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
hershy253: folds
Forty2u: folds
efil4elbmow: raises 100 to 150
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
courtiebee: folds
alexos888: folds
Anosmic: calls 100
*** FLOP *** [6c 3h Tc]
Anosmic: checks
efil4elbmow: bets 827 and is all-in
Anosmic: calls 827
*** TURN *** [6c 3h Tc] [Td]
*** RIVER *** [6c 3h Tc Td] [9h]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Anosmic: shows [Jh Ts] (three of a kind, Tens)
efil4elbmow: shows [5c 3c] (two pair, Tens and Threes)
Anosmic collected 1979 from pot

Anosmic’s pair of tens held and sent biondino to the rail in dead last, 13th place. 40 minutes in Anosmic was your chip leader with 2700, followed closely by Alexos at 2400, and Pie was at 2000. Now, just like before, both tables started going 3bet crazy!

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Anosmic: folds
hershy253: folds
Forty2u: raises 100 to 150
xxJimmyMacxx: raises 1100 to 1250 and is all-in
courtiebee: folds
alexos888: folds
Forty2u: folds
courtiebee said, “ty”
xxJimmyMacxx collected 375 from pot
xxJimmyMacxx: doesn’t show hand

*** HOLE CARDS ***
hershy253: folds
Forty2u: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: raises 75 to 125
courtiebee: folds
alexos888: raises 140 to 265
Anosmic: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
alexos888 collected 300 from pot
alexos888: doesn’t show hand

*** HOLE CARDS ***
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
Forty2u said, “yep”
courtiebee: raises 100 to 150
Forty2u said, “bad beat”
alexos888: folds
courtiebee said, “what happened”
alexos888 said, “im serious..”
Anosmic: folds
hershy253: folds
Forty2u: raises 1175 to 1325 and is all-in
courtiebee: folds
Forty2u collected 325 from pot
courtiebee said, “haha nice”

However, eventually someone had to find a hand to call with, and that someone was Shifubowa:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Shifubowa: raises 150 to 200
spinswell: folds
toddanderson: folds
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
Isopbc: raises 1025 to 1225 and is all-in
Shifubowa: calls 1025
*** FLOP *** [8h 6d 6c]
*** TURN *** [8h 6d 6c] [3c]
*** RIVER *** [8h 6d 6c 3c] [8c]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Isopbc: shows [Ts Th] (two pair, Tens and Eights)
Shifubowa: shows [Ac Kh] (two pair, Eights and Sixes)
Isopbc collected 2475 from pot

But too bad for him (but good for Isop!) that he lost the flip. This left him with just 300 chips and he didn’t have much to pick from, but decided 82o was good enough!

*** HOLE CARDS ***
toddanderson: folds
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
Isopbc: folds
Shifubowa: raises 233 to 333 and is all-in
spinswell: calls 233
*** FLOP *** [9c Qs 2d]
*** TURN *** [9c Qs 2d] [6s]
*** RIVER *** [9c Qs 2d 6s] [Qh]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Shifubowa: shows [2s 8h] (two pair, Queens and Deuces)
spinswell: shows [5d Kd] (a pair of Queens)
Shifubowa collected 666 from pot

And it was! Speaking of short stacks, Hershy was now on the low end after building up an early stack. Without much room, he pushed pretty lightly after an Alexos raise:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Forty2u: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
courtiebee: folds
alexos888: raises 122 to 222
Anosmic: folds
hershy253: raises 512 to 734 and is all-in
alexos888: calls 512
*** FLOP *** [7s 9c Kc]
*** TURN *** [7s 9c Kc] [Jh]
*** RIVER *** [7s 9c Kc Jh] [6h]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
hershy253: shows [5h Qh] (high card King)
alexos888: shows [Ks Ah] (a pair of Kings)
alexos888 collected 1518 from pot
courtiebee said, “gg”

