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Fold saves money sometimes

    • Grailer
      Grailer
      Global
      Joined: 19.11.2009 Posts: 321
      Easy fold here i could have checked flop instead of C-bet to save more money.


      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.15/$0.3 Fixed-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with K, K.
      UTG1 calls, UTG2 calls, 3 folds, CO calls, BU folds, SB calls, Hero raises, UTG1 calls, UTG2 calls, CO 3-Bets, SB calls, Hero caps, UTG1 calls, UTG2 calls, CO calls, SB calls.

      Flop: (20 SB) 3, A, T (5 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets, UTG1 calls, UTG2 folds, CO raises, SB folds, Hero folds, UTG1 calls.

      Turn: (12.5 BB) 5 (2 players)
      UTG1 checks, CO bets, UTG1 calls.

      River: (14.5 BB) 7 (2 players)
      UTG1 checks, CO bets, UTG1 calls.

      Final Pot: 16.5 BB.
      Results follow:

      UTG1 shows a pair of aces(4 A).
      CO shows three of a kind, tens(T T).

      CO wins with three of a kind, tens(T T).



      And here is an example of failure to fold when I knew i was probably beaten after missing set on flop.

      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.15/$0.3 Fixed-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Preflop: Hero is SB with 8, 8.
      2 folds, MP1 calls, MP2 folds, MP3 raises, CO calls, BU folds, Hero calls, BB folds, MP1 calls.

      Flop: (9 SB) 3, 3, J (4 players)
      Hero checks, MP1 checks, MP3 bets, CO calls, Hero calls, MP1 calls.

      Turn: (6.5 BB) 3 (4 players)
      Hero checks, MP1 checks, MP3 bets, CO folds, Hero calls, MP1 folds.

      River: (8.5 BB) 5 (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP3 bets, Hero calls.

      Final Pot: 10.5 BB.
      Results follow:

      Hero shows a full-house, threes full of eights(8 8).
      MP3 shows a full-house, threes full of queens(Q Q).

      MP3 wins with a full-house, threes full of queens(Q Q).
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