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[NL2-NL10] Nl4 - KK

    • phidelity
      Joined: 19.12.2010 Posts: 81
      Every time I hold AA/KK I either only pick up the blinds preflop or someone sucks out on me/they flop a set. My biggest losses come from AA/KK. What should I do?

      Cake Poker No-Limit Hold'em, $0.04 BB (9 handed) - Cake-Poker Converter Tool from

      saw flop | saw showdown

      Hero (CO) ($5.36)
      Button ($4.38)
      SB ($1.78)
      BB ($1.60)
      UTG ($3.96)
      UTG+1 ($13.58)
      MP1 ($4.64)
      MP2 ($3.63)
      MP3 ($2.96)

      Preflop: Hero is CO with K, K
      UTG calls $0.04, 1 fold, MP1 calls $0.04, MP2 bets $0.22, MP3 calls $0.22, Hero raises to $1.02, 6 folds, MP3 calls $0.80

      Flop: ($2.40) 5, J, Q (2 players)
      MP3 checks, Hero bets $2, MP3 calls $1.94 (All-In)

      Turn: ($6.28) 8 (2 players, 1 all-in)

      River: ($6.28) J (2 players, 1 all-in)

      Total pot: $6.28

      Results below:
      MP3 had 8, 8 (full house, eights over Jacks).
      Hero had K, K (two pair, Kings and Jacks).
      Outcome: MP3 won $6.28
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello phidelity,

      I don't think so that your biggest losses came from KK or AA, you might just have not played enough of hands then or you have a leak in playing them. But this way as you played is totally standard nice hand! Just don't let you get angry or anything if you pick up just blinds with AA or KK. At least you got something. :) If you look from other side, you could lose a lot now, since you are mad and tilted because you didn't get any more with AA and KK and will start playing your B-game or even C-game from now on, just don't do that! Continue playing solid game and you will earn your money. Good luck!

      Best regards.