Archive for May 27th, 2015

Losing with queens and to queens; with sixes and with kings — more free poker tales from the bad beat bureau

May 27, 2015

By Matthew E. Milliken
May 27, 2015

It’s the weekend. A two-table tournament has shrunk down to one table. I’m short stack.

The blinds are approaching. I’m first to act. I peek at my hand: Two queens. I push all in.

Everyone folds to the big blind. His name is Mateo; he needs to pay just a small amount in order to call my all-in shove. He debates. He does it.

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