I exchanged $80 with Morning Thunder -- he wanted Full Tilt gelt and I wanted to try Cake Poker. I got set up with rake back through Ken Provo, then played some during the past week, mostly low stakes as I
Today, I saw a $20+2 buy-in tournament that had a $2000 guaranteed prize pool. It was eight minutes before game time and only 30 runners. They would need 100 entrants to break even, so with an overlay like that, I couldn't resist. Others must have seen it as well. After the late registration there were 98 players - so much for the overlay.
I was in bad shape about half way through, but picked up ♠Q ♦Q and raised 3X the BB -- two called. The flop was ♠7 ♥7 ♣7 (ning, ning, N-I-N-G), and I moved in. Both called! My hand held and I was back in business.
Above is the final hand. I had ♥K ♦Q and villain had ♠A ♦7, and we were all in preflop. The villain was a slight favorite, but it was an excellent chance for me to double up and cripple him. Didn't happen, but that's poker.