We throw a party for Mike's final episode, tackling a poser on how to handle going card dead. This poser is also featured in Volume 7 of Your Poker Mastermind available at Amazon. At 25:23 the stratchat hand is from an MTT where we wind up getting to the river with J6s. We close out the episode with some audio clips from listeners, wishing Mike all the best for his future endeavours. Bye bye Mike.
Meanwhile the search for the new Mike continues...
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Hand: Online MTT
Pokerstars $20 tournament
Blinds 60-120, 15 ante
Fairly new to the table, table seems to be playing fairly tight and straightforward.
Hero stack 8,331 (69bb). UTG+1 has 3861 (32 bb)
UTG+1 raises to 258 (just over 2xbb), CO calls - stack 6,042 (50bb), Button calls - stack 6283 (51bb)
Hero Big Blind holding J6 diamonds calls (9-1 pot odds)
Flop – 5d,8c,6s
Turn is 2d
Hero bets 606 into 1,212 pot, UTG+1 folds, CO calls and Button folds
River is 7d
Hero checks, Villain bets 1,200, Hero calls
He bets 1,200 into 2,424
Villain wins the pot showing Qd 9d