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Event #55 World Championship No-limit Texas Hold'em $10,000

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#1 FCP Matt

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 10:33 AM

The teacher and his first pupil start the main event today.Brian AKA Fidpoker will most likely give me updates during his breaks. Daniel will send updates on break as well.Gl guys!!Daniel:1:27 PM - "Just lost a big pot. I raised button with Qd Jd BB called. Flop Kh 8s 9c. Check check. Turn 10 I bet 500 he raises to 1500 I rraise 2500 more he calls. River 4h. He bet 4000 I call. He shows Ah 2h"1:29 PM - "I still have 17500"2:02 PM - "Down to 13000. Had to lay down trips on the river"2:06 PM - "Exactly 13250 end of level 1"4:09 PM - "Flopped a set of 22. Went from 11k to 17k"4:37 PM - "End of level 2. 17250. The guy who beat me with that flush hand is out. He lost with set over set"4:37 PM - "I was a little steamy after that beat but have calmed down since and am back in a groove feeling comfortable"5:00 PM - "Round 3... Ding ding ding! I'm gonna dance with Clubber until about the 6th round then give him a flurry"5:14 PM - "Stupid player just made a ridiculous move against me just now. Down to 6200"5:37 PM - "Nickled and dimed my way back to 10. I'm going to keep climbing slowly" 5:52 PM - "Back to 19! Just won a pot with AQ vs the "book guyls" QJ. He is reading Harrington at the table"5:53 PM - "Eye of the tiger baby, eye of the tiger. These punches don't hurt a bit!"6:37 PM - "17100. 200-400 with no ante is interesting. I'm making it 900 to go rather than 1000"6:43 PM - "up to 27900 now. Busted a guy. He limped 400 with AA. Sb call. I check bb 88. Flop J 8 2. Check he bet 1000 I go 3500 he goes all in."7:01 PM - "26500 dinner break"8:29 PM - ""Hels gettin' tired Mick. Don't worry I know what I'm doin', itl's strategy Mick.""8:39 PM - "Strategy adjustment: antes present, add more limping and see more flops"8:44 PM - "I'm out. Pocket AA against KK. Flop was AK4 two spades. Turn spade river spade. He won with the K spades..."8:44 PM - "Psyche!!!!!!"9:13 PM - "I just played a super intense hand. Utg makes it 1100 guy calls. I call with 44. Button calls. Bb calls. Flop 345 rainbow. All check to me and I check. Button bets 4000. Bb calls utg calls! I had no idea what to do. I studied all the players hard and raised it to 10k. Button folds bb calls utg folds. Turn J. Bb checks and I go in the tank. Eventually I go all in. He folds. 54k now!"9:27 PM - "You ain't so tough. You ain't so bad. Hit me harder!!! Come on harder."9:33 PM - "I've hit about 5 sets today on the flop and just turned onw with JJ"9:45 PM - "Yo Derswick, still convinced that I don't know how to play with donks?"10:09 PM - "End of day 1 goal: 80k-100k"10:29 PM - "Chips haven't moved all level. Still 57k"10:33 PM - "End of level 54850."10:49 PM - "bring on Drago" 11:08 PM - "Moved to a new table. This one, like my last one, is absent of huge stacks. I have over 60k after bluffing my first pot today. I set it up all day."11:16 PM - "This lady just cost me a 60k pot by making a terrible limp reraise with AK. Hearts I had 88 raiser had AA flop 10h 8h 3!"11:17 PM - "She made a really foolish play. She is supposed to call then all 3 of us would have been all in on the flop. Oh well."11:53 PM - "Just played a super scary hand. Raised to 1500 with 3 got 3 callers. Big blind, AA guy bet 3000 on flop Js 4h 3s. I called others folded. Turn 9 he bet 10. I KNOW he isn't bluffing and am worried about 444. I call River 6 he bet 20k! I call he shows J9. Phew. 95k12:09 AM - "Just lost a monster pot. Raised to 1500 with Jh 8h sb called. Flop Qh 9h 5h. He check called 2200. Turn 2. He check called 7000. River 10 he bet 10k I raised him 15 all in... He had Ah 2h. Down to 50k"12:14 AM - "Didn't hurt a bit. I can take tougher punches than that. Eye of the tiger."12:56 AM - "56000. Just called a raise with QQ. Player behind raised 5k more. I called flop K55 I folded. She had AA"12:58 AM - "I trained hard for this event and I'm giving it my all. I keep that up they'll have to hit me 1000 times to get me out"1:43 AM - "Time for Balboa to to throw a flurry of punches non-stop."1:48 AM - "Kid sits at my table. I take one look and say "first guess Sweden". I win"2:05 AM - "No hands to play and I'm looking for any excuse lol"2:28 AM - "Down to 34k. Lost a pot to a guy I was sure was bluffing and he was. Caught a card on the river to beat me."2:43 AM - "Back to 50. Sucked out big time. Ad 9 vs QJ. Flop Q Q 9. I caught diamond diamond"3:05 AM - "Slowest game ever. Guy jut burned up 7 min not knowing it was on him. I called a clock on him and he didn't even know"3:16 AM - "We played about 7 hands this hour. Brutal"3:20 AM - "Its like these people are doing brain surgery"3:24 AM - "Wow wow wow wow. Board is Kd 7d 5d 3s. Guy calls my 2500 turn bet with A 10 no diamond???? He hit an ace on the river."3:26 AM - "Night is over. 43100 and we resume Wednesday."Fidpoker:12:51 PM - "Playing tight.. Won 2 small pots. Razor at my table"2:00 PM - "Lost a few small pots.. Then semi-bluffed a cont. Bet for a good pot and flopped set of 10s but no callers... @ 21K" 2:27 PM - "Break time.. Just saw Sol. B (runner up in protege #1 and final table participant in protege #2), he's at 25K"2:57 PM - "27k now... KhQh in sb.. Flop comes Q hi with 2 hearts... Miss flush but call razor's 3k bet on river.. He mucks"4:44 PM - "29k at second break... Basically staying out of huge pots for now. Just saw Sol's brother Robin... He's over 60k."5:53 PM - "Won good pot with AK...K on flop... Called KJ bet on river... 35k now"6:29 PM - "Won another pot from Phan... Called preflop raise with Ad9d... A on flop. I check raise. He re-raises.. I call. A on turn (I checked dark).. He checks. Check-check on river.. Up to 40k now"7:04 PM - "Just over 35k @ dinner break... Lost 4k chasing flush.. Missed"9:30 PM - "Table broke... No one I recognize now. Pulled off good bluff against old guy (I think he fell asleep just now). Just under 40k"10:08 PM - "Just lost 2 big pots in a row.. Called bet on end where aggressive player had nuts or nothing. Then put guy all in after flop og Q 10 5.. I had AK.. He called with QJ... Overs and draw miss.. Just under 15k now"10:35 PM - "Just 11k now at break.. Missing everything. Comeback time!"10:29 PM - "Back to 21k... hit gutshot with 79 on flop of 38J... Old sleep dude called with just Q high. I fade a 9 and double up. All I wanted to do was steal the blinds, but I won't complain"12:58 AM - "20k at last break.. Just moved to new table.. Mickey Mouse there with a bunch of chips... But I moved to the 2nd table to break... So won't be here long."

