Week Ten/Eleven - November
6-7 & 13-14
(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 10: Players from
tournaments past are playing here with some newbies as
Joining Chad Brown this week is the 2004 WSOP Player of
the Year, David Negranu (BTW, during the taping between
breaks, he was eating lunch made by his mom. That is his
Players: Howard Andrew/Tony Kassab/Paul Carroll/Joe Toth/Kal
Styles/Chad Layne/Max Pescatori
Trip to the Bahamas on the line for the winner.
Hand 1: Kal goes all in with 7-7, Max goes all in with
A-K, A-2-A on the flop, 5 on the turn and a Q on the
river sends Kal out in style. (That's what Negranu said)
Hand 2: Tony raises to $800 with 6-7 Diamonds, Paul
raises to $1,800 with A-Q, Tony calls. Q-5-5 on the
flop, 9 on the turn, 3 on the river, Tony bets $1,600,
Paul calls and wins the pot.
Hand 3: Joe bets $3,000 with A-10, Chad goes all in with
A-K Suited, Joe calls. Q-4-7 on the flop, 8 on the turn
and a A on the river lets Chad double up. (Not Chad
Hand 4: Chad bets $2,400 with A-Q, Howard goes all in
with A-J, Tony calls with 10-K and Chad folded. 9-8-J on
the flop, 3 on the turn, 3 On the river and Howard
Hand 5: Paul raises to $2,500 with A-5 suited, Tony
calls with A-5 suited, 2-K-6 on the flop, 9 on the turn,
3 on the river and we have a split pot.
Hand 6: Howard is all win with A-Q, Chad calls with A-3.
2-6-7 on the flop. K on the turn and an A on the river
and Howard more than doubles up.
Hand 7: Howard goes all in with Q-Q, Paul Calls with
4-4, Max calls with J-A, Chad calls with 8-5. With a
3-7-6 on the flop and an 8 on the turn, Chad bets $4,000
forcing Paul and Max to fold. A 3 comes on the river and
Howard Quadruples up.
Hand 8: Max raises to $3,100 with A-Q, Howard goes all
in with A-J, Max calls. 7-8-Q on the flop to Howard's
Dismay. Then comes a 9 on the turn, and a 9 on the river
and Howard goes out.
Hand 9: Tony bets $3,200 with J-J, Paul goes all in with
10-10, Tony calls. 9-Q-4 on the flop, 2 on the turn and
a 9 on the river and Paul is OUT.
Hand 10: Tony raises to $3,000 with 7-A, Joe goes all in
with 5-J, Tony calls. 9-10-4 on the flop, 5 on the turn
and a 2 on the river and Joe doubles Up.
Hand 11: Joes goes all in with A-3 suited, Max goes all
in with Q-Q. With a 2-K-A on the flop, 7 on the turn and
4 on the river, knocks out Max. Don't worry, he won't
receive Hate Mail.
Hand 12: Chad raises to $2,400 with K-9, Tony reraises
to $6,000 with A-K with Chad calling. 4-K-7 on the flop
garners a $6,000 bet for Tony, Chad moves all in with
Tony calling. A Q on the flop and a J on the river sends
HEADS UP: TONY KASSAB VS. JOE TOTH
Hand 13: Joe calls with 3-6, Tony raises to $2,500 with
A-8, Joe calls. A 3-10-9 on the flop, Tony bets $3,000
with Joe calling. 7 on the turn and a K on the river,
Tony Bets $4,000 and Joe calls to win the pot.
Hand 14: Joe calls with 5-10, Tony bets $3,000 with J-J,
Joe calls. 3-5-10 on the flop, Tony bets $6,000. Joe
goes all in, Tony calls. 9 on the turn and a 10 on the
river and Joe doubles up.
Hand 15: Joe bets $3,600 with a J-3, Tony goes all in
with 8-8 (also known as Snowmen), Joe calls. the flop
shows 9-K-2, A on the flop and a 2 on the river and Tony
Hand 16: Tony Calls with A-8, Joe goes all in with K-Q,
Tony is now all in. 7-J-3 on the flop, 9 on the turn and
a miracle Q on the river makes Joe Toth the Winner.
Joe joins the rest of the winners in the semis With a
Trip to the Bahamas and a DVD Player.
Week 11 gives us maybe the worst idea so Far for any TV
competition show. They recap the Last 10 shows, but they
also do a Tournament. Most of the show is dedicated to
the recapping of the last 10 weeks and the Winners. Most
of the play was edited out from the tourney going on.
All I can tell you is that some guy named Michael is the
winner, he gets the trip to the Bahamas and a DVD
Recorder. Basically I am disgusted that they pulled a
stunt like this. If you are going to do a recap, Wait
until 13 weeks are done, then recap. Also, Make sure
that there is no Tournament going on that day. Or better
yet, since I know that these are taped in advance, Just
insert the recap show and then next week continue with
Well they had to do something bad sometime or later.
Anyways, For Chad, Daniel, and Brandi Williams, I'm
Robert W. Seidelman saying, Well I don't know what to