Home / Community / Forum / Poker Education / Texas Hold'Em Tournament Section (MTTs & STTs) /

Did I wrong move...???

Old
Angry
Did I wrong move...??? - Thu Dec 22, 2011, 06:09 AM
(#1)
redkingly's Avatar
Since: Dec 2011
Posts: 4
How I made a fold with that hand???Did I have a wrong move?
Plez give me Advices....!!!
 
Old
Default
Thu Dec 22, 2011, 06:18 AM
(#2)
PanickyPoker's Avatar
Since: Sep 2010
Posts: 3,168
The guy overbet shoved and you only had one pair. I think it was a good fold. Had you called, you likely would have lost fifty big blinds (a very good stack) and you would have kicked yourself for not making it deeper in the tournament. Villains will usually have at least two pair here, and they'll be betting big to protect it from straight and flush draws.

Well played. By the way, I really like your flat call of the preflop open raise rather than reraising yourself. You're so deep, I think that playing a flop will be more profitable for you than getting the chips in before the flop.



TheLangolier has some good training videos in the Library on ranging opponents, which might help you in situations like these in the future. If you haven't taken a look already, it might be a good idea.
 
Old
Default
Thu Dec 22, 2011, 11:26 AM
(#3)
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,857
(Super-Moderator)
BronzeStar
preflop, you get 2 limpers, then a raise (std raise size with 2 limpers). I like the flat here. You could raise, but any of the limpers or the original raiser could be ahead of you, as you only have ace high (even though AK is a very good starting hand, it's not a made hand).
When joey calls, I'd be putting them on some sort of low/mid pocket pair (limp/call).

On the flop, you do hit top pair, but this is a really scary board. Someone could have a made straight, a flush draw (a royal draw too), 2 pair or a set.
When joey shoves, it really looks like he's got a set of 10's. If so, the opp would want to shove to make anyone drawing at a straight or flush pay the max to draw.

Due to this, you have 4 outs (the Q's for a straight) and that's it for single outs... as if you hit a K, while you would then have a set, the opp gets a full house with the K.

I like the fold here. Save your chips for a better situation and a deeper run in the tourney.
You'll definitely be able to find a better situation to get your chips into, instead of calling that large of a bet with possibly only 16% equity, or even less equity if the opp has a made straight.
 

Getting PokerStars is easy: download and install the PokerStars game software, create your free player account, and validate your email address. Clicking on the download poker button will lead to the installation of compatible poker software on your PC of 51.7 MB, which will enable you to register and play poker on the PokerStars platform. To uninstall PokerStars use the Windows uninstaller: click Start > Control Panel and then select Add or Remove programs > Select PokerStars and click Uninstall or Remove.

Copyright (c) PokerSchoolOnline.com. All rights reserved, Rational Group, Douglas Bay Complex, King Edward Road, Onchan, Isle of Man, IM3 1DZ. You can email us on support@pokerschoolonline.com