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[NL2-NL10] Folding top pair with bad kicker

    • maheepsangari
      maheepsangari
      Silver
      Joined: 08.06.2010 Posts: 2,163
      $0.03/$0.05 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 8 Players

      MP2: $7.40 (148 bb)
      MP3: $8.34 (166.8 bb)
      Hero (CO): $5 (100 bb)
      BTN: $2.60 (52 bb) 72/3/2.8/0.0/29
      SB: $1.70 (34 bb)
      BB: $2.29 (45.8 bb)
      UTG+2: $2.73 (54.6 bb)
      MP1: $4.95 (99 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is CO with A 8
      4 folds, Hero raises to $0.20, BTN calls $0.20, 2 folds

      Flop: ($0.48) Q A 4 (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.30, BTN raises to $0.60, Hero folds

      Results: $1.08 pot ($0.06 rake)
      Final Board: Q A 4
      Hero mucked A 8 and lost (-$0.50 net)
      BTN mucked and won $1.02 ($0.52 net)
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello maheepsangari,

      Most likely it's gonna be the safest option there to play it this way. Kind of hard to see a lot worse Ax hands there anyways. Although vs a min-raise we could also Call it once and reevaluate it on the turn.

      Best Regards.