That would be the end of Hershy’s first Gauntlet game, in 15th place. Hope to see you back again! Alexos would now start to dominate the table with his growing stack, and JM wasn’t going to take it:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
courtiebee: folds
xxJimmyMacxx said, “gg dude”
alexos888: raises 133 to 233
Anosmic: folds
Forty2u: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: raises 1692 to 1925 and is all-in
alexos888: calls 1692
*** FLOP *** [Ah Jh 9c]
*** TURN *** [Ah Jh 9c] [Qh]
*** RIVER *** [Ah Jh 9c Qh] [8d]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
xxJimmyMacxx: shows [8s 8c] (three of a kind, Eights)
alexos888: shows [Ac Qd] (two pair, Aces and Queens)
alexos888 said, “onbbbb”
courtiebee said, “oooo”
alexos888 said, “v”
xxJimmyMacxx said, “jesus”
alexos888 said, “v”
xxJimmyMacxx collected 3900 from pot
alexos888 said, “v”
alexos888 said, “v”
alexos888 said, “v”

Sick river! That is how JM does it I guess, he can hit those 2 outers pretty well. Back to our buddy Shif, let’s see if he could find a better hand than 82o to play:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
toddanderson: folds
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
Isopbc: folds
Shifubowa: raises 783 to 883 and is all-in
spinswell: calls 505 and is all-in
*** FLOP *** [4s 4c Ad]
*** TURN *** [4s 4c Ad] [6c]
*** RIVER *** [4s 4c Ad 6c] [3c]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Shifubowa: shows [Qc Jh] (a pair of Fours)
spinswell: shows [7s Kh] (a pair of Fours – Ace+King kicker)
spinswell collected 1210 from pot

It was better, but he still couldn’t get anything from it. He was your 11th place finisher and we were on the final table bubble. It wasn’t like it was much of a “bubble” as we only started with 13 players. Right after Shif’s elimination, Pie seeked revenge against ack:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
toddanderson said, “gg”
spinswell said, “gg”
ackthecat said, “gg”
ackthecat: raises 150 to 250
Isopbc: folds
spinswell: folds
toddanderson: folds
C2Knuckles: calls 150
*** FLOP *** [Ad Jc 8s]
C2Knuckles: checks
toddanderson said, “ty sir”
ackthecat: bets 200
C2Knuckles: calls 200
*** TURN *** [Ad Jc 8s] [Kh]
C2Knuckles: checks
ackthecat: checks
*** RIVER *** [Ad Jc 8s Kh] [9s]
Isopbc said, “u2 shifu :)”
C2Knuckles: bets 550
ackthecat: calls 550
*** SHOW DOWN ***
C2Knuckles: shows [8d 8h] (three of a kind, Eights)
ackthecat: mucks hand
C2Knuckles collected 2050 from pot
ackthecat said, “nh”

He played that set a bit different than a couple games ago, and it was bad luck for the cat. However, she would bounce back pretty quickly after kmind decided to run a ridiculous 4bet shove:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Isopbc said, “8’s are solid today”
Isopbc: folds
spinswell: folds
C2Knuckles said, “ty”
toddanderson: raises 133 to 233
C2Knuckles: calls 183
ackthecat: raises 133 to 366
toddanderson: raises 843 to 1209 and is all-in
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: calls 843
*** FLOP *** [Kh 3d 7s]
toddanderson said, “nc”
*** TURN *** [Kh 3d 7s] [8d]
*** RIVER *** [Kh 3d 7s 8d] [4d]
toddanderson said, “gg”
*** SHOW DOWN ***
ackthecat: shows [Ac Qh] (high card Ace)
toddanderson: shows [Jd Ah] (high card Ace – lower kicker)
Isopbc said, “gg”
ackthecat collected 2651 from pot

That sent my donk friend out in 10th place and we now had our final table! When it started, here is how it looked:

Seat 1: alexos888 (1573 in chips)
Seat 2: Anosmic (2906 in chips)
Seat 3: Isopbc (2100 in chips) out of hand
Seat 4: Forty2u (1250 in chips)
Seat 5: spinswell (1588 in chips)
Seat 6: xxJimmyMacxx (3200 in chips)
Seat 7: C2Knuckles (2317 in chips)
Seat 8: courtiebee (1571 in chips)
Seat 9: ackthecat (2995 in chips)

