I get my seat and proceed to get the worst run of cards I have ever seen. The table, with the exception of one maniac, is playing very tight. The maniac is approaching 100% VP. Srsly.
Here's a synopsis of my hands:
[Tc Qc] First time I put money in pot (from sb). Checked to river and I called a small bet from maniac who had 52sooooooted to win with a pair of Ts
[Ts Js] Raised in front of me and maniac behind me I folded.
Nothing to look at, move along move along....
[7s 7h] 60/120 I open shoved for 1280, no callers
Right about now we have 6 players left with one Huge stack (maniac), one really short stack and 4 stacks about 1300ish.
By now I'm definitely the short stack. 5 left: 1160 (me), 3 @ 2-2.5k, and maniac with 5k.
[Ad Kh] Open shove, no callers.
[Js Ac] Open shove after Big Stack limps, no callers
Down to the bubble
[Js Ks] Call and raise ahead of me, I fold
[Ah Th] Raise and Reraise in front of me, I fold AJ v KQ. I'm ITM.
[7h Jh] I push from SB called by maniac in BB with A2d. IGHN.
I guess the moral of the story is this: sometimes you just need to stay outta the way and let the big dogs fight. I'm happy with the scraps in this case.
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