Your correspondent recaps a week of poker in Dallas. Along the way, he discusses double-board PLO bomb pots, the perils of facing unknown opponents, and the differences between typical games and games that are streamed.
1:00 The best aspects of Texas poker
2:07 Double-board PLO bomb pots
3:05 Double-board PLO bomb pot hand history
$5000 effective, $15 bomb pot
My hand: 7543xxss
First board: Q98ssx
Second board: 763ssx
Checks to middle position, who bets $60. I call in position. Small blind calls
First turn: 5s (Q98ssx5sss)
Second turn: 2x (763ssx2x)
Check. Middle position bets $180. I call. Small blind calls.
First river: Qx (Q98ssx5sssQx)
Second River: Jx (763ssx2xJx)
Check. Middle position bets $650. I raise pot, which I believe is $2790, like a dum-dum. Small blind folds. Middle position goes all in. I call.
9:36 No-limit hold-em
10:14 AQo (no diamond) in big blind vs. button on K94ddx2x
12:28 77 in small blind vs. big blind on KJ7ssxQxJx
15:20 AKo (no club) in utg1 vs. small blind on 843ccxJcccAcccc
18:17 Why streamed games aren't typical
Jul 06, 2021
Host of Third Man Walking Podcast
Charlie Wilmoth is the creator of the Third Man Walking poker podcast which goes well beyond strategy covering poker culture and lifestyle topics. He's a 5/10+ NL crusher who plays mostly in the Los Angeles area.