With the blinds at 50/100 no one was in too rough of shape, and Jimmy Mac had them all covered with 3200. It didn’t take long, just the second hand in, for us to see the first all-in:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
C2Knuckles: folds
courtiebee: folds
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: raises 133 to 233
Anosmic: folds
Isopbc: folds
Forty2u: folds
spinswell: raises 1255 to 1488 and is all-in
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
alexos888: calls 1255
*** FLOP *** [2s Tc Qs]
alexos888 said, “hold”
*** TURN *** [2s Tc Qs] [5d]
*** RIVER *** [2s Tc Qs 5d] [8h]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
spinswell: shows [Kh Jh] (high card King)
alexos888: shows [Td Ad] (a pair of Tens)
alexos888 collected 3076 from pot
courtiebee said, “nh”

Nh indeed, but not so nice for spins, who was gone in 9th place. Now it looked like it was going to be an extremely fast paced FT because just two hands later, we saw another all-in, this time from Miss Bee:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
alexos888: folds
Anosmic: folds
Isopbc: folds
Forty2u: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
C2Knuckles: raises 275 to 425
courtiebee: raises 996 to 1421 and is all-in
ackthecat: folds
C2Knuckles: calls 996
*** FLOP *** [Ts Qs Ks]
courtiebee said, “i was wondering”
*** TURN *** [Ts Qs Ks] [5s]
*** RIVER *** [Ts Qs Ks 5s] [9h]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
courtiebee: shows [3c Ac] (high card Ace)
C2Knuckles: shows [Js Jc] (a flush, King high)
courtiebee said, “but i was like f it”
C2Knuckles collected 2992 from pot
Forty2u said, “gg cb”

She couldn’t find a suckout after Pie flopped a royal flush draw and was done in 8th place. Good luck on that finance exam. We then started to see some postflop action as the shorties had been sent home:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Forty2u: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: raises 227 to 377
Anosmic: calls 302
Isopbc: folds
*** FLOP *** [7s 9d 4d]
Anosmic: checks
alexos888: bets 444
Anosmic: calls 444
*** TURN *** [7s 9d 4d] [Jd]
Anosmic: checks
alexos888: checks
*** RIVER *** [7s 9d 4d Jd] [3d]
Anosmic: checks
alexos888: bets 888
Anosmic: folds
alexos888 collected 1792 from pot
alexos888: doesn’t show hand
Anosmic said, “Stoopid river”

Anosmic couldn’t smell a bluff there and Alexos took the pot. The action didn’t stop here, just a few hands later and we had another huge confrontation which ended with Alexos saying “oops” :

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Anosmic: folds
Isopbc: raises 300 to 450
Forty2u: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: raises 4074 to 4524 and is all-in
Isopbc: calls 1725 and is all-in
alexos888 said, “oops”
*** FLOP *** [Kh 5c 5h]
alexos888 said, “suckout”
*** TURN *** [Kh 5c 5h] [Tc]
*** RIVER *** [Kh 5c 5h Tc] [As]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
alexos888: shows [Ad 9h] (two pair, Aces and Fives)
Isopbc: shows [Qd Qh] (two pair, Queens and Fives)
alexos888 said, “omg”
Isopbc said, “:p”
alexos888 collected 4425 from pot

We all make mistakes, but Alexos learns to suck out when he does! That sick beat put Isop out in 7th and Alexos was now your chip leader. Just 10 mintues into the final table and we were already down to 6! Here were the chip positions:

Seat 1: alexos888 (6774 in chips)
Seat 2: Anosmic (3306 in chips)
Seat 4: Forty2u (1425 in chips)
Seat 6: xxJimmyMacxx (2625 in chips)
Seat 7: C2Knuckles (2750 in chips)
Seat 9: ackthecat (2620 in chips)

Alexos has lucked his way up to a nice lead, while Anosmic was sitting in 2nd. Being in second place and losing a big pot to Alexos earlier, Anosmic wanted his revenge:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: raises 172 to 322
C2Knuckles said, “i’d call if ack wasn’t behind me”
Anosmic: calls 322
Forty2u: folds
alexos888 said, “squeeze”
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
*** FLOP *** [2h As Jc]
ackthecat said, “:)”
alexos888 said, “shove”
Forty2u said, “i wished u would”
alexos888: bets 399
Anosmic: calls 399
*** TURN *** [2h As Jc] [Qh]
alexos888: checks
Anosmic: bets 550
alexos888: folds
Anosmic collected 1667 from pot

And he would get some back there. Now someone must have turned the 3 betting switch back on, because we were see sooooo many re-steals!

