Enter The Donkey

Enter The Donkey

'A fall from the fifth floor hurts as much as a fall from the hundredth. If I have to fall, may it be from a high place.'

Round 12 – playing 1200-2400 with 400 antes. So 7200 in the pot before cards when the table is full. We have 7 players at the moment. Table fills while we fold away. S9- s6 raises to 5500 and we call from the B.B. with JKc. Flop comes 78J with 2 diamonds and we check. […]

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Day 3, the Donkey cometh. 2,997 players remain. 1182 get in the money. While the average stack is 131,365, so tournament-wide we are in a good place with 291,500, we are at an abnormal table. Only one huge stack here (just above 350), but glancing around 4 others have over 200. So we are in […]

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Let Round 10 begin. Final 2 hours of day 2. Playing 800-1600 with 200 antes, so 4200 in the pot before cards. Kind of annoyed about calling with the A3h. Feel like that was an unnecessary 5000 expense. Not the worst played hand so far, but I believe #3 on my list of mistakes. Okay, […]

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Playing 600-1200 with 200 antes so 3600 in the pot before cards (seat 3 is empty). First hand s6- s9 raises to 2600 and we re-raise to 7600 from the sb with AK. S9 calls and the flop comes 236. Not what we were looking for but probably didn’t hit him. We bet 7400 and […]

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Entering round 8 with 57,900 playing 500-1000 with 100 antes. So 2400 in the pot pre cards. The only small stack at the table is seat 6. There are 4 players at about 100 (4678), 3 about where we are (129) and one with about 28 (5). Cards up. First hand s2- everyone folds to […]

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Round 7 – playing 400-800 with 100 antes. Pot is 2100 before cards. On the last hand, while we were walking to the bathroom and thumb typing the last report, s7 got knocked out playing AQ against s4 QQ. Now playing 8-handed for a bit (so 2000 in the pot pre flop). Seat 6 is […]

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7,874 players started over the past 3 days. After 10 hours of play, not sure how many are left. Today the players from start day 1 and start day 2 play together. Tomorrow the start day 3 people play. Then the survivors of the three start days play together on Saturday. More on that later. […]

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Now playing 250-500 with 75 antes. So 1425 before cards fall. S5- we raise to 1600 with 8Jh and everyone folds. It’s an easy game. S7- we raise to 1600 with TQd and everyone folds again. They got the memo! S8- s3 min raises to 1000 and gets calls from s6 and 8. We call […]

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4 hours in. 31,300 chips in front of the fire-hooves. Muzzle forward. Game on. Round 3 is 150-300 with 25 antes and 9 players. So 675 in the pot before cards are dealt. We fold and fold and fold. S4- s8 raises to 700 and we have QQ. Let’s see if this goes better this […]

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