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another AK hand - Thu Dec 12, 2002, 05:21 AM
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Sat all ten still in blinds at 50/100
57sauce dealt down As Kh
p1 posts the small blind $50
P2 posts the big blind $100
P3 folds
P4 1 folds
P5 folds
P6 calls $100
57sauce raises $350 to $450
P8 folds
P9 raises $450 to $900 and is all-in
PT folds
p1 calls $850
p2 folds
P6 calls $800
57sauce calls $450
>>>DEALING FLOP<<< [ Qc Ac Js ]
p1 checks
P6 bets $2,225 and is all-in
57sauce folds
p1 folds
P6 shows cards Ah Jh
P9 shows cards 7s 7c
>>>DEALING TURN<<< [ Ts ]
>>>DEALING RIVER<<< [ 8c ]
P6wins $2,225
P6 wins $3,700
P6 won with two pair, aces over jacks
P9 finishes in 10th place

Was the original raise large enough? Should I have re-raised pre flop?
Thu Dec 12, 2002, 10:23 AM
Deleted user
You got your money in when you had the best of it and you got out when you were drawing to 7 outs. I would have dumped AJ preflop to a raise and all-in re-raise. So you got a player to call when he/she was dominated. That's what you want. He/she just got lucky.

I don't think you are getting the AJ player out with a re-raise pre-flop*, so I think you played it just fine. Anyway, you want him/her in. And I'm sure you'll still have opportunities later in the sat to get his/her money.

Peace, Starrs LSOGC

*Stack sizes would help here. If you and AJ both had much larger stacks than the field and you have him covered, a re-raise preflop might have been called for. If you and he had over 3K and everyone else had less than 2k, then I don't see how he calls an all in from you. But otherwise, you played it fine.
Fri Dec 13, 2002, 12:46 AM
Deleted user
Thank you,

All exept for player9 we had aprx even stacks between 2500-3000

Sat Dec 14, 2002, 04:58 PM
Deleted user
I wouldve reraised all in with my AK, but it seems like the moron who called initally with AJs anyhow wasnt going anywhere...still, I love going all in with AK vs AJ every time, despite what may fall...


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