Let me tell you about a hand I played a couple of days ago.
I am on the button. Effective stacks are 2000. Every body folds up to me. I decide to steal the blinds and then look at my cards and see AA. Well nothing changes in my strategy, let me raise and it will look like stealing the blinds. I make a bet of 3 times the big blind = 30. Small blind folds, Big Blind thinks a little and calls. Flop comes 226 with two diamonds, perfect if he has pocket pair like tt or jj. He checks, I make a continuation because I have an image of an aggressive player, he flatcalls, only calling he must have either flush draw or a 2 in the hand. I have noticed before that hand that this guy playes all his suited aces and kings, and is ready to go all in on the flop with only an overpair. Pot is 120. A of diamonds comes on the turn! Perfect, I hope he has flush or a full house deuces over aces. I know he was capable of playing both hands. He checks trying to trap me, but I smartly bet pot showing I will try to steal here , or I finally got my pair with my AK. He flatcalls pot is 360, another 6 comes on the river, Great now he has 20 more hands that can cost him all his stack - A6 (2 hands) 76 suited or unsuited, which he was capable of playing ( 8 hands), K6(suited) 2 hands, A2 suited (1 hand), well i get beaten from 2 hands, but i am sure he doesnt have those two hands 66, 22. I bet 360 pot, wanting him to reraise me he reraises to 720, and I put him all in, he flat calls, ops, maybe there is a chance of him beating me?!?!?!? I was better than him only pre flop, he shows 22 and takes the pot.
What is the moral of this story? No matter how unlikely something is, the stupid guys get 22 hand just as often as the smart ones, then they play it and only if you play a hand you can get quads with it. The smart guys sometimes forget that they can be outsmarted. Poker is not just like the movie Rounders in which Teddy KGB wins with his aces over nines full house, in real life there is a guy holding the 99 and taking teddy kgbs money, then getting beat to death in the back alley.
I hope my story was interesting to you, Later poker maniacs!

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