*** HOLE CARDS ***
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
C2Knuckles: raises 250 to 400
ackthecat: calls 400
alexos888: folds
Anosmic: folds
Forty2u said, “here goes nothing”
Forty2u: raises 1025 to 1425 and is all-in
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
Forty2u collected 1275 from pot

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Anosmic: raises 300 to 450
Forty2u: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: raises 2175 to 2625 and is all-in
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: folds
Anosmic: folds
xxJimmyMacxx collected 1125 from pot
xxJimmyMacxx: doesn’t show hand

It was the perfect situation for TLR, there was a raise and a call in front, and he looked down at QQ. However…..

*** HOLE CARDS ***
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: raises 300 to 450
alexos888: calls 450
Anosmic: calls 450
Forty2u: raises 1375 to 1825 and is all-in
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: raises 3928 to 5753 and is all-in
Anosmic: folds
*** FLOP *** [Jd 7h 9d]
xxJimmyMacxx said, “wowo”
*** TURN *** [Jd 7h 9d] [5h]
*** RIVER *** [Jd 7h 9d 5h] [Jh]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Forty2u: shows [Qh Qs] (two pair, Queens and Jacks)
alexos888: shows [Ks Kc] (two pair, Kings and Jacks)
alexos888 collected 4700 from pot

…. what a cooler! Alexos won anohter huge pot, this time eliminating TLR in 6th place, and he was now the dominating chip leader with 5 left with over 8600 chips. However he did not have much confidence, as he said alexos888 said, “i think ill finish 5th” Let’s see if he eats his words later! He then went into agro mode putting people at a decision for his, or in ack’s case, her chips:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Anosmic: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
C2Knuckles: raises 250 to 400
ackthecat: calls 325
alexos888: raises 8228 to 8628 and is all-in
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: calls 1745 and is all-in
*** FLOP *** [9c Ad 6d]
alexos888 said, “333”
*** TURN *** [9c Ad 6d] [7c]
alexos888 said, “333333333333333”
alexos888 said, “2”
*** RIVER *** [9c Ad 6d 7c] [9s]
alexos888 said, “22”
*** SHOW DOWN ***
ackthecat: shows [Ah Jh] (two pair, Aces and Nines)
alexos888: shows [Ac 3s] (two pair, Aces and Nines – lower kicker)
alexos888 said, “nh”
ackthecat collected 4690 from pot

Luckily for her, her hand would hold and she was now in good shape. Someone please cue the 3 betting:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: raises 355 to 555
Anosmic: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
C2Knuckles: raises 1000 to 1555
alexos888: folds
C2Knuckles collected 1210 from pot
C2Knuckles: doesn’t show hand

*** HOLE CARDS ***
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
C2Knuckles: raises 330 to 530
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: folds
Anosmic: raises 730 to 1260
C2Knuckles: folds
Anosmic collected 1160 from pot

*** HOLE CARDS ***
alexos888: raises 300 to 500
Anosmic: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: raises 2350 to 2850 and is all-in
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: folds
xxJimmyMacxx collected 1300 from pot
xxJimmyMacxx: doesn’t show hand

It was incredible how many times people would reshipp their stack in. It was definitely one of the more aggressive final tables in a long time with the most 3bets I’ve seen. Alexos was doing it very liberally, and apparently, with a very wide range:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Anosmic: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
C2Knuckles: raises 300 to 500
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: raises 1065 to 1565
C2Knuckles: raises 735 to 2300 and is all-in
alexos888: calls 735
*** FLOP *** [As Qh 9d]
*** TURN *** [As Qh 9d] [Qd]
*** RIVER *** [As Qh 9d Qd] [Tc]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
alexos888: shows [Jd 2h] (a pair of Queens)
C2Knuckles: shows [Kc Ks] (two pair, Kings and Queens)
C2Knuckles collected 4700 from pot
alexos888 said, “ownage”

His Jack Deuce couldn’t find a way to take down Pie’s kings and Alexos was one a very steady decline since he got his monster chip stack. Remember his words earlier?

