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[NL2-NL10] Folded AK, was this correct

    • Sinnology
      Joined: 10.08.2009 Posts: 994
      $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Holdem
      8 Players
      Hand Conversion Powered by

      UTG orgamicraze ($6.65)
      UTG+1 Hero ($4.09)
      MP1 A_Benedek ($2.93)
      MP2 shovedaturn2 ($9.75)
      CO LazyDonkey88 ($10.09)
      BTN lammeco ($4.87)
      SB Wax1978 ($16.80)
      BB agrioskylos ($6.17)

      Pre-Flop: ($0.15, 8 players) Hero is UTG+1 A:club: K:diamond:
      orgamicraze goes all-in $6.65, Hero folds, A_Benedek goes all-in $2.93, 5 folds

      Flop: 2:heart: J:heart: J:club: ($6.01, 2 players, 2 all-in)

      Turn: 2:club: ($6.01, 2 players, 2 all-in)

      River: 10:heart: ($6.01, 2 players, 2 all-in)

      Final Pot: $6.01
      orgamicraze shows TWO_PAIR JACK SIX
      6:spade: 6:club:
      A_Benedek shows TWO_PAIR JACK TWO
      Q:diamond: A:spade:

      orgamicraze wins $9.43 (net +$2.78)

      A_Benedek lost $2.93

      I know that I should go all in with AK after preflop raise has been made infront of me, but in this situation I just double up against the same oponent who shoved, so I somehow presume he has some mid pair or AJ,AQ and didint want to risk my newly doubled up stack to the coin flip.
      I wonder was this really bad decision to fold AK here?
  • 1 reply
    • Gerv
      Joined: 07.05.2008 Posts: 17,678
      You can fold :) In fact I think that is the best play as the call option(=jam) is really gambling

      From a BSS perspective you can take your chances and shove but as you didn't invested any penny in this pot, you can safely fold

      However if you think he is the super maniac on the table by all means shoving is ++++EV and folding stays 0EV

      Best regards,