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[NL2-NL10] NL2 A9 Fold

    • Spikelema
      Joined: 03.07.2008 Posts: 55
      I was wondering if I played this too agressively at first? Should I have folded from the beginning?

      Poker Stars, $0.01/$0.02 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 9 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BTN: $1.51 (75.5 bb)
      SB: $1.68 (84 bb)
      Hero (BB): $0.97 (48.5 bb)
      UTG+1: $2.17 (108.5 bb)
      UTG+2: $1.89 (94.5 bb)
      MP1: $2.06 (103 bb)
      MP2: $1.79 (89.5 bb)
      MP3: $1.12 (56 bb)
      CO: $2 (100 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with A 9
      UTG+1 raises to $0.04, 5 folds, BTN raises to $0.15, SB folds, Hero raises to $0.46, UTG+1 calls $0.42, BTN raises to $1.51 and is all-in, Hero folds, UTG+1 calls $1.05

      Flop: ($3.49) 7 T 2 (2 players, 1 is all-in)
      Turn: ($3.49) A (2 players, 1 is all-in)
      River: ($3.49) 3 (2 players, 1 is all-in)

      $3.49 pot ($0.12 rake)
      Final Board: 7 T 2 A 3
      BTN showed K A and won $3.37 ($1.86 net)
      UTG+1 showed K K and lost (-$1.51 net)
  • 1 reply
    • kymupa
      Joined: 22.10.2009 Posts: 22,364

      Just fold here. We have a raise and a reraise, and even though they are weak, our hand isn't good enough and we can get called quite often or forced to play for stacks since we are investing 50% of our stack preflop.
      When BU shoves I'm not really sure we can fold here considering our left stack and the size of the pot.

      The main mistake here is choosing to 4bet here.