1. #1
    sinmiedo
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    Poker is fun

    This was funny ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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    I think it's kind of funny too.

    I don't really empathize with poker players that get hot under the collar by a slow roll.

    If someone wants to act like a bit of a asshole, thats up to them.


    But agree with the Poker Is Fun sentiment! It really is, live.

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    Actually Sin... got story for you about quads.

    Just to show what a newbie I still am really.

    Played an $1100 deepstack last Sunday as you know.

    Maybe 3rd hand of the tourney I flopped a set and then came up with quad 10s on the turn. Guy to my left in the SB had flopped a full house, (Qs over Ts) and was the only other person in hand. We had both checked flop and turn. (as I had not engaged my brain obviously)

    I wasn't thinking straight and was kind of certain he had nothing (as he was about me as it turned out) and had been joking around and friendly with him before that... and for some reason just was so certain he had nothing I never gave any other option a moments thought.

    Anyway he bet $400 on the river and I just called and showed my quads.

    Table went into uproar about me soft playing "my friend".

    I knew about the rule of having to bet the nuts if last to act... but like I said was just not thinking straight. So it really did look like a definite soft play to the table.

    I think they forgave me eventually and thought I was just a silly a fish. Until I took most of them out.

    I am still embarrassed even typing how I played that hand actually. Was a good lesson to have my mind in gear from hand one after I sit down in future though I guess.

    Probably could have doubled up right there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Optional View Post
    Actually Sin... got story for you about quads.

    Just to show what a newbie I still am really.

    Played an $1100 deepstack last Sunday as you know.

    Maybe 3rd hand of the tourney I flopped a set and then came up with quad 10s on the turn. Guy to my left in the SB had flopped a full house, (Qs over Ts) and was the only other person in hand. We had both checked flop and turn. (as I had not engaged my brain obviously)

    I wasn't thinking straight and was kind of certain he had nothing (as he was about me as it turned out) and had been joking around and friendly with him before that... and for some reason just was so certain he had nothing I never gave any other option a moments thought.

    Anyway he bet $400 on the river and I just called and showed my quads.

    Table went into uproar about me soft playing "my friend".

    I knew about the rule of having to bet the nuts if last to act... but like I said was just not thinking straight. So it really did look like a definite soft play to the table.

    I think they forgave me eventually and thought I was just a silly a fish. Until I took most of them out.

    I am still embarrassed even typing how I played that hand actually. Was a good lesson to have my mind in gear from hand one after I sit down in future though I guess.

    Probably could have doubled up right there.
    I think everybody who has ran into this after playing enough hands. Sometimes you get hyperfocused on the hand and/or not see the proper nuts, therefore no big deal. That said if you knew the person and were soft-playing the player, it is very understandable for the table to get upset and likely a tourney penalty.

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    I immediately said that I knew the rule and offered to take the orbit penalty.

    I was more embarrassed than anything.

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    Just realized I said guy to my left above too. It was the guy on my right. In SB when I was in BB.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Optional View Post
    I immediately said that I knew the rule and offered to take the orbit penalty.

    I was more embarrassed than anything.
    Totally understand. I have done that myself and yes I was very embarrassed!
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    dont feel bad opti, it happens...

    https://youtu.be/UiH1mAFXMjQ

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    The talking before the hand is annoying but fine I guess but cmon man just turn the fukin cards over. Wasting minutes in a timed rake 5-10 game like a douche. If they had any balls the table would make him pay the floorman when he comes for the next half hour.
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    Varies by person, but I found this funny, and probably would have found it funny even on the losing end. Guy put a lot of work into maximizing the entertainment value of the situation, I can appreciate that.

    If the atmosphere is different and people are getting upset about the loss, or the wasted time matters to them, it's a different story....but doesn't seem to be the case here.

    Quote Originally Posted by Optional View Post
    Actually Sin... got story for you about quads.

    Just to show what a newbie I still am really.

    Played an $1100 deepstack last Sunday as you know.

    Maybe 3rd hand of the tourney I flopped a set and then came up with quad 10s on the turn. Guy to my left in the SB had flopped a full house, (Qs over Ts) and was the only other person in hand. We had both checked flop and turn. (as I had not engaged my brain obviously)

    I wasn't thinking straight and was kind of certain he had nothing (as he was about me as it turned out) and had been joking around and friendly with him before that... and for some reason just was so certain he had nothing I never gave any other option a moments thought.

    Anyway he bet $400 on the river and I just called and showed my quads.

    Table went into uproar about me soft playing "my friend".

    I knew about the rule of having to bet the nuts if last to act... but like I said was just not thinking straight. So it really did look like a definite soft play to the table.

    I think they forgave me eventually and thought I was just a silly a fish. Until I took most of them out.

    I am still embarrassed even typing how I played that hand actually. Was a good lesson to have my mind in gear from hand one after I sit down in future though I guess.

    Probably could have doubled up right there.
    I let a relatively new guy to the table off the hook a few months ago. Didn't yet know he was not only a maniac but a heavy whiner; at the time, the only interaction we'd had was over preferred pickle brands Had AA and was letting him bet it for me even though I was OOP; on potentially scary river, he brings forward the $100 max bet (dumb spread games ) and I call before he counts it out...at which point he pulls back all but a minimum bet claiming he only meant to bet that. Dealer and table was trying to make him bet the max but I said I didn't care. After I found out what a douche he was, I wish I had that decision back
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    Quote Originally Posted by sinmiedo View Post
    This was funny ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

    Kassouf cracked my top 10 favorite player rankings, after his 2016 WSOP antics. But with the addition of this slow roll video, he's in my top spot.

    Poker is fun,
    For everyone,
    Except Waves opponents,
    They shoulda practiced avoidance.

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    That was the longest slow roll I've seen. Probably way too long.

    But I agree... I think the slow roll is a part of the game... I don't understand why people get pissed off by it?

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    The slowroll was funny at first but it got to a point that it dragged on. Like when he asked him to show his cards 93x.

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    Floor should kill his hand.

    All the cards are out, the betting is complete, its pretty obvious what he has; so he either wants to show it and take the money or wants to be an unfunny stand up comedian.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Optional View Post
    I immediately said that I knew the rule and offered to take the orbit penalty.

    I was more embarrassed than anything.

    fuk takin' an orbit penalty.... tell em to eat kangaroo shit

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