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a chance for straigh flush vs ace high flush - fold or all-in?

a chance for straigh flush vs ace high flush - fold or all-in? - Sun Jan 27, 2013, 02:23 AM
howleruz's Avatar
Since: Jan 2013
Posts: 22

I wanted to ask opinions about this play here:

I had flush, but was hoping to get a straight flush on the river. The opponent turned out to have ace-high flush.

Would you guys fold these cards, or try to play all-in like I did?
Sun Jan 27, 2013, 03:44 PM
ArtySmokesPS's Avatar
Since: Oct 2011
Posts: 7,346
I probably make a bigger raise on the turn, to protect us from higher flush draws, and also get value from straights, as I think this player would be raising here with any ten. Flush over flush is quite rare. You kind of just have to accept it when it happens. I wouldn't usually be folding a made flush unless I know villain is particularly tight (only plays the nuts) or if there were 4 hearts on the board.

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