*** HOLE CARDS ***
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
alexos888 said, “ownage..”
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: raises 355 to 555
Anosmic: calls 355
*** FLOP *** [4c Jc 9h]
alexos888: checks
Anosmic: bets 600
alexos888: raises 2423 to 3023 and is all-in
Anosmic: calls 2327 and is all-in
alexos888 said, “obv he has KK”
alexos888 said, “im ahead?”
*** TURN *** [4c Jc 9h] [7d]
xxJimmyMacxx said, “looks gr8 when they fold”
alexos888 said, “nope”
*** RIVER *** [4c Jc 9h 7d] [2c]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
alexos888: shows [6c As] (high card Ace)
Anosmic: shows [Td 8d] (a straight, Seven to Jack)
alexos888 said, “gg”
Anosmic collected 6964 from pot

He says “gg” as that left him with just 96 chips. In a terrible turn of events, he now had less than one small blind from being the chip leader with almost 9000 10 minutes prior. Well, we learned a few weeks ago with geno that anything can happen, could we have another sick comeback?

*** HOLE CARDS ***
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: calls 96 and is all-in
Anosmic: folds
*** FLOP *** [Js 6h 6c]
alexos888 said, “and dominating”
*** TURN *** [Js 6h 6c] [Kd]
*** RIVER *** [Js 6h 6c Kd] [Tc]
xxJimmyMacxx said, “split”
*** SHOW DOWN ***
xxJimmyMacxx: shows [5s Qh] (a pair of Sixes)
alexos888 said, “nope”
xxJimmyMacxx collected 8 from side pot
alexos888: shows [Td Qc] (two pair, Tens and Sixes)
alexos888 collected 288 from main pot

*** HOLE CARDS ***
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: raises 88 to 288 and is all-in
Anosmic: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: calls 188
C2Knuckles: calls 88
*** FLOP *** [5c 7d 9d]
xxJimmyMacxx: checks
C2Knuckles: checks
*** TURN *** [5c 7d 9d] [Jd]
xxJimmyMacxx: bets 400
C2Knuckles: folds
*** RIVER *** [5c 7d 9d Jd] [Qd]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
xxJimmyMacxx: shows [8h Js] (a pair of Jacks)
alexos888: shows [Kd 6s] (a flush, King high)
alexos888 said, “niiice”
alexos888 collected 864 from pot
xxJimmyMacxx said, “fark”
alexos888 said, “ftw?”

After two triple ups, he was now sitting with almost 900 chips! But he wasn’t done there, and everyone was kind enough to walk him:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Anosmic: folds
alexos888 said, “dont steal plz”
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
alexos888 said, “ty”
alexos888 collected 200 from pot
alexos888: doesn’t show hand

*** HOLE CARDS ***
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: raises 664 to 864 and is all-in
Anosmic: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: calls 664
alexos888 said, “callllllllllll”
*** FLOP *** [5c 7s 2s]
alexos888 said, “no”
*** TURN *** [5c 7s 2s] [Kh]
alexos888 said, “a”
alexos888 said, “a”
alexos888 said, “a”
alexos888 said, “a”
alexos888 said, “aa”
*** RIVER *** [5c 7s 2s Kh] [Ad]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
xxJimmyMacxx: shows [6s Tc] (high card Ace)
alexos888: shows [Ah 8s] (a pair of Aces)
alexos888 collected 1828 from pot
alexos888 said, “ship”

Amazingly he had battled his way back up to 1900 chips from 96! He smelled an amazing comeback, but he got a little too over zealous:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: raises 1628 to 1828 and is all-in
Anosmic: raises 3536 to 5364 and is all-in
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
C2Knuckles: folds
*** FLOP *** [2h 3d 2c]
alexos888 said, “uh oh”
alexos888 said, “4”
alexos888 said, “5”
*** TURN *** [2h 3d 2c] [Tc]
alexos888 said, “23”
alexos888 said, “2”
alexos888 said, “2”
alexos888 said, “412”
*** RIVER *** [2h 3d 2c Tc] [4h]
alexos888 said, “412”
alexos888 said, “42”
*** SHOW DOWN ***
alexos888: shows [7s 6s] (a pair of Deuces)
Anosmic: shows [Qc Qh] (two pair, Queens and Deuces)
alexos888 said, “thers a 4”
Anosmic collected 3956 from pot
C2Knuckles said, “gg”

