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A woman's view of the male dominated poker world

Friday, November 23, 2007

Belated update

Been a quiet month really. In profit but only by about £1k. Managed a few decent FT's, fifth in the 13k and a fourth in the 20k.

Monday night I played a rakeaddicts freeroll final. This is a league from the monthly freerolls. The top ten played an stt with 1st prize being an $11k Bahamas package and 2nd $500. I managed to squeeze into the final. Felt that I played well and got to the heads up with about equal chips. Then it all went wrong, my opponent called my ace high bluff with bottom pair for a huge pot. Then I got dealt JT. He raised and I called, flop came J9Q, with middle pair and a straight draw the chips went in. He had 99, I missed and finished second. Never mind, $500 for nothing is great and the rakeaddicts deal is a great one.

Off to London tomorrow, meeting up with Prettyace and going to play the freezeout at The Empire casino, Sunday will be a day in London and then Monday we fly out to St. Kitts. Really looking forward to the break and if I can get a result in the main event it will be the icing on the cake. So, next post shall hopefully be a happy report!

Gl in your gaames,
Mrs D xx

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Another one on the board.

November had started very quietly with a terrible night on Sunday where I was running into nutters left, right and centre.

Last night turned it round though with a win in the 2k gtd. This has always been my favourite mtt due to the fact that I have won it a few times. With only 10 paid I was struggling as we neared the FT but managed to get there 8th in chips and needing a quick double up. Managed that when dealt 55 in the cutoff, pushed and the SB called with AQ. From then on I had a dream run and eventually ended up heads up with about even chips. Managed to chip away at my opponent until I had a three to one chip lead with the blinds at 1200/2400. Got dealt AQ in the BB, he raised to 7200, I pushed and he called with A2, flop brought two queens and it was all over, a nice £600 for my efforts.

Went back to work on Tuesday which I was dreading. Everyone has been very good and I shall be moving to a different job within the company in the next few weeks. I will be working a few late shifts which will give me less time for poker but at least I should stay sane!!!

Gl in your games,
Mrs D xx