Last Thursday night I played $1-$2 NL at Northside. I started out pretty strong, but took a few hits after about the 2nd hour of play. I found myself down about $400 against a table of the worst poker players I've ever played with. Don't get me wrong, there was one or two that could hold their own, but the rest were complete fish, who were making mistake after mistake.
It was a juicy game too. Pre-flop all-ins were not uncommon, and one particular idiot moved all-in for $255 under the gun! He scooped the $3 pot with pride. Anyway, on to my tough decisions.
With about $300 in front of me (and stuck about $400), I was dealt AKo. Before I even get a chance to act, the idiot in seat 1 moves all-in for $230. I hem and haw for a few minutes before laying down the best hand. The idiot in seat 8 calls with A4! Hahahaha. Seat 1 turns over AQs. My AK would've held up and I miss out on a possible triple up.
Less than one hour later, I'm dealt AKs. However this time I have much more chips (~$700) and am running pretty good. The idiot in seat 8 (the one who called the all-in with A4), moves all-in preflop for about $300. I decide I'm sick of being pushed out with these kind of hands, and there's a very good chance I have him beat right now. Deciding to gamble, I call. He turns over 10-2. My AK holds up and I win $300.
At one point I was stuck $600, but I made a nice comeback and finished the night up $250.