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right or wrong - Fri Dec 21, 2012, 10:01 AM
PsychoVas's Avatar
Since: Dec 2012
Posts: 175
Hi people
This a bust-out hand that I would like to get some analysis on.
I mean that I may have lost and busted out, but I still think it was a right decision, in the basis of outs and probabilities. What do you think?

The hand is from an Open Skill League free-roll.

Last edited by PsychoVas; Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 10:08 AM..
Fri Dec 21, 2012, 10:42 AM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,824
Hi PsychoVas!

With KTs, I have a limp in front of me from mid position. Since it's still early and if I lose, I'm most likely going to get a negative point total for the game if I bust, I'm passing on any marginal hands, especially out of position and mucking this to start with. I want to only be playing premium hands and to always be in position whenever possible and to take NO chances with marginal hands.

The flop gives me top pair and a flush draw and an opp leads out for more than 1/2 pot. I'm going to grudgingly call the 360, but when an opp after me shoves, I'm going to muck top pair/2nd kicker here. I do not want to be all-in, in a league game unless I'm sure that I'll have the best hand after all 5 cards are on the board. Since I'm not sure that I'm even ahead here, let alone after all the cards are revealed, I need to muck here.

The key in this hand is to muck a marginal hand when out of position preflop.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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