Just bounced out of the Noon $150 before the second break. Wasting time before the 7:00 PM.
Nothing went right this morning. The first real hand I played occurred at $200/$400/$50. I raised a limper from middle position with KQ and got another caller. Three to the flop:
J 9 T rainbow. Nuts. Limper bets into me for $600 and I flat. Caller folds.
Turn: J. Dude leads again for $800. I flat.
River is a 9. Can a board get any worse? Villain leads for $2,200. At this point, assuming he caught the flop, I'm beating AT or KT. And, I doubt he would donk bet three streets if he were that weak. Fold. Perhaps I should have re-raised the turn. But, I'm not sure that would have taken it down, even assuming I was ahead at that point.
Second hand played: AJ diamonds. Blinds $300/$600/$75. I raise to $1,500 and get one caller. Flop is 5 3 9. Villain checks and I bet $2,000; villain calls.
Turn is a 7. Villain checks, and I check.
River is an A. Villain leads for $2,500. I call. He flips 64 for the turned straight.
A few hands later, I wake up with QQ in the big blind. 4 people limp for $600. I pop it to $3,200. It folds to the button, who calls. Flop comes down A-rag-rag. Of course. I decide to act strong and bet $2,800. Villain calls. I'm done with it. Turn blanks and I check-fold.
Now I'm sitting on 1/3 my starting stack, and have to play super TAG. Twice, I folded Ace-rag to raises. Both times, flop came out AAx and neither player had an ace. Of course. Meanwhile, jackasses are winning pots with T5 suited, etc.
I go card dead for about an hour. Nothing. Finally, two minutes from the break, I shove 34 spades from the small blind after a min-raise and three callers. One dude calls me, and flips A8. I turn a flush, and he rivers a boat. Donzo.
On the bright side, I can't really run worse in the 7:00pm.