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AA Exit 1200 players left: open skill league - Sat May 19, 2012, 12:37 AM
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If I lose this hand I lose 5 points. If I timeout/fold for the rest of the game I earn 20 points. This is an example of a typical open skill league exit. There is no fold equity; the three big stacks play every hand. I think at best aces are less than a 2 to 1 favorite in this spot. Of course, its worth risking the 25 point difference. Right?
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Sat May 19, 2012, 07:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Tonk Shuffle View Post
Of course, its worth risking the 25 point difference. Right?
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I noticed that you'd dropped off of the leaderboard, this explains it.

Unfortunately it looks oh so familiar and I'm sure that the risk is not worth it if you are outside the points although in this case, at 1200 remaining, you still get some points so it's hard to resist.

Over the last three days I've had so many premium hands cracked that I'm 'scared' to put any chips in, except when it's my blind, even when I'm in the points.

The worst part about the big stacks playing every hand is that they hit so often.

I'm thinking of changing my name to Henry Minuteski to see if that helps.

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Sat May 19, 2012, 09:24 AM
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If you know beforehand that you would lose 5 points if you lose the hand, but if you clock and fold you gain 20 points, I think you should have folded it. This is one instance in the open league where the best move is a fold to guarantee points.
 
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Sat May 19, 2012, 11:00 AM
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Exactly the right move-----everybody loses this way though----Its disapointing------Those callers don't even have a rank----and they dont get it----Howerver sometimes making the right move is important if only for your own moral------2 questions though ---why were you so low at that point in the tournament?----did you lose a big hand pryer
 
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Sat May 19, 2012, 12:01 PM
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Hey Tonk!

I'm playing AA here every single time. Against 3 random hands, AA's a 63% fav and with the ability to win enough chips to make a real deep run with the best hand preflop in hold'em.... I'll take that chance every time.

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