Week Five - October 2-3
(C-Note: 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
Joining Chad Brown at
the booth is Mike "the Mouth" Matesau (Oy!) who was
wearing something form the Tony Slattery Whose Line
wardrobe (Double oy!). Mike is a former dealer and 2002
Omaha Champion at the WSOP.
This time on the show we have a lady playing the great
game of Hold'em with a Trip to Mexico City on the line
along with the cash.
Players: Jimmy Ngua Tian/Rick Russal/Gary Beck/Chad
Layne/Eric Nickelson/Kathy Liebert/Don Barton (chip
Once again, no chip counts are given so I can keep count
throughout the show. BTW, the show doesn't give chip
counts. Makes me yearn for Celebrity Poker Showdown
Hand 1: Gary Goes all in, Kathy calls and wins with a
pair of Aces and sends Gary Packing in 7th Place.
Hand 2: Jimmy goes all
in, Chad Calls and wins the hand with a set of 9's
(Three of a kind) and cripples Jimmy.
Hand 3: Jimmy goes all
in, Eric calls and Tran Doubles up to $4,800.
Hand 4: Jimmy goes all
in again. Eric Calls Again. But this time, Eric gets
revenge and knocks out Jimmy in 6th Place.
Hand 5: Rick bets $3,000
before the Flop, Kathy Calls and bets $4,300 after the
flop, Rick goes all in with a superior hand and Doubles
Hand 6: Kathy bets
$3,000 and Chad and Don Call. After the flop, Kathy
makes a $10,000 bet to chase the guys away.
Hand 7: Kathy bets
$5,000, Rick Raises to $10,000, Kathy Calls. Rick goes
all in, Kathy calls and knocks out Rick in 5th place.
Hand 8: Eric bets $4,500
and Don calls and wins a $11,000 pot.
Hand 9: Kathy bets
$4,000, Eric goes all in and chases away Kathy.
Hand 10: Kathy bets
$4,600 don calls and hits Kings on the flop. Raises
$10,000 and Kathy Folds.
Hand 11: Chad makes a
$4,300 and Eric goes all in and Chad folds.
Hand 12: Chad bets
$4,300, Don calls. Chad hits a set of 9's, then Don made
his Gut shot Straight (Getting a card that fits in
between to make a straight). Chad goes all in and Don
rightfully knocks him out.
Hand 13: Kathy calls
minimum bet, Kathy bets $4,000 after the flop, Dan
Raises to $8,000, Kathy calls and hits an 8-high
straight, Don gets a Dummy Straight. Kathy makes a
$8,000 bet, Don calls. but Kathy wins a Monster $35,000
Hand 14: Eric goes all
in, Kathy calls and hits 8's on the flop and knocks out
Eric to go for a Heads up game between Kathy and Don.
Hand 15: Kathy bets
$5,800, Don Raises to $20,000 and Kathy rightfully folds
Hand 16: Don bets
$4,000, Kathy calls. Don bets $6,000 on the Flop, Kathy
calls. Kathy bets $8,000 on the Turn and Don folds.
Hand 17: Kathy calls
minimum bet and flops 2 pair. Don goes for $20,000 when
he hits a higher 2 Pair, Kathy goes all in and Don
Calls. She hits a Full House 7's full of queens to win
Not only does she win
the cash, but a nice trip to Mexico City and to record
her winning performance, a DVD recorder from Panasonic
(just slightly ahead of our time).
Game 7 comes next week. Join me here with Chad (wishes
he would dress up in his Caesars Challenge garb for a
tourney) Brown and Brandi Williams for the Ultimate