[NL2-NL10] pocket 99 raised out the game

    • dragonste
      Joined: 28.06.2010 Posts: 136
      Known players: (for a description of vp$ip, pfr, ats, folded bb, af, wts, wsd, hands go to http://www.pokerstrategy.com/en/articles/182/?referer=grabem_hand)
      BBvsSteal WTS W$SD ORL
      RaisePreflop hands AF vp$ip

      MP1 (12.57):
      100 67 0 33
      17 24 0.0 17MP3 (7.51)

      CO (3.85):
      - 0 - 0
      0 05 - 40

      BU (1.76):
      100 40 50 0
      5 22 0.5 14

      0.02/0.05 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Elephant 0.85 by http://www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with 9h, 9s
      2 folds, MP1 raises to $0.20, MP2 folds, Hero calls $0.20, CO calls $0.20, BU raises to $1.76 (All-In), 2 folds, MP1 calls $1.56, 2 folds.

      Flop: ($3.99) 8h, 5h, 5d
      Turn: ($3.99) 9c
      River: ($3.99) 9d (2 players)

      Final Pot: $3.99

      i think this was pretty straight forward fold but i thought i would check with the pro's an make sure.
      cos like shown it was pretty grouling to watch all the money that could have been mine dwindle away into someone elses pocket, **cry**
  • 3 replies
    • Duudalinja
      Joined: 21.12.2009 Posts: 1,030
      I think it's fine if I read stats correctly and given the fact MP1 calls BU's shove. 99 may not be enough and you will be flipping or behind often.

      Edit: Yea, it's hard to see having quads, but you won't have them every time, so don't let such a situations blurry your logic!
    • EmanuelC16
      Joined: 02.01.2010 Posts: 13,909
      Had this situation too a bunch of times. You would have won it this time, but just equilate each player's range to see if you are ahead enough to make a call a winning move. The answer is you are not ahead, therefore a fold is the correct move.
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      Very standard fold. Even if they're both full of shit they'll often show up with overcards, so except for the times they have some of each others outs you'll basically need to dodge 4 overcards on five streets. Just plug in something like 99vsKQvsAJ in the equilator and you'll see that even if you happen to be ahead, it's not enough to call it off when you consider that often you're 2-outing against at least one of them.

      Hope it helps.