#2 gatortom64


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Posted 09 July 2007 - 10:34 AM

GLGLGL!!! One of you TID!!!

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 10:38 AM


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Posted 09 July 2007 - 10:38 AM

Gl guys.....Have fun out there...

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 10:47 AM

Good luck danielLittle Matt looks forward to coming back to watch the final table because you will be there...TID

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 10:49 AM

Can't they just dial you up on their cell phone and give you updates from the table?

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 10:50 AM

The Fiddenator !!Uh, what did we end up calling you ? Good luck guys.
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Posted 09 July 2007 - 10:52 AM

GL Wish I was there.
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Posted 09 July 2007 - 10:55 AM

Ninthed.GLGLGL, see you on Day 3.

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 10:59 AM

View PostCanuckickstan, on Monday, July 9th, 2007, 6:50 PM, said:

The Fiddenator !!Uh, what did we end up calling you ? Good luck guys.

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 11:06 AM

View PostPot Odds RAC, on Monday, July 9th, 2007, 2:49 PM, said:

Can't they just dial you up on their cell phone and give you updates from the table?
Yeah, it's not like they'll rule the hand dead or anything.
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Posted 09 July 2007 - 11:12 AM

Daniel take it down you SICKO!
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Posted 09 July 2007 - 11:15 AM

Try not to die of boredom...GL

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 11:20 AM

GL Guys!!!!!!!!!!! :club: :D :D :D In this Minefield you can need it. :D

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 11:25 AM

GL guys !!!

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 11:27 AM

Hey DN Best of Luck!!!!!I predict you make the final table with above average chips.My money is on you, don't let me down :club:
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Posted 09 July 2007 - 11:28 AM

GM of the Crazy Dicers

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 11:29 AM

I, for one, could not be more happy that gatortom was the first to reply.GL Daniel. TID

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 11:45 AM

Come on D. do it!

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 11:46 AM

View PostSilly_11, on Monday, July 9th, 2007, 11:45 AM, said:

Come on D. do it!
By do it do you mean win the event or give us a darn update???
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