Poker Hand of the Week Setup
We witnessed one of the sickest hands of all time at the NL $200/$400 tables at GG Network. An insane 3-way All-In with AA vs. KK vs. QQ, while one player even folded Pocket Jacks preflop! Let’s analyse this sick hand and brutal runout below.
The hand took place at the NL $200/$400 high stakes tables at GG Network. Those are the highest stakes offered on the network and they regularly attract some of the best players as well as high rollers. In this case there is Leon Tsoukernik, Luuk “pokerkluka” Gieles and Alexandros Kolonias among others at the table.
The game in question is 6-max No-Limit Holdem with Blinds of $200/$400 with a $100 Ante and a $800 straddle. The effective stacks in this hand are 110 big blinds and Luuk Gieles has Alexandros Kolonias and “ManoloLama” covered.
Poker Hand of the Week Action
“ManoloLama” makes it $2,000 with from UTG+1, “Apustaja” just calls on the button with , as does King’s Casino owner Leon Tsoukernik in the small blind with .
Luuk Gieles finds in the big blind and makes a large 3-bet to $12,600. Unreal but true, Alexandros Kolonias, who is behind him in the straddle, picks up . After all this action in front of him, he decides to shove for $38,800 (97 big blinds).
“ManoloLama” the also goes All-In with $48,550 (121 big blinds) and the action comes back to Gieles, who has both of them covered and quickly calls with the nuts. The other two players fold.
Luuk Gieles: (66.92%)
Alexandros Kolonias: (17.89%)
An absolute dream spot for Luuk Gieles, who is a huge 67% favourite in a 3-way All-In. Pot Size: $140,550
The Flop of is brutal and changes everything by turning the worst hand preflop into a huge favorite as “ManoloLama” flops Top Set.
See how significant the odds to win the hand have shifted on the flop below:
Luuk Gieles: (8.97%)
Alexandros Kolonias: (20.93%)
Luuk Gieles went from being a huge 66.92% favourite to being a massive 8.97% underdog, while “ManoloLama” is now in the driving seat with a chance of 70.10% to win the hand.
The odds of Alexandros Kolonias also improved, compared to before the flop, as he went from two to six outs. However, in this case he only has 3 outs (two Kings and one Jack) as “Apustaja” folded Pocket Jacks and Leon Tsoukernik another one preflop.
The on the turn changes nothing and increases ManoloLama’s lead:
Luuk Gieles: (4.76%)
Alexandros Kolonias: (14.92%)
The on the river seals the deal for “ManoloLama”, who wins a gigantic $140,550 pot (351 big blinds) with the worst hand.
Poker Hand of the Week Analysis
What a brutal runout for Luuk Gieles! An absolute dream situation of being a 67% favourite in a 3-way All-In with 351 big blinds in the middle turns into a nightmare on the flop, as one of his opponents hits the two-outer.
Instead of being up more than 2.5 buy-ins, Gieles is now stuck a buy.in and has to beware of tilt after such a nasty suckout.
Nevertheless, the hand is an absolute cooler and basically plays itself, so you can’t blame “ManoloLama” to stick it in with Pocket Queens after this action preflop in a 6-max game.
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