Fortunate Bad Luck in Online Poker Tournament

We all know how annoying a bad internet connection is when you’re playing online poker. Arrgh! In this case, I had been playing a tournament for hours and navigated through a field of more than 4,000 players. I started ogling the numbers for the prize money and got really excited about all that I would be able to do with the money I was about to win. Then this hand came around. A player in early position raised and I called with a pair of nines, hoping to either catch a nine for three-of-a-kind, or else using my position to steal the pot. Read more