Good Karma Kid: [As][Js]
Drunk Monkey [9c][7c]
Preflop, Drunk Monkey raises, I 3 bet from small blind, drunk monkey 4 bets, I call
Put 5 bets each in on the flop
Turn [Ac], giving me the stone cold nuts, Aces full of jacks, giving drunk monkey the flush
We put 10 bets each in on the turn ($600), drunk monkey finally stops
River [10c], I bet out drunk monkey calls, I expect to drag the huge pot my direction, drunk monkey turns over his hand to show me that he had a flush, and of course tables his hand so the dealer has no choice but to read it, Drunk Monkey makes gut shot straight flush on the river and doesn’t realize it 🙁
I went to the bathroom to puke, then decided to go home. Normally, I would continue to play, but this was just the climax of about 3 hours of similar types of plays and bad beats and I was mentally frustrated to say the least.
Todays Lesson: If you are frustrated, distracted, or shaken up mentally, consider going home or stop playing for the day. Poker requires 100% of your brainpower to process actions, reactions, and decisions. There is always another game tomorrow.