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Can someone lend me a stick ? - Wed Jan 18, 2012, 06:48 PM
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Since: Jun 2010
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I just played AA first hand UTG in a 360 man 10c turbo



I wanted callers or even the odd raise, obviously, but I should have remembered that AA is still only ONE PAIR and with THREE ALL IN's in front of me I SHOULD HAVE FOLDED



PokerStars Hand #74085324780: Tournament #502529770, $0.09+$0.01 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level I (10/20) - 2012/01/18 17:55:48 ET
Table '502529770 20' 9-max Seat #1 is the button
Seat 1: BenoPkr (1500 in chips)
Seat 2: InLeftSucks (1500 in chips)
Seat 3: hakkie555 (1500 in chips)
Seat 4: Bill Curran (1500 in chips)
Seat 5: omghs (1500 in chips)
Seat 6: Dra. Rô (1500 in chips)
Seat 7: emil_patriot (1500 in chips)
Seat 8: georgiy264 (1500 in chips)
Seat 9: karol9000 (1500 in chips)
InLeftSucks: posts small blind 10
hakkie555: posts big blind 20
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to Bill Curran [Ad Ac]
Bill Curran: raises 40 to 60
omghs: folds
Dra. Rô: folds
emil_patriot: raises 1440 to 1500 and is all-in
georgiy264: folds
karol9000: calls 1500 and is all-in
BenoPkr: folds
InLeftSucks: calls 1490 and is all-in
hakkie555: folds
Bill Curran: calls 1440 and is all-in
*** FLOP *** [8d Qd Th]
*** TURN *** [8d Qd Th] [2s]
*** RIVER *** [8d Qd Th 2s] [6c]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
InLeftSucks: shows [9c 7c] (a straight, Six to Ten)
Bill Curran: shows [Ad Ac] (a pair of Aces)
emil_patriot: shows [Jh Kc] (high card King)
karol9000: shows [8s 8c] (three of a kind, Eights)
InLeftSucks collected 6020 from pot
Bill Curran finished the tournament in 357th place
emil_patriot finished the tournament in 357th place
karol9000 finished the tournament in 357th place
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 6020 | Rake 0
Board [8d Qd Th 2s 6c]
Seat 1: BenoPkr (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 2: InLeftSucks (small blind) showed [9c 7c] and won (6020) with a straight, Six to Ten
Seat 3: hakkie555 (big blind) folded before Flop
Seat 4: Bill Curran showed [Ad Ac] and lost with a pair of Aces
Seat 5: omghs folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 6: Dra. Rô folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 7: emil_patriot showed [Jh Kc] and lost with high card King
Seat 8: georgiy264 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 9: karol9000 showed [8s 8c] and lost with three of a kind, Eights
 
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Wed Jan 18, 2012, 09:44 PM
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Bill,

AA against the opps ranges should have about 60% equity here against 3 opps. With everyone equal chips, AA has invested about 25% equity into it. It's a really unlucky result, but a +35% EV play that I know that I'd make every time.

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Wed Jan 18, 2012, 09:47 PM
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If you don't wanna take a chance to quadruple up first hand with AA. You probably shouldn't play the 10c turbos

I do feel your pain. From the brink of something special 1st hand to busto




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Last edited by ahar010; Wed Jan 18, 2012 at 10:06 PM..
 
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Wed Jan 18, 2012, 11:49 PM
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I agree, I'm shoving this every time. If you can't shove when you're the favorite, then you're in the wrong game. Most times you'll win and have a great stack to build on, but you sometimes get the suckout.

 
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Thu Jan 19, 2012, 04:14 AM
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i agree you should of folded pre flop i 100 percent would fold with 3 all ins infront of me.
 
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Fri Jan 20, 2012, 08:53 AM
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Since: Jan 2012
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You're 58% to win against those exact hands and you're calling 1,500 into a 4,500 pot. I think this is the right decision. I think I call here everytime with my eyes closed. Plus, it's a turbo. I don't play turbos at all but if I'm right it should make this decision even easier. Something like an MTT where the blinds increase slowly I might consider folding so early but chances are later on in a turbo you would find yourself in this sort of a situation with much morse than AA. So good play, bad luck..
Anyone have any comments on this?
 

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