22 Dec 2009
This Hand Seems Impossible
I was playing 10/20 NL poker at Bellagio waiting for the family for dinner.
Seat 3 UTG raises to $80, Seat 4 reraises to $280, I (seat 2 small blind) see AA, and re-reraise to $1,280.
BB in seat 2 calls all-in for about $1,000, as do the other two.
Four of us then see the flop that is T, J, Q.
I figure I am in 3rd or 4th place. Regardless I move all in for my last $1,400.
Two players who are not all-in fold, and I end up winning. Nobody had 99, TT, JJ, QQ, KK, AA, AK, or any two paint.
Interestingly, if I don’t go all-in, I lose because one player had 88 and a 9 came on the turn.