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I busted a pro on Full Tilt Poker – The T-shirt Story

April 6th, 2011 2 comments
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Kelly Kim and I tangled in a pot last night during the TPTCS

Last night was the second Twitter Poker Tour Championship Series event on Full Tilt Poker, and I fared much better in this one.  The first event was a $10 Pot Limit Omaha Hi event, and for whatever reason, I just suck at that game. I finished somewhere in the middle of the field, though I can’t remember exactly where and don’t really care to look.  I had KKxx fail for me three times, and AAxx fail for me once.  It just wasn’t meant to be.

But last night, I said something in the chat box that apparently just turned things around for me.  I’d been running poorly for weeks, and down about $500 in small stakes tournament play over about a month now, and when the rebuy period was over, I decided that I wasn’t done gambling.  Kelly Kim was moved to my table and I said something to the degree of “Hey KK, what’s Erik Seidel’s number?  I want to call him to turn off my doom switch,” referencing the Holiday Episode from The Micros, and hoping to ignite a little run good.  It must have worked.  Soon after the comment, I got my money in bad with nothing but a Q high straight and flush draw against two Kings on the turn, and I hit my flush on the river.  The double up gave me a bunch of chips when this hand happened: Read more…

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