Mansion 100k

I've been reading of Mansion Poker's One Hundred Thousand Dollar Guaranteed Tournament (seems much more impressive when written out in full, don't you think?), so I signed up yesterday and played around a bit, getting used to the interface.

Today I won a satellite for a seat at the 100k (see? not as impressive), so in mere moments I'll be trying to donk my way to some cash. And because I am a glutton for public ridicule (and because the interface on mansion is so damn slow), I'm going to live blog it.

----------------------

9:59 - Seated and who's at my table but Cracknaces.
Katitude: heya Cracknaces
CRACKNACES: geesh, you even play this now :)
Katitude: *grins....if you blog it, they will come
10:00 - Off to a rousing start - pocket fours. The flop does not favour them, so away they go.

10:12 - note to self: PAY ATTENTION TO POSITION. Idiot. 400-ish gone.

10:15 - Cracknaces is out.

10:20 - Goddammit! even over my cabled desktop I'm getting dropped from this site! (Deep breath, do not go into technology tilt)

10:25 - I do not share well. I think I failed it in kindergarten. Split pots irritate me. Board is J88JA, Dimay and I both bet like wild, and yes, both have J's in our hand. But since I'm trying for more of a glass-half-full philosophy in 2007, it's better than losing the chips.

10:40 - proving once more the Lord looks after fools and drunks as my dad would say. JK clubs, bet then call a raise. The HU flops is 6d, Js, 5d. I check-raise and am all in, thinking even as I'm doing it that this is probably a game-limiting move, he's too aggressive for a flush draw, must have high PP. Sure enough, he flips over QQ, but even as as I'm muttering "oh, shit", a J hits on the turn. WHEEEEEEEEEEEE, I'm now 88 / 458.

11:00 - first break. Smokkee's out, but TripJax is still in.

11:15 - have slipped a bit, and am now at 3195. I'm below the average of 4000+, but my M is still good at 14. While I'm not stressing, I'm certainly looking for an opportunity.That is if these push monkey freaks will let me take advantage of said opportunity.

11:22 - I see TripJax has doubled up - yay! I wish I had better abilities to multitask and watch his table, but frankly, I have enough troubles just focussing on mine right about now.

11:30 - out in 289th. The same cards that made my two pair also made somebody else's straight. Sigh.

But I did identify a hole or two - overthought some things and played a bit too passively once the blinds went up after the break (sound familiar?). Also, I let things distract me at critical moments, instead of just saying LATER dammit. Trust me, I'll say that next time.

4 Responses to “Mansion 100k”

  1. # Blogger RoccoBoxer

    Been a while, hope you are doing well.

    Good post about the yoga - hillarious, will have my wife read it.

    Take care...  

  2. # Blogger Astin

    Welcome to Mansion :).

    I've played twice, 195th and 429th I think (the less said about the latter, the better). Maybe we'll run into each other at the tables.  

  3. # Blogger CarmenSinCity

    Congratulations on getting third last night in the mookie! You rock girl.  

  4. # Blogger mookie99

    Congrats on the nice run last night and 3rd place.

    Looking forward to the live blogging from you and Joanne next week.  

Post a Comment

    Katitude



    My Photo    A Kat,
       her attitude, & her
       (mis)adventures
       in poker and life.

    View my complete profile

Links

    Click here for missives from the blogger pantheon.

Pimpage



Find the US friendly poker rooms or the new PokerStars marketing code. Read the new Bodog poker review or find some new Carbon Poker bonus info. Online Poker Room Reviews.


Looking for UK online casino websites? OPA is your destination. OPA is especially great for online baccarat aficionados who wish to learn how to play Baccarat and any other online casino games.

Who will go for Geld gewinnen with the poker bot and get the online casino bonus?
Go here for online Poker with the best poker bot


Play Poker Online
Online Poker at Full Tilt Poker
Play poker at the fastest growing online poker room




? Lernen Sie alles ├╝ber Pokern. Spielen Sie auf Everest Poker und auf Full Tilt Poker. Hier gibt es die besten Poker Bonus Codes. ?

Earn more money on online poker through rakeback. Get the best rakeback deals through Rakeback Lovers. Meet new friends in our poker community and earn money!



Want to advertise? Email me.



XML

Powered by Blogger

Blog Directory - Blogged


© 2007 Katitude
No part of the content or the blog may be reproduced without prior written permission.

website stats