And his comeback would not happen. He did end up eating his words, and he went from massive chip leader, to mega short stack, battled back up, but would go out in 5th place. Back to the action, ack and Pie were still battling from earlier:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
ackthecat said, “gg”
Anosmic: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
C2Knuckles: raises 362 to 562
xxJimmyMacxx said, “gg dude”
Anosmic said, “gg”
ackthecat: raises 438 to 1000
C2Knuckles: calls 438
*** FLOP *** [Kd Ks 6d]
C2Knuckles: checks
ackthecat: checks
*** TURN *** [Kd Ks 6d] [Qc]
C2Knuckles: checks
ackthecat: bets 1000
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat collected 2000 from pot
ackthecat: doesn’t show hand

In the midst of all the action, Poker Stars wanted to give us something to laugh at:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
ackthecat: folds
Anosmic: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: raises 1406 to 1606 and is all-in
C2Knuckles: calls 1406
*** FLOP *** [4c 4d Th]
*** TURN *** [4c 4d Th] [4s]
*** RIVER *** [4c 4d Th 4s] [Tc]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
xxJimmyMacxx: shows [Jc As] (a full house, Fours full of Tens)
C2Knuckles: shows [5d Ah] (a full house, Fours full of Tens)
xxJimmyMacxx said, “lol”
xxJimmyMacxx collected 1606 from pot
C2Knuckles collected 1606 from pot
C2Knuckles said, “lol”

Chop chop! However Jimmy wouldn’t be loling much longer:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Anosmic: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: raises 1406 to 1606 and is all-in
C2Knuckles: calls 1506
ackthecat: folds
*** FLOP *** [Tc Js 7s]
xxJimmyMacxx said, “ffs”
xxJimmyMacxx said, “T”
xxJimmyMacxx said, “T”
xxJimmyMacxx said, “T”
xxJimmyMacxx said, “T”
*** TURN *** [Tc Js 7s] [4d]
*** RIVER *** [Tc Js 7s 4d] [6d]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
C2Knuckles: shows [Ks Kc] (a pair of Kings)
xxJimmyMacxx: shows [Kd Td] (a pair of Tens)
xxJimmyMacxx said, “gg lol”
C2Knuckles collected 3412 from pot

This time there was no chop and the Gauntlet luckbox would “only” take 4th place this time (he is use to winning). We were now down to 3 way action, and Anosmic had the lead:

Seat 2: Anosmic (8004 in chips)
Seat 7: C2Knuckles (5206 in chips)
Seat 9: ackthecat (6290 in chips)

The blinds were still only 100/200 so there was a lot of room for play. Ack decided that she wanted some of them chips Anosmic was holding:

Seat 2: Anosmic (8004 in chips)
Seat 7: C2Knuckles (5006 in chips)
Seat 9: ackthecat (6490 in chips)
C2Knuckles: posts small blind 100
ackthecat: posts big blind 200
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Anosmic: raises 400 to 600
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: calls 400
*** FLOP *** [8d Js Ts]
ackthecat: bets 600
Anosmic: calls 600
*** TURN *** [8d Js Ts] [9d]
ackthecat: bets 1400
Anosmic: calls 1400
*** RIVER *** [8d Js Ts 9d] [5h]
ackthecat: bets 2500
Anosmic: folds
ackthecat collected 5300 from pot
ackthecat: doesn’t show hand

And Pie’s didn’t look so bad either:

Seat 2: Anosmic (5779 in chips)
Seat 7: C2Knuckles (4481 in chips)
Seat 9: ackthecat (9240 in chips)
Anosmic: posts the ante 25
C2Knuckles: posts the ante 25
ackthecat: posts the ante 25
ackthecat: posts small blind 100
Anosmic: posts big blind 200
*** HOLE CARDS ***
C2Knuckles: raises 400 to 600
ackthecat: calls 500
Anosmic: calls 400
*** FLOP *** [3h 5d 7c]
ackthecat: checks
Anosmic: bets 800
C2Knuckles: calls 800
ackthecat: raises 1000 to 1800
Anosmic: folds
C2Knuckles said, “i should go broke here”
C2Knuckles said, “f me”
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat collected 4275 from pot

Just then, the table woke up and we not only say an all-in, but was called by both players!

