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A8 with 14bb

A8 with 14bb - Mon May 02, 2011, 05:02 PM
andrei17731's Avatar
Since: Aug 2010
Posts: 160
Should I have folded this hand, or a shove is an accurate decision, considering I have 14bb?

PokerStars Game #61601325070: Tournament #390885185, $10+$1 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level IV (50/100) - 2011/05/02 13:53:39 PT [2011/05/02 16:53:39 ET]
Table '390885185 2' 9-max Seat #5 is the button
Seat 2: andrei17731 (1422 in chips)
Seat 3: fredyxz (3205 in chips)
Seat 4: zlobenegoist (2240 in chips)
Seat 5: Cinncinna (1693 in chips)
Seat 6: moncza (1290 in chips)
Seat 7: error486 (990 in chips)
Seat 8: BetterQuit (1060 in chips)
moncza: posts small blind 50
error486: posts big blind 100
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to andrei17731 [Ah 8d]
BetterQuit: folds
andrei17731: raises 1322 to 1422 and is all-in
fredyxz: calls 1422
zlobenegoist: folds
Cinncinna: folds
moncza: folds
error486: folds
*** FLOP *** [Qd Jd 2c]
*** TURN *** [Qd Jd 2c] [3d]
*** RIVER *** [Qd Jd 2c 3d] [Kc]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
Mon May 02, 2011, 05:29 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,809
Being in early position, I'd have folded it.

If I was in late position and everyone before me folded or I had a few less BB left in chips, then I'd push. I'd fold this one, as you should be able to find a better spot to get your chips in.

Early position, if I'm pushing an offsuit ace, I want to have a draw at a straight too (high or low) and would only take the low straight option if I had alot less chips.
Mon May 02, 2011, 05:52 PM
oriholic's Avatar
Since: Oct 2010
Posts: 751
You have bad position and not a great ace on 14 BBs. Easy fold preflop. On the button or SB I'd probably push, but in early position this is a fold. You can wait a while.

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