Greatest river call of all-time in a half a million dollar pot?? Or just the sickest??

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Posted: 2/16/2011 11:41:47 PM
I can assure you this hand is real and the amounts are real and Patrik Antonious played it against another high stakes online player

Brace yourself... 

http://www.highstakesdb.com/view-hand-history.aspx?GameID=354948 



http://www.bluffeurope.com/poker-news/en/online-poker-news/Patrik-Antonius-Wins-500-000-With-King-High_5765.aspx

Patrik = madman or genius? 


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Posted: 2/17/2011 12:29:22 AM
hellava call, he must have caught kingsofcards bluffing several times earlier to pull the trigger,,,,,,,,,, that was nearly 2 years ago though, dont they have any new stuff?
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Posted: 2/17/2011 12:30:19 AM
how bout "madgenius"!!!
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Posted: 2/17/2011 7:53:19 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by FoolishTool:

hellava call, he must have caught kingsofcards bluffing several times earlier to pull the trigger,,,,,,,,,, that was nearly 2 years ago though, dont they have any new stuff?

That was during the golden age of online nosebleed stakes (i.e. end of '09)...you'll rarely see money get thrown around like that on a regular basis online in 2011 to increase the odds that a sick hand like that could happen...


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Posted: 2/17/2011 11:44:12 AM
Patrick has the sickness for sure.
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Posted: 2/17/2011 8:55:56 PM
Clicked on the link and it played out the hand. Would need to watch the hand in actual time it took though in between bets, calls, raises to really have a better opinion on it.
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Posted: 2/18/2011 9:19:20 AM

Seen that on high stakes and it was the bad-behind call of the year.. Easy to make usually but with all that money riding it took huge stones

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Posted: 2/18/2011 9:21:35 AM
oops, not the ones I was thinking about but that one looked crazy as hell
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Posted: 2/22/2011 10:39:47 PM
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Posted: 2/23/2011 3:33:51 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by scalabrine:

I can assure you this hand is real and the amounts are real and Patrik Antonious played it against another high stakes online player

Brace yourself... 

http://www.highstakesdb.com/view-hand-history.aspx?GameID=354948 



http://www.bluffeurope.com/poker-news/en/online-poker-news/Patrik-Antonius-Wins-500-000-With-King-High_5765.aspx

Patrik = madman or genius? 


 Insane pot, and Patrik looked liked a genius with his call on the river.  Had it NOT worked, he would have looked like a Negreanu, Hellmuth, or Matusow.

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Posted: 2/24/2011 8:04:57 PM
That was pretty freaking epic
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Posted: 2/24/2011 10:25:39 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by scalabrine:

I can assure you this hand is real and the amounts are real and Patrik Antonious played it against another high stakes online player

Brace yourself... 

http://www.highstakesdb.com/view-hand-history.aspx?GameID=354948 



http://www.bluffeurope.com/poker-news/en/online-poker-news/Patrik-Antonius-Wins-500-000-With-King-High_5765.aspx

Patrik = madman or genius? 




what are you talking about? Victory poker. NET is a play money site.
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Posted: 2/25/2011 12:24:45 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by SOBLATANT:



what are you talking about? Victory poker. NET is a play money site.
 

The hand was played on Full Tilt as the surrounding text clearly states. 

That victorypoker.net insignia is just an advertisement.
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Posted: 2/25/2011 8:40:00 PM

After seeing this thread I now understand why I have never played in the WS OF POKER-----

   I don't have 10,000 to waste                         

I feel like I just made a funny            

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Posted: 2/26/2011 2:59:41 AM
sick call........but i think it's rigged. he probably can see other players hand

cant trust the internet
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Posted: 2/26/2011 6:48:44 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by dillon24:

Seen that on high stakes and it was the bad-behind call of the year.. Easy to make usually but with all that money riding it took huge stones


how is that an "easy to make usually" call at any stakes?
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Posted: 2/26/2011 10:29:31 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by badreligion:


how is that an "easy to make usually" call at any stakes?

even at $1/$2 NL I honestly would save my last $20 for parking and a cheap buffet before I threw it in with K high (10 kicker)...

Patrik put it all in with $101K.....
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Posted: 2/26/2011 5:27:15 PM
exactly, i couldn't call anything there, i was reading on some other forums how people say thats an easy call..its laughable
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Posted: 2/28/2011 6:56:07 AM
Crazy call. I would have instantly mucked.
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Posted: 3/22/2011 6:29:27 PM

every fiber in my being says this just isn't true....

not online at least, no way that happened online where he can't have any type of read on a player except betting patterns and such. This all looks like it happened but man, I can't beleive it. That is crazy...

 

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Posted: 3/22/2011 8:01:50 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by powerade:

every fiber in my being says this just isn't true....

not online at least, no way that happened online where he can't have any type of read on a player except betting patterns and such. This all looks like it happened but man, I can't beleive it. That is crazy...

 


100% true. Patrik confirmed it in an interview.

This is the life of nose-bleed poker players...
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Posted: 3/22/2011 11:44:14 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by scalabrine:


100% true. Patrik confirmed it in an interview.

This is the life of nose-bleed poker players...

that is crazy. I wonder if they played with the time limits still that you normally have playing online ya know.

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Posted: 4/2/2011 12:06:12 AM
yeah insane call...
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Posted: 4/2/2011 4:06:49 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by powerade:

that is crazy. I wonder if they played with the time limits still that you normally have playing online ya know.


At nosebleed stakes, you get to call the clock for several minutes on certain sites if you like...

Although FullTilt appears to make you call quicker than the average call in a casino for 100's of thousands of dollars
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