Seat 2: Anosmic (6285 in chips)
Seat 7: C2Knuckles (1525 in chips)
Seat 9: ackthecat (11690 in chips)
Anosmic: posts the ante 25
C2Knuckles: posts the ante 25
ackthecat: posts the ante 25
C2Knuckles: posts small blind 100
ackthecat: posts big blind 200
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Anosmic: raises 400 to 600
C2Knuckles: raises 900 to 1500 and is all-in
ackthecat: calls 1300
Anosmic: calls 900
*** FLOP *** [6c Qs 3s]
ackthecat: checks
Anosmic: checks
*** TURN *** [6c Qs 3s] [4s]
ackthecat: checks
Anosmic: checks
*** RIVER *** [6c Qs 3s 4s] [8s]
ackthecat: bets 2000
Anosmic: raises 2760 to 4760 and is all-in
ackthecat: calls 2760
C2Knuckles said, “gg”
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Anosmic: shows [Ks Ah] (a flush, King high)
ackthecat: shows [Ts Ad] (a flush, Queen high)
Anosmic collected 9520 from side pot
C2Knuckles: shows [Td Kd] (high card King)
Anosmic collected 4575 from main pot

What a sick hand! Not only did this eliminate Knuckles (I Like Pie) in 3rd place, but Anosmic tripled up and took a huge lead to start heads up action. With the blinds at 100/200/25, a 3:1 chip disadvantage wasn’t as bad as it sounded:

Seat 2: Anosmic (14095 in chips)
Seat 9: ackthecat (5405 in chips)

But ack still had to make something happen. But both player’s didn’t want it to. If I had to rate the action of all heads up matches so far this season, this match would be DEAD LAST! Either both players were being nits, or were just getting terrible cards. It was a battle of button raise + fold, almost every single hand. Eventually, about 20 hands of raise/folding, they both found a hand:

Seat 2: Anosmic (12595 in chips)
Seat 9: ackthecat (6905 in chips)
Anosmic: posts the ante 25
ackthecat: posts the ante 25
ackthecat: posts small blind 100
Anosmic: posts big blind 200
*** HOLE CARDS ***
ackthecat: raises 400 to 600
Anosmic: calls 400
*** FLOP *** [3d 6c 5s]
Anosmic: checks
ackthecat: bets 900
Anosmic: raises 11070 to 11970 and is all-in
ackthecat: calls 5380 and is all-in
*** TURN *** [3d 6c 5s] [Th]
*** RIVER *** [3d 6c 5s Th] [9c]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Anosmic: shows [3c 4s] (a pair of Threes)
ackthecat: shows [6h As] (a pair of Sixes)
ackthecat collected 13810 from pot

Ack’s top pair would hold up and now the rolls were pretty much reversed:

Seat 2: Anosmic (5690 in chips)
Seat 9: ackthecat (13810 in chips)

The blinds were still at 100/200/25, and 45 hands into the match almost every single hand looked like these:

Seat 2: Anosmic (5090 in chips)
Seat 9: ackthecat (14410 in chips)
Anosmic: posts the ante 25
ackthecat: posts the ante 25
Anosmic: posts small blind 100
ackthecat: posts big blind 200
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Anosmic: raises 400 to 600
ackthecat: calls 400
*** FLOP *** [8h Kd Ts]
ackthecat: checks
Anosmic: bets 800
ackthecat: folds
Anosmic collected 1250 from pot

Seat 2: Anosmic (5915 in chips)
Seat 9: ackthecat (13585 in chips)
Anosmic: posts the ante 25
ackthecat: posts the ante 25
ackthecat: posts small blind 100
Anosmic: posts big blind 200
*** HOLE CARDS ***
ackthecat: raises 600 to 800
Anosmic: calls 600
*** FLOP *** [Kh Js Kc]
Anosmic: checks
ackthecat: bets 1000
Anosmic: folds
ackthecat collected 1650 from pot
ackthecat: doesn’t show hand

