This was a $5 + 50c tournament played on PokerStars last night. I was surprised there were only 11 runners, and I wouldnít have played if I hadnít thought late registration would result in 5 or at least 4 places paid. Iím glad I did though, because after a none too great start the cards all but played themselves. Probably I also had more luck than I deserved; heads up I was massive chip leader, and had a bit of luck there too.
The screengrabs below are all from the tournament and are in chronological order.
A hand from a tournament played October 17, 2012: Top straight first five.
A hand from a tournament played October 17, 2012: Aces full beats a flush; the guy who lost this hand is a class player, he made a very good fold at one point.
A hand from a tournament played October 17, 2012: The guy with back to back kings overplayed his hand.
A hand from a tournament played October 17, 2012: I was a bit late pressing the PrtSc button but you get the point.
A tournament played October 17, 2012: Winning the final hand with a full house.
October 17, 2012: Congratulations, you have won the tournament.
[The above blog was published originally October 18, 2012 with the 6 screengrabs here. If youíre wondering why every single one is captioned with the date, that is because on Digital Journal photographs can be imported into other articles. But not if they have been deleted - thanks for nothing, David Silverberg].
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