This is a follow up to The Royal Flush Phenomenon; all the screengrabs here are Royal Flushes from 2008 dealt on various sites.
Easter Day, 2008: A Royal Flush on CryptoLogic.
I wasnít able to capture the one dealt me on Full Tilt, February 10 (London time), but I did download the hand, which appears after the photos. All but this one are in chronological order. The fact that so many are Omaha is due both to the fact that I was playing a lot of Omaha at the time and also because by its nature, Omaha results in more power hands than any other variation of poker, barring those using wild cards - which I have yet to see played on-line, because they are silly!
April 23, 2008: Yet another Royal Flush, an Omaha cash game as usual. Because players have in effect 9 cards, some very powerful hands come out at Omaha all the time.
May 8, 2008: A Royal Flush in an Omaha cash game on InterPoker.
May 9, 2008: Auntie hits a Royal Flush on William Hill.
May 24, 2008: A Royal Flush in an Omaha Hi-Lo cash game on Betsafe.
July 10, 2008: Auntie his a Royal Flush in a low limit cash game.
July 11, 2008: Auntie his a Royal Flush in a low limit cash game. Two days in a row on the same site!
July 12, 2008: A Royal Flush in a cash game on William Hill.
October 14, 2008: A Royal Flush in a stud hi lo cash game on Full Tilt Poker.
October 14, 2008: A replay of the hand immediately above.
October 22, 2008: A Royal Flush in a cash game on William Hill.
October 27, 2008: A Royal Flush on Mansion Poker. As this was hi-lo, I have a feeling I won only half the pot!
Full Tilt Poker Game #5191645038: Table Vassar (6 max) - $0.25/$0.50 - Pot Limit Omaha H/L - 21:52:26 ET - 2008/02/09 Seat 1: buckeyelaw ($20) Seat 2: ship2shore ($79.40) Seat 3: fnord ($50.25) Seat 4: fossil49 ($8.10) Seat 5: Sydenham ($19.70) Seat 6: donne1 ($42.55) Sydenham posts the small blind of $0.25 donne1 posts the big blind of $0.50 buckeyelaw posts $0.50 The button is in seat #4 *** HOLE CARDS *** Dealt to Sydenham [5c Ts Ad Jd] buckeyelaw checks ship2shore calls $0.50 fnord folds fossil49 calls $0.50 Sydenham calls $0.25 donne1 checks *** FLOP *** [4d Td 3d] Sydenham bets $2.50 donne1 calls $2.50 buckeyelaw folds ship2shore has 15 seconds left to act ship2shore folds fossil49 folds *** TURN *** [4d Td 3d] [Kd] Sydenham bets $7.50 donne1 calls $7.50 *** RIVER *** [4d Td 3d Kd] [Qd] Sydenham bets $9.20, and is all in donne1 calls $9.20 *** SHOW DOWN *** Sydenham shows [5c Ts Ad Jd] a Royal Flush, for high donne1 mucks Sydenham wins the pot ($38.90) with a Royal Flush No low hand qualified *** SUMMARY *** Total pot $40.90 | Rake $2 Board: [4d Td 3d Kd Qd] Seat 1: buckeyelaw folded on the Flop Seat 2: ship2shore folded on the Flop Seat 3: fnord didnít bet (folded) Seat 4: fossil49 (button) folded on the Flop Seat 5: Sydenham (small blind) showed [5c Ts Ad Jd] and won ($38.90) with HI: a Royal Flush Seat 6: donne1 (big blind) mucked [2d 8d 3h Ah] - HI: a flush, King high
[The above was published originally as a blog on September 15, 2012 with the 12 screengrabs here.]
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