Artem Metadili completed the small blind, Jon Turner raised to 255,000 out of the big blind, and Metadili announced he was all-in for 1,380,000 total. Turner asked the dealer for a count, but as soon ...
Online Poker: Dan Cates Drops $260K In February
Poker Pro's Downswing On The Internet Continues
Maryland native Dan “w00ki3z” Cates dropped $260,000 on PokerStars during the month of February, according to tracking data from HighstakesDB. The losses were the most in the online poker world during the stretch.
Cates was up roughly $70,000 on the year in mid-January, but for the most part his 2016 has been lackluster thus far. Cates lost more than $300,000 in 2015, which was his first losing year online since 2009, when he lost $450,000.
Other players who had six-figure losing months were “40and7” (-$173,000), “I_Mr_U_Bean” (-$173,000), “candela2005” (-$127,000) and “supernova9” (-$126,000). Isaac “philivey2694” Haxton (-$86,000) and Ben “Sauce123” Sulsky (-$53,000) had poor months as well.
The big winners on the month were Mikael “ChaoRen160” Thuritz ($158,000), Alex “Kanu7” Millar ($157,000), Mike “gordo16” Gorodinsky ($136,000), “hhecklen” ($133,000) and “omaha4rollz” ($128,000).
There were 10 pots during February that broke the six-figure mark. The largest of the bunch was worth nearly $201,000.
At $200-$400 pot-limit Omaha on Feb. 21, “Chilax Chuck” raised under the gun to $1,400 with roughly $210,000 in their stack. “Ravenswood13” was next to act, and they three-bet to $4,800 with roughly $95,000 behind.
The next four players folded, and it was back on Chilax Chuck. They four-bet to $13,000, and Ravenswood13 elected to call.
The flop fell J 8 2.
Chilax Chuck didn’t fire a continuation bet. Ravenswood13 decided to fire $26,500. Their opponent check-raised to $106,000, putting Ravenswood13 all in. Ravenswood13 called.
Ravenswood13: A J 3 5
Chilax Chuck: K Q J 10
According to Card Player’s Omaha Odds Calculator, Ravenswood13 wins nearly 72 percent of the time with their top pair, top kicker and nut-flush draw. Chilax Chuck’s more or less premium preflop starting hand was out-flopped in a big way. They did have a gutshot-straight draw to go along with their outs at making two pair.
The turn was the 7, which increased Ravenswood13’s equity to 77.5 percent. The 6 on the river wasn’t what Chilax Chuck needed, and Ravenswood13 scooped the $200,000 pot. More often than not, the board would have been ran twice here, but not this time.
|1||Final Nine Set For 2016 WSOP Main Event|
|2||2016 WSOP Main Event: 80 Players Remain After Day 5|
|3||Josephy Headlines Final 27 In 2016 WSOP Main Event|
|4||Damon Impersonates Malkovich From 'Rounders'|
|5||Someone Paid €110,000 To Player Poker With Ed Norton|
|6||CPPT Venetian: Thomas Paul Leads Final 16 Players|
|7||CPPT Venetian: Erick Lindgren Leads Final 62 Players|
|8||Kuljinder Sidhu Wins Bellagio Cup XII Main Event|
|9||Jon Turner Wins CPPT Venetian Main Event|
|10||CPPT Venetian: Tommy Chen Leads After Day 1A|
|1||Poker Pro Folds Quads To All-In Bet In Main Event|
|2||Final Nine Set For 2016 WSOP Main Event|
|3||Fedor Holz Wins 2016 WSOP $111,111 High Roller|
|4||Man Runs Up $10K Into One Drop Buy-In Playing BJ|
|5||Phil Ivey Enters First And Only WSOP Event In 2016|
|6||Raymer Not Impressed By Being Last Former Champ Left|
|7||Mercier Proposes To Girlfriend At Final Table|
|8||Man Pays $10K To Enter Ladies Event At 2016 WSOP|
|9||2016 WSOP Main Event: 80 Players Remain After Day 5|
|10||Money Bubble Bursts In 2016 WSOP Main Event|