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Feeling like I'm folding too often?

Feeling like I'm folding too often? - Sat Oct 04, 2014, 10:11 PM
aReJay007's Avatar
Since: Sep 2014
Posts: 13
I guess I'm probably playing tight-weak.

On the button, mid tourney phase with 9 on the table, i've got 5BB (100/200) which is the smallest stack on the table.

I get K8o, one before me raises and I fold.

The flop comes K89 rainbow (giving me 2 pair) and then the turn is another 8 which would give me a full house.

Should I have folded in this care or called to see the flop (obviously not knowing what was to come)?

Sat Oct 04, 2014, 11:14 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 25,164
Hi aReJay007!

What the result of the hand is, is totally irrelevant. When playing poker, we want to make the best decision at a given point in time based on the information that we know.

In this hand... what position raised? What was their chip stack? What were the blind's chip stacks? How were each of the opps playing (raiser and blinds)? What type of tournament is it (different tourney types have different strategies)?

This information is critical to determining whether a shove or fold is the correct play and depending to the answers, it could be shove or fold....

John (JWK24)


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