To succeed as a poker player, you sometimes need a little bit of luck. Actually, you need a lot of luck. If Adrienne Rowsome was a cat, she would have used up at least six or seven of her lives in a hand that took place moments ago.
Rowsome opened in the hijack and the small blind defended by three-betting to 3,900. Rowsome wait a considerable length of time before calling. The flop was greeted with an all-in bet from the big blind, a bet that was 9,775 effective due to Rowsome's stack.
"I hate all of my options right now," said Rowsome, who looked like she was backed into a corner. A minute passed before she said, "I hate everything!"
No sooner had Rowsome said that last line, she stacked her chips into a single tower and called the all in.
"Your sizing was so huge!" said Rowsome as she stood from her chair. The dealer put the onto the felt giving the big blind a straight and leaving Rowsome drawing to either an ace or six for a chop.
"How about a six?" Rowsome asked the dealer. As if by magic, the river was the , and Rowsome survived!