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Taller than most. Louder than most.

More layers to my personality than an onion, peel me and I could make you cry.



Tuesday, February 10, 2009

2nd day.. no good

Have to say I played very weakly on the second day. Whether i was tired (severe lack of sleep) or whether I got too complacent with the long clock (1 hour) I don't know but I played very poorly. Basically let myself get blinded away which seems a shame after the hard work I put in teh day before. There were a few on my table with less chips than me which led to a lot of pushing, from them, leading in turn to no opportunity for me to push when I needed to. I can't say my cards were any good wither, the only pics I saw was kq in the BB after a raise then a reraise allin, which the original raiser had commited themselves to call by leaving less than half their stack behind, so I folded but on reflection I probably would have been better calling for the size of the pot, the fact my BB was in, and I only had about another 12 BB. As it turned out I would have hit 2 pr and won the pot, beating JJ and AJ.

Ah well, I guess I'll know better next time. Played like a fish in the cash games as well, so really not a great weekend financially for me. We did get £500 each from the team event though: on the first day we were leading the points with the Castle team, Doublebubble Rick, Ky and Thumper, all of whom we know so we decided instead of a grand each, we;d split between the two teams. As it turned out, our team came second so definietly a wise decision!

Had a nice compliment on AWOP, The Chaser commented I had played well on the first day - it's nice to see someone whose game you respect saying that on a forum for everyone else to see - I'm just glad he didn't comment on the second day...

On a non-poker topic, we may be buying the lease on the pub ourselves. The opportunity came up a while ago, but in this day and age we needed to know it was a viable proposition, which we do think it is after 3 months running it. So, cross your fingers, we're moving into further discussions this week and will know more shortly.

4 comments:

  1. oh well. You just didn't get the breaks when you needed them. WP for getting to day 2.

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  2. Definitely a good fold with the KQ and there is nothing you can learn from that other than the fact you made the right decision.

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  3. You always make me laugh out loud when I read your blog - unlike some others that take themselves a bit too seriously some of the time!

    It was fun playing with you in Liverpool, see you soon...

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  4. Tx guys, hi to you Lynne, good 2 c u too - i'll catch you at the BLPT tour - I'll be hailing a taxi as you wander over to the final table!!

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