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Final Table - would you play this any diff?

Final table of the PS $109 Turbo $20K guar last night and down to 6 handed and this hand comes up: (technically 7 handed but 1 is so short hes moot)

PokerStars Game #33972860098: Tournament #203040062, $100+$9 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level XXVIII (5000/10000) - 2009/10/13 3:29:43 ET
Table '203040062 16' 9-max Seat #4 is the button
Seat 1: !HEE-HWN'ED! (162000 in chips)
Seat 2: mchacal (227090 in chips)
Seat 4: AAspitfireAA (156766 in chips)
Seat 5: kobsame (8070 in chips)
Seat 6: stan4stl (220084 in chips)
Seat 8: AndyVNL (270480 in chips)
Seat 9: Podiman (173510 in chips)
!HEE-HWN'ED!: posts the ante 1250
mchacal: posts the ante 1250
AAspitfireAA: posts the ante 1250
kobsame: posts the ante 1250
stan4stl: posts the ante 1250
AndyVNL: posts the ante 1250
Podiman: posts the ante 1250
kobsame: posts small blind 5000
stan4stl: posts big blind 10000
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to Podiman [Qs Qc]
AndyVNL: folds
Podiman: raises 23333 to 33333
!HEE-HWN'ED!: folds
mchacal: folds
AAspitfireAA: folds
kobsame: calls 1820 and is all-in
stan4stl: raises 185501 to 218834 and is all-in

Its $138K for me to call and would put me all in. Its a premium hand and we are short handed. If i fold, I have $138K, well below the avg of $200K,and at 5k/10k 1250A, only have 13BBs and and M of 6.

Its a snap call right? Well i did:

stan4stl: raises 185501 to 218834 and is all-in
Podiman: calls 138927 and is all-in
Uncalled bet (46574) returned to stan4stl
*** FLOP *** [4d Ac Tc]
*** TURN *** [4d Ac Tc] [2s]
*** RIVER *** [4d Ac Tc 2s] [Jd]
Podiman said, "so gross"
*** SHOW DOWN ***
stan4stl: shows [As Qh] (a pair of Aces)
Podiman: shows [Qs Qc] (a pair of Queens)
stan4stl collected 330880 from side pot
kobsame: shows [7d 6d] (high card Ace)
stan4stl collected 29210 from main pot
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 360090 Main pot 29210. Side pot 330880. | Rake 0
Board [4d Ac Tc 2s Jd]
Seat 1: !HEE-HWN'ED! folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 2: mchacal folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 4: AAspitfireAA (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 5: kobsame (small blind) showed [7d 6d] and lost with high card Ace
Seat 6: stan4stl (big blind) showed [As Qh] and won (360090) with a pair of Aces
Seat 8: AndyVNL folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 9: Podiman showed [Qs Qc] and lost with a pair of Queens

Did i misplay this? Can I fold there? Any feeback would be appreciated.
I have been going deep a lot lately, but cannot get over the hump to save my life and get a win.

Need advice on putting together biz plan for backers

I have had several friends/associates ask me about backing me and i was hoping to get some feedback/advice/suggestions on a biz plan that I can put together to bring to potential investors.

I am thinking that $25K is all I would need to start, as that would give me a minimum of 5-10 buy-ins depending on the entry fees.

I am hoping one/some of you have been down this road and have some solid guidelines as to a fair and equitable deal structure.

Thanks in advance.
Marc

Full Tilt Poker Question

Does anyone know... Is Perry Friedman part owner in FT? Or just a sponsored pro?

WSOP Day 3 table lineup

doesnt look to scary..

Veronica Dabul 22,500 B44 01
Nath Pizzolatto 38,700 B44 02
Ron Agar 55,800 B44 03
Robert Fuller 64,900 B44 04
Noble Simpson 85,100 B44 05
Andreas Torbergsen 114,500 B44 06
Marc Podell 142,500 B44 07
Roder Lorenz 93,200 B44 08
Andrew Rosskamm 133,300 B44 09

going to look them up online, but happy with my table.

WSOP Day 2b results - on to day 3

Today was a up and down day. Started with 106K, got to $140K, down to $50K, and ended at $142K.

I was at a table with David Oppenheim and Antonio.. and sandwhiched between antonio and another big stack.

I get into a sick hand with David Opp. He had been open raising a lot of pots and being aggresive. So i limp UTG with 56off (yeah i know...) David raises to $1600 and I call. Flop is AJ4. I think for a min like i have a monster and check. he bets $4K and I call. Turn is a 7 and gives me open ended. I check and he best $8800. Any other card and I can get away from it. But i have been representing a big hand and now have a draw. So i call, planning on leading the river no matter what.

The river is an 8 giving me the straight. I know he doesnt have 9T, so I know I have the nuts. I check, he bets $16K and I debate what to bet. I thought about a min raise, but then to get max value, decided on $40K to maybe look like i missed and was buying it. He eventually folded.

I built easily up to about $120K. then lost a huge hand.
had Qs8s on the button and with a few limpers saw a flop of Js4s8c. checked to hijack who bets a weak 2500. With my big draw, i semi-bluff $7500 to see whats up. he calls.

turn is a 9d giving me a gutter. he checks and this is where i F'd up. I should have checked behind. but no... staying aggressive and trying to rep a big hand, i fire $20K. he calls and has $15K more.

River is a blank, he checks and i put him all in. he calls painfully and tables AA.

I could have checked behind on the turn and river and saved almost $40K. now I am down to $60Kish.

I get moved to a new fairly soft table. I have one huge hand. Raise in MP with QdTd and get 1 caller, the big stack. Flop is Jd9dTc, giving me open ended straight flush and middle pair. I bet $4500, he makes it $10K, i make it $30K, he goes all in and I call. he has KQ for nut straight. Turn is a blank and 8d on river for straight flush.

Nothing exciting after that, ended with $143K good for 355th out of 1315 left.

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