There were no big hands running into each other and I couldn’t believe how tight they were being. However, once the blinds made the big jump to 200/400/25, Anosmic could no longer wait. He found a suited Ace, but he would soon find the terrible news:

Seat 2: Anosmic (5065 in chips)
Seat 9: ackthecat (14435 in chips)
Anosmic: posts the ante 25
ackthecat: posts the ante 25
ackthecat: posts small blind 200
Anosmic: posts big blind 400
*** HOLE CARDS ***
ackthecat: raises 14010 to 14410 and is all-in
Anosmic: calls 4640 and is all-in
*** FLOP *** [Js 2d 4c]
*** TURN *** [Js 2d 4c] [Tc]
*** RIVER *** [Js 2d 4c Tc] [Kc]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Anosmic: shows [5s As] (high card Ace)
ackthecat: shows [Ac Ah] (a pair of Aces)
ackthecat collected 10130 from pot

Ackthecat woke up with AA and was your Gauntlet VI Game 21 champion! Remember, this was her last game of the season, what a way to go out! Congrats to her and Anosmic for his second place finish. Now for the hands of the night:

lol cooleraments

*** HOLE CARDS ***
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: raises 300 to 450
alexos888: calls 450
Anosmic: calls 450
Forty2u: raises 1375 to 1825 and is all-in
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: raises 3928 to 5753 and is all-in
Anosmic: folds
*** FLOP *** [Jd 7h 9d]
xxJimmyMacxx said, “wowo”
*** TURN *** [Jd 7h 9d] [5h]
*** RIVER *** [Jd 7h 9d 5h] [Jh]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Forty2u: shows [Qh Qs] (two pair, Queens and Jacks)
alexos888: shows [Ks Kc] (two pair, Kings and Jacks)
alexos888 collected 4700 from pot

No way to get away from this! KK v QQ is a big cooler!

WTF was he Thinking?

*** HOLE CARDS ***
efil4elbmow: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
courtiebee: folds
alexos888: raises 55 to 85
Anosmic: folds
hershy253: calls 70
Forty2u: raises 155 to 240
alexos888: folds
hershy253: calls 155
*** FLOP *** [6h Qd As]
hershy253: checks
Forty2u: checks
*** TURN *** [6h Qd As] [3c]
hershy253: checks
alexos888 said, “dnb”
Forty2u: bets 270
hershy253: calls 270
*** RIVER *** [6h Qd As 3c] [6d]
hershy253: checks
Forty2u: bets 390 and is all-in
hershy253: calls 390
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Forty2u: shows [Ah Ad] (a full house, Aces full of Sixes)
hershy253: shows [Qh Tc] (two pair, Queens and Sixes)
Forty2u collected 1885 from pot

This was actually pretty hard to pick from, as no one did anything down right stupid.  I guess hershy didn’t put TLR on an ace and thought his queen was good.  But he was wrrrrrrrrrrong.

Beat of the Night

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Anosmic: folds
Isopbc: raises 300 to 450
Forty2u: folds
xxJimmyMacxx: folds
C2Knuckles: folds
ackthecat: folds
alexos888: raises 4074 to 4524 and is all-in
Isopbc: calls 1725 and is all-in
alexos888 said, “oops”
*** FLOP *** [Kh 5c 5h]
alexos888 said, “suckout”
*** TURN *** [Kh 5c 5h] [Tc]
*** RIVER *** [Kh 5c 5h Tc] [As]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
alexos888: shows [Ad 9h] (two pair, Aces and Fives)
Isopbc: shows [Qd Qh] (two pair, Queens and Fives)
alexos888 said, “omg”
Isopbc said, “:p”
alexos888 collected 4425 from pot

Tough luck for Isop there, his QQ could not hold up!

Remember to get the last few games in for your season! There are still 3 games left! The FTR Gauntlet is played every Wednesday at 10:00 PM EST, and Sunday at 3:00 PM EST. Be sure to check it out and play!