Bad result in Sunday Big Tourney on 9/2/2007

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No narrative necessary. Here is the log from my notes from today’s tourney, the first one in over a month that I got to play in…

846 entrants, top 90 paid

800 left in 11th
723 left in 35th
677 left in 56th
631 left in 26th
523 left in 13th
399 left in 283rd (I played one hand really badly!!!)
326 left in 269th
255 left in 114th (I got wildly lucky, thankfully!)
216 left in 110th
163 left in 138th (folded one hand I should have played!)
142 left in 133rd (folded another winner…)
134 left in 107th (won an all-in)
128 left in 117th

38 to go to the money, it’s going to be really tight!

118 left in 100th
103 left in 99th

13 left to the money, not looking great…

Had a tough choice, and I asked Lois what do. There were 97
people left (7 to go), and I was extremely low on chips.
Someone went all-in. I had JJ. I knew that I was likely a
slight favorite, but if I lost, I was out of the money. If I
won, I would definitely be able to make the money.

Lois said “Go for it”. I did. He had AQ. An A came on the
flop, and I was out in 96th. Oh well. So close, and yet, so
far!

I misplayed one hand very badly, and then got a little
tentative in two hands that would have won as well. In other
words, I truly didn’t deserve to make the money, even though
I came really close…

Independently, I came third in an Omaha Hi-Lo last night, and third again in the same tourney today, so I’m up for the month (since I won the entry into the big one in August, so there was zero cost to play it in September).

So, in truth, I can’t really complain. ๐Ÿ™‚


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10 responses to “Bad result in Sunday Big Tourney on 9/2/2007”

  1. Laura Avatar
    Laura

    Hm, I would like to first note an internet corny joke groan to Bob’s comment on “aug poker update” that Sally is “up a river” without a paddle as far as poker goes.

    Nice recovery from the initial downturn though! (And I would have said go for it like Lois did too ๐Ÿ™‚ ). Just got the new laptop booted up! Have to take it to IT to get it configured and have office put on it, but so far very cool! It’s so much faster that I’m practically blinded by speed ๐Ÿ™‚ (Special glasses are on order to help restore my vision!)

  2. bob Avatar
    bob

    oh… well….
    Trust that weather in NY was great today – really beautiful here….
    Colvins and everyone were over for cook out and fun….

    they just left – had a good time – David was able to join us…

    talk tomorrow….

  3. Laura Avatar
    Laura

    Hm, I would like to first note an internet corny joke groan to Bob’s comment on “aug poker update” that Sally is “up a river” without a paddle as far as poker goes.

    Nice recovery from the initial downturn though! (And I would have said go for it like Lois did too ๐Ÿ™‚ ). Just got the new laptop booted up! Have to take it to IT to get it configured and have office put on it, but so far very cool! It’s so much faster that I’m practically blinded by speed ๐Ÿ™‚ (Special glasses are on order to help restore my vision!)

  4. bob Avatar
    bob

    oh… well….
    Trust that weather in NY was great today – really beautiful here….
    Colvins and everyone were over for cook out and fun….

    they just left – had a good time – David was able to join us…

    talk tomorrow….

  5. Sally Avatar
    Sally

    Related to Laura’s note about Bob’s comment about me being “up the river without a paddle” regarding poker: True but is it a nice thing to say????
    Some of us were taught that if you can’t say something nice about someone you shouldn’t say anything at all….Oh, well. He is an old dog and it is a new trick.

  6. Sally Avatar
    Sally

    Oops! It looks like I just violated my own rule.

  7. Sally Avatar
    Sally

    Related to Laura’s note about Bob’s comment about me being “up the river without a paddle” regarding poker: True but is it a nice thing to say????
    Some of us were taught that if you can’t say something nice about someone you shouldn’t say anything at all….Oh, well. He is an old dog and it is a new trick.

  8. Sally Avatar
    Sally

    Oops! It looks like I just violated my own rule.

  9. hadar Avatar

    LOL, very funny Sally! ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. hadar Avatar

    LOL, very funny Sally! ๐Ÿ™‚

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