Week Nine - October 30-31
(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
Week 9 sees something a
little different. 6 players today because of a double
elimination by Tony Tuscano during the final hand of the
prelims. Don't worry this isn't a recap for the World
Joining Chad brown this week is Renee Wexler, former
airline stewardess, and dealer, now plays
Players in this group of 6 will be: Todd Alejuando
Brunson (no relation to Doyle Brunson I think.)/David
Blastic/Gerry Gerhard (From Spokane, WA, near me.)/Kenna
James/Amir Vahedi (2003 WSOP Final Table player, got
kicked out by 2nd place finisher, Samuel Farha)/Tony
Hand 1: Kenna bets $2,400 with a 8-K suited, David goes
all in with 7-7 with Kenna calling. A-Q-9 on the flop ,
2 on the turn and a 6 on the river sees David doubling
Hand 2: Kenna goes all
in with A-9, Amir goes all in as well with A-8. With a
J-Q-8 on the flop, 9 on the turn and a 10 on the river,
Kenna doubles up.
Hand 3: Anthony bets
$4,000 with K-J, Amir goes all in with 8-A, Anthony
calls. With a 2-J-2 on the flop, 3 on the turn and a 9
on the river, Amir is out of here.
Hand 4: Gerry goes all
in with Q-J, Kenna goes all in with A-J. 7-Q-3 on the
flop, K on the turn and a 2 on the river makes Gerry
Hand 5: Tony has Q-Q and calls. So does Todd with 10-Q,
David with the K-7, When the 3-9-10 on the flop, Todd
goes all in, David folds but Tony calls when a K on the
turn and a 7 on the river, David is kicking himself,
Tony wins and Todd goes home.
Hand 6: David bets $3,000 with J-J, Gerry goes all in
with A-7, David calls. a 9-5-2 on the flop, 4 on the
turn, all hearts nets David a Flush and Gerry goes back
within 100 miles of me.
Hand 7: Anthony calls with 5-4, Kenna bets $2,000 with
K-K, Tony calls. with a 4-9-9 on the flop, Kenna goes
all in, Tony calls, With a 9 on the flop and a K on the
river, Kenna doubles up thanks to Kings over 9's.
Hand 8: Kenna bets $5,000 with 9-9, David goes all in
with A-Q, Kenna goes all in. With a 7-3-2 on the flop, 9
on the turn and Kenna doubles up.
Hand 9: David goes all in with 10-10, Tony calls with
A-K (Big Slick). With a K-Q-8 on the flop, 3 on the
turn, 2 on the river Tony wins and sends David home.
HEADS-up: TONY TUSCANO VS. KENNA JAMES
Hand 10: Kenna calls with J-6, Tony checks with J-5. And
Kenna starts to tell a story about Rocky III when a
K-9-8 on the flop making Tony fold.
Hand 11; Anthony Raises to $4,800 with 10-7, and Kenna
calls with K-K. A 4-3-7 on the flop, 4 on the turn and a
9 on the river, Kenna bets $10,000 and Tony folds.
Hand 12: Tony calls with J-Q, Kenna raises to $7,600
with 8-8. Tony goes all in with a J-2-4 on the flop and
Kenna quickly folds.
Hand 13: Anthony calls with an 8-3, Kenna checks with a
7-10. Unfortunately there was a lapse in the play when a
breaking news announcement happened. All I know is that
Kenna took the pot.
Hand 14: Kenna raises to $4,800 with A-7, Tony goes all
in with 5-5. Kenna folds.
Hand 15: Anthony raises to $4,800 with 7-5, Kenna calls
with K-Q. Now somehow a 4-6-8 on the flop happens with
Tony going all in. Kenna jokes about how Chad is going
to chastises him about folding, but it was the right
thing to do. And Kenna folds.
Hand 16: Kenna Raises to $3,800 with 4-K, Tony calls
with 7-8 suited. A 7-3-Q on the flop, K on the turn
Kenna bets $8,000 with Tony calling. A 4 on the river
making Anthony going all in, Kenna folds and gets the
win. Leaving Tony crippled with $2,700 in chips.
Hand 17: Tony goes all in with 10-Q, Kenna calls with
10-A, a 7-7-2 on the flop, 6 on the turn and a 8 on the
river makes Kenna the big winner.
Kenna not only wins the trip to the Bahamas, but a
lovely trip to the semis and a digital camera. (where
are those famous Sylvania bulbs "blue dots for sure
shots". God I need to cut back on the black and white
That does it for this week. For Chad Brown, Renee
Wexler, Brandi Williams, I'm Robert W. Seidelman. Good
Night and Good Hand.