Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Presto is Gold (Part 149)

Is There Anything Presto Can’t Do?

$2/$4NL, 6-handed

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Fuel55: calls $4 from MP with [5s 5c]
Sweet.kr: raises $16 to $20 from the button (23/23/4 villain)
Fuel55: calls $16 (obvious trap call)

*** FLOP *** [2s Th As]
Fuel55: checks
Sweet.kr: bets $36
Fuel55: calls $36 (great flop for Presto – instacall)

*** TURN *** [2s Th As] [6h]
Fuel55: checks (lay a trap)
Sweet.kr: checks (he doesn’t bite)

*** RIVER *** [2s Th As 6h] [3d]
Fuel55: bets $80 (hammer away)
Sweet.kr: folds (easy peasy)
Uncalled bet ($80) returned to Fuel55
Fuel55 collected $115 from pot


Pure gold ...

Presto is Gold (Part 148)

$5/$10NL, 9-handed

Seat 1: bluff4 ($417)
Seat 7: Fuel55 ($1137)

*** HOLE CARDS ***
fr1thken raises to $22 from UTG
bluff4 calls $22 from MP
Fuel55 calls $12 from BB with [5s 5d] (lay the trap)

*** FLOP *** [3h 8s 4h]
Fuel55 checks
fr1thken checks
bluff4 bets $30
Fuel55 calls $30
fr1thken folds


*** TURN *** [3h 8s 4h] [6c]
Fuel55 checks
bluff4 checks (no way he checks an overpair or an 8 here)


*** RIVER *** [3h 8s 4h 6c] [6s]
Fuel55 bets $10 (minbet to induce bluff)
bluff4 has 15 seconds left to act
bluff4 raises to $100 (on queue)
Fuel55 calls $90 (instacall)


*** SHOW DOWN ***
bluff4 shows [Jd Qc] a pair of Sixes
Fuel55 shows [5s 5d] two pair, Sixes and Fives
Fuel55 wins the pot ($328) with two pair, Sixes and Fives


Then an orbit later the doucheball lays a presto bomb on me:

*** HOLE CARDS ***
xAlyssa raises to $30 from UTG+1
action73 calls $30 from UTG+2
Fuel55 reraises to $135 from UTG+3
bluff4 raises to $165, and is all in from CO
xAlyssa folds
action73 folds
Fuel55 calls $30
bluff4 shows [5c 5s] (nice 4-bet with 55 against an EP raiser/caller and reraiser)
Fuel55 shows [Kd Ah]


*** FLOP *** [3d Js 6s]

*** TURN *** [3d Js 6s] [2s]

*** RIVER *** [3d Js 6s 2s] [9h]
bluff4 shows a pair of Fives (pure gold)
Fuel55 shows Ace King high
bluff4 wins the pot ($402) with a pair of Fives