Week Five - October 2-3
(C-Note: After four weeks of... well, dead air, we
finally have a correspondent for this syndicated poker
series. As always, what follows are
Obviously, since it's only an hour show, most hands are
not televised so you're going to see a lot of jumping of
the dealer button. For more information on this and
other poker precepts, visit Chris Wolvie's
Poker Primer. In the meantime, here's
Game#5 of the
Preliminary segment of the tournament. Not only are some
young new players in here, but some poker legends join
in on the fun.
Players: Ken James/Thor Hansen/Robert Tolliver/Mel
Judah/2000 WSOP winner Chris "Jesus" Ferguson/Chris
Hinchcliffe/Dan Alspach (Chip leader)
Take Note that the show doesn't give the chip count
after commercial break.
Here is the end results of each hand. Next Saturday will
take more detailed recaps.
Hand 1: Chris Hinchcliffe moves all in, Dan calls and
knocks out Chris with with a Club Flush.
Hand 2: Chris Ferguson calls an all in by Thor, gets
sucked out on the flop and doesn't come back. Thor
Hand 3: Dan once again gets the best of Jesus and takes
a $4,550 pot.
Hand 4: Chris Ferguson
goes all in, makes everyone fold, takes back a $4,550
pot that he lost.
Hand 5: Dan goes on the warpath knocking out Thor and
taking a $37,000 pot.
Hand 6: Ken gets 2 pair on the flop, betting Dan into
folding. Takes a $5,150 pot.
Hand 7: Ken goes all in on the river, Dan folds and Ken
wins a $18,300 pot.
Hand 8: Robert moves all in on the flop, makes Jesus and
Dan fold, takes a $7,000 pot.
Hand 9: Mel goes all in on the flop and Chris lays down
giving Mel a $3,700 pot.
Hand 10: Mel tries the all in again, but Chris calls it
and hands Mel a defeat.
Hand 11: Dan goes all in, Robert folds and giving Dan a
Hand 12: Chris bets big, Dan Calls, Hits Broadway
Straight (10-J-Q-K-A Not Suited) Takes a $35,400 pot.
Hand 13: Robert Goes all in, Ken folds, hands a $9,400
Hand 14: Robert tries the all in again, but like Mel, he
goes down by Ken getting revenge.
Hand 15: Chris Ferguson folds the Best hand and hands
ken a $3,400 on a Silver Platter.
Hand 16: Dan Goes all-in over the top and Ferguson
calls, and like Ferguson on Clarissa Explains it All,
ends up a big loser. Dan Seizes Chris's stack and now
it's head to head with Dan Alspach v. Ken James.
Hand 17: Ken bets big and takes the chip lead with
Hand 18: Dan goes all in and Ken calls, making the best
hand with a flush, knocking Dan out, Giving Ken the win.
Ken not only takes home the money that goes with this
round (not known) But also a Berth in the semifinals, a
Digital camera to take along with him on a Caribbean
Cruise from Costa Cruises.
They really do need to show chip counts.