I felt like a true visionary – I saw the light, I found Jesus. My spectacles were rose tinted and I felt great about my game in the 100k Super High Roller at EPT Monte Carlo.

Shak Attack!

This wasn’t to be my grand prix moment, however, I have not been crowned poker royalty. Time for the bike – I was a victim of a Shak attack. I folded Kings pre-flop – I got Kings three times in a row yesterday! What a game poker is!

How it turned out according to PokerNews

Tony G Folds Kings Preflop, Then Busts

Tony G just went from roughly half a million in chips to out in the span of a few hands. Here’s what went down.

Tony G opened with a raise to 14,000 and Patrik Antonius made the call before Justin Bonomo reraised on the button to 46,000. Tony G fired back a four-bet to 114,000 and Antonius got out of the way. Bonomo moved in for approximately 400,000 and Tony G folded the Description: {K-Diamonds}Description: {K-Hearts}face up.

Shortly after that, Dan Shak raised to 17,000 from the cutoff seat and Tony G reraised to 51,000 from the small blind. Shak moved all in for 336,000 and Tony G called. Tony G held the Description: {A-Hearts}Description: {Q-Spades}and had 326,000 in chips, which meant that Shak had him slightly covered. Shak held the best of it with the Description: {J-Diamonds}Description: {J-Clubs}, but the flip was on.

The flop came down Description: {A-Diamonds}Description: {Q-Hearts}Description: {J-Spades}and both players nailed it. Tony G picked up top two pair, but Shak still held the lead with bottom set.

The turn was the Description: {10-Spades}and an interesting card. It meant that Tony G could now stay alive with a king on the river that would cause a chopped pot. Shak stormed away from the table at this point, unable to watch the river.

The river paired the board, but it was the Description: {10-Diamonds}and locked up the win for Shak. He returned to the table to see what happened and then collected his chips. Tony G was eliminated.

Chip Counts
Dan Shak 680,000 343,000 Description: pos
Justin Bonomo 575,000 259,000 Description: pos
Tony G Busted

 

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