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AA v KK - Sat Apr 19, 2014, 12:17 PM
BlackHolden4's Avatar
Since: Mar 2013
Posts: 62
This happens often to me.
Would you go all in?
In this situation the game is early on so I don't know how the player plays. I figure I could get lucky and him having a QQ or AK but it was in the back of my mind that AA was there.

Sat Apr 19, 2014, 12:29 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,809
Hi BlackHolden4!

Unless this is a satellite bubble or a league game, I'm basically going broke here every single time. It's a standard cooler and unfortunately happens.

John (JWK24)

Here's an example that I pulled out of PT4 from one I played last night...

Seat 1: jeath9015 (18,135)
Seat 2: rago1954 (8,763)
Seat 3: johnny hustle (3,775)
Seat 4: baw1 (1,520)
Seat 5: JWK24 (10,636)
Seat 8: squ1d3OO (8,949)
Button is seat 5
squ1d3OO: antes 50
jeath9015: antes 50
rago1954: antes 50
johnny hustle: antes 50
baw1: antes 50
JWK24: antes 50
squ1d3OO: posts small blind 200
jeath9015: posts big blind 400
*** HOLE CARDS ***
JWK24: dealt [Kc Kh]
rago1954: folds
johnny hustle: folds
baw1: folds
JWK24: raises 1,000
squ1d3OO: raises all-in 8,699
jeath9015: folds
JWK24: calls 7,899
*** FLOP *** [Jd 5s 8h]
*** TURN *** [Jd 5s 8h] [Ac]
*** RIVER *** [Jd 5s 8h] [Ac] [Jh]
*** SUMMARY ***
Pot: 18,498 | Rake: 0 |
Board: [Jd 5s 8h Ac Jh]
Seat 1: jeath9015 lost -450
Seat 2: rago1954 lost -50
Seat 3: johnny hustle lost -50
Seat 4: baw1 lost -50
Seat 5: JWK24 lost -8,949 [Kc Kh]
Seat 8: squ1d3OO won 18,498 (+9,549) [As Ad]


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Sat Apr 19, 2014, 03:57 PM
BlackHolden4's Avatar
Since: Mar 2013
Posts: 62
That is unlucky JK!
I hope we get better luck next time
Sat Apr 19, 2014, 04:10 PM
spand42's Avatar
Since: Sep 2010
Posts: 1,496
Yeah this sucks, but you played it fine.
Sun Apr 20, 2014, 12:40 PM
vjgaming's Avatar
Since: Mar 2014
Posts: 55
happened to me quite a few times!!

This is so unlucky!!
Sun Apr 20, 2014, 11:35 PM
joy7108's Avatar
Since: Jul 2010
Posts: 2,286
It's a mistake to NOT get it in here, sometimes you run into the cooler.

Mon Apr 21, 2014, 07:14 AM
baud2death's Avatar
Since: Nov 2012
Posts: 1,249
Some people would argue that early on KK vs AA isnt worth it, even AA vs anything isnt worth it since your ICM value to doubling up is poor.

I think there are arguments for both sides of this, but in either regard, making the play is aggresive, its playing a good hand strong and you are going to make more strides in the long-term by playing that way than automatically assuming AA in that spot and folding like a house of cards
Mon Apr 21, 2014, 02:52 PM
ThomasOslo's Avatar
Since: Feb 2012
Posts: 30
It sucks, but what can you do? Can not be afraid of aces when you get kings. If i remember correct you will only see someone with aces on a full table about 1 time out of 25 times. Just go for it. And when it happends you still have about 20% change of winning the hand.

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