[NL2-NL10] Would you fold AA here?

    • HansTheGreat
      HansTheGreat
      Bronze
      Joined: 14.02.2010 Posts: 3,807
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.02/$0.05 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)

      Known players:
      BU:
      $1.96
      SB:
      $6.30
      BB (Hero):
      $6.15
      UTG2:
      $2.57
      MP1:
      $2.57
      MP2:
      $12.09
      MP3:
      $2.52
      CO:
      $3.66


      Preflop: Hero is BB with A, A.
      6 folds, SB raises to $0.20, Hero raises to $0.60, SB calls $0.40.

      Flop: ($1.2) 4, 3, 9 (2 players)
      SB bets $0.65, Hero raises to $2.05, SB calls $1.40.

      Turn: ($5.3) T (2 players)
      SB bets $3.20, Hero raises to $3.50, SB calls $0.30.

      River: ($12.3) J (2 players)


      Final Pot: $12.3.
      Results follow:
      Hero shows a pair of aces(A A).SB shows two pairs, jacks and nines(9 J).SB wins with two pairs, jacks and nines(9 J).


      SB stats: 39/39/3.0/48 hands
  • 2 replies
    • Sowulo
      Sowulo
      Bronze
      Joined: 03.02.2010 Posts: 46
      I would play the same. No way you can fold your aces...
    • luizsilveira
      luizsilveira
      Bronze
      Joined: 27.11.2010 Posts: 2,320
      Hi, Sikac!

      It should be very rare for you to fold AA on a 3bet pot since the pot gets so big.

      On top of that, I'd much less inclined to fold vs. an unknown. If you have a read the guy is super tight postflop and would only give you action with two pair or better you could think about folding. However, such an opponent could play QQ or JJ the very same way.

      I'd say nice hand, except for the 3bet size. At these limits, and since you are not often 3betting as a bluff anyway, I'd make it bigger. In position, like 3,5x ($0.70 in this case).