I felt like a true visionary – I saw the light, I found Jesus. My spectacles were rose tinted and I felt great about my game in the 100k Super High Roller at WPT Monte Carlo.
This wasn’t to be my grand prix moment, however, I have not been crowned poker royalty. Time for the bike – I was a victim of a Shak attack. I folded Kings pre-flop – I got Kings three times in a row yesterday! What a game poker is!
How it turned out according to PokerNews
Tony G Folds Kings Preflop, Then Busts
Tony G just went from roughly half a million in chips to out in the span of a few hands. Here’s what went down.
Tony G opened with a raise to 14,000 and Patrik Antonius made the call before Justin Bonomo reraised on the button to 46,000. Tony G fired back a four-bet to 114,000 and Antonius got out of the way. Bonomo moved in for approximately 400,000 and Tony G folded the- face up.
Shortly after that, Dan Shak raised to 17,000 from the cutoff seat and Tony G reraised to 51,000 from the small blind. Shak moved all in for 336,000 and Tony G called. Tony G held the – and had 326,000 in chips, which meant that Shak had him slightly covered. Shak held the best of it with the - , but the flip was on.
The flop came down - and both players nailed it. Tony G picked up top two pair, but Shak still held the lead with bottom set.
The turn was the - and an interesting card. It meant that Tony G could now stay alive with a king on the river that would cause a chopped pot. Shak stormed away from the table at this point, unable to watch the river.
The river paired the board, but it was the - and locked up the win for Shak. He returned to the table to see what happened and then collected his chips. Tony G was eliminated.