Thursday, April 5, 2012

A bird in the hand


Above: Bluesville is the part of the Horseshoe Casino Tunica that hosts concerts. Boston and Charley Pride are coming according to the marquee.

I played in the Wednesday night tournament at the Horseshoe. There were 41 players who plunked down $110 to enter with five to get paid.

When there were seven players left, somebody suggested a chop. One person adamantly said no. Who do you think was the next person eliminated? She made a big raise. The big stack called her. The flop was 9-7-x and she moved all in, and big stack called. She turned over K 7 and big stack showed her A 9. The board bricked and she was gone. What was that all about?

Now somebody again suggested a chop. We gave big stack an extra $270 and divided the rest. Easy money.

Photo taken with my P&S.

10 comments:

  1. Can't beat easy money! Your p&s sure works good! Nice photo!

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  2. Ethnic humor?

    Chop Chop

    Hey, give me credit. I avoided the One Hung Lo joke. At least up to now.

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  3. OK, maybe noooooow take a break. ;-)

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  4. Thanks, Dave, for your kind comment. And we wish you a very happy holiday weekend, also!

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  5. Isn't it pretty much a given that the person who refuses to chop busts out early? Same thing with Veronica in my latest post. She wanted to split it 4 ways, but the guy who refused ended up being busted out by her in 3rd for for less $ than if he agreed to the chop. She ended up taking first all by herself.

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  6. Refusing the chop always seems to upset the poker gods.

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  7. Thank you for your nice comments. Hope you had a wonderful Easter day, also. We don't really celebrate Easter, but we had a nice time and the weather was great (for golf and running) - bright and sunny with temps in the high 60s!

    Have a great week!

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  8. Cats are gods. You've got to respond to their demands. Or else.

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  9. Just received my check for $500.

    Sometimes people don't believe me when I tell them about how much you can earn filling out paid surveys online...

    So I took a video of myself actually getting paid $500 for paid surveys to finally set the record straight.

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