Saturday, December 04, 2010

The Ghost of WPBTs Past

I was reliving some fond memories of my first WPBT in 2005. My write up included this hand:

I pick up A23Q on the button and call $3 into a five way pot. The flop is K53 giving me the nut low draw. I call a $15 bet and three of us see the turn. It’s a 10 and it checks to me. I check and the river brings an 8. I have the nut low. The Mark bets $50. Drizz folds, and without knowing what I’m doing, I say, “pot.” The dealer (very sharp, BTW) says, “that’s $262.” Did anyone see my balls jump up into my throat? Geez, I hope not.

The Mark goes into the tank. I’m praying he has the high when he says, “I’ve got the nut low, I think I need to call.” Shit. All I have at this point is A-high. Even a pair of 2’s and I get ¼ of the pot. I just keep smiling. Finally, he calls and turns over…

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I also found this great pic - still one of my favorites:



I can't wait for the stories and memories that will be created in a few days.

Oh, can go check out The Wife. I think she's also excited.

3 comments:

Josie said...

I'm excited too! I just read your 2005 post and I CAN'T WAIT.

The Sister of DrChako and Mrs. Chako said...

Dude, are you stalking Wil Wheaton?

Drizztdj said...

I folded a PLO8 hand with The Mark involved? Must have been sober.