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Folding QQ in the BB - Sun Jun 10, 2012, 05:08 PM
fp_boss77's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 490
Hi guys.

First hand of the PokerSchool Open Skill League. I think that folding QQ is pretty tight, but certainly we have some maniac players here and too much action. Personally I think it's a good fold, especially cuz this is the first hand of the tournament.

But what u guys think ??

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 06:59 PM
marvinsytan's Avatar
Since: Aug 2010
Posts: 6,453
hey fp,

im ready to bust them out or bust out never gonna fold QQ in this spot AK yes it's a fold but QQ way too tight i guess but of course it's points system so if you don't like flippin it early it's still a good fold
It Depends... - Sun Jun 10, 2012, 07:48 PM
Tonk Shuffle's Avatar
Since: Jul 2011
Posts: 618
Good fold!
But if it was Hubble's rather than the Open Skill League, then this would be an insta-ship. If you win a hand like this, then you are in position for a deep run in the tournament. I am assuming here though that the league points take priority over the $10 prize pool. QQ against 5 random hands here has less than 40% equity, so it is an underdog in this instance. Wait for a better spot. Better league players have told me that they would also fold KK in this situation. Even AA would be a coin toss.
Best of luck this month!
Mon Jun 11, 2012, 12:11 AM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,814
Hi fp_boss77!

I think that a fold here, especially in a league game, is the correct play. In a league game, I do not want to be all-in unless I'm sure that I'll be ahead after the entire board is shown. QQ into a 6-way pot if I'm all-in, is not the type of situation that I'd want to be in, as I could easily be behind or outdrawn.

The key in league games is to survive as long as possible by taking as few of chances as possible and never giving a chip away. That would even be a real tough call for me with AA, as I could lose early and lose a bunch of league points that I might have gotten.

The risk is not worth the reward this early.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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