Saturday, August 28, 2010

Marcus Maestra doubles up with kings vs. queens

Marcus Maestra's opponent moved all in preflop, having Maestra covered.  After some commotion and a long tank from Maestra, he finally called, revealing [Kc][Kd].  He was pleased to learn his opponent did not have aces when he tabled [Qh][Qd].  Maestra's kings held up through a board of [Jc][4s][5d][3c][4d], and his opponent was crippled.

On the next hand, Maestra had the same opponent all in, this time with the worst hand.  Maestra's pocket fours could not outrun his opponent's pocket eights.  Maestra lost only 14,000 back in that hand, and currently sits at