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    I just played AA first hand UTG in a 360 man 10c turbo I wanted callers or even the odd raise, obviously, but I should have remembered that AA is still only ONE PAIR and with THREE ALL IN's in front of me I SHOULD HAVE FOLDED ad:ad: PokerStars Hand #74085324780: Tournament #502529770, $0.09+$0.01 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level I (10/20) - 2012/01/18 17:55:48 ET Table '502529770 20' 9-max Seat #1 is the button Seat 1: BenoPkr (1500 in chips) Seat 2: InLeftSucks (1500 in chips) Seat 3: hakkie555 (1500 in chips) Seat 4: Bill Curran (1500 in chips) Seat 5: omghs (1500 in chips) Seat 6: Dra. Rô (1500 in chips) Seat 7: emil_patriot (1500 in chips) Seat 8: georgiy264 (1500 in chips) Seat 9: karol9000 (1500 in chips) InLeftSucks: posts small blind 10 hakkie555: posts big blind 20 *** HOLE CARDS *** Dealt to Bill Curran [Ad Ac] Bill Curran: raises 40 to 60 omghs: folds Dra. Rô: folds emil_patriot: raises 1440 to 1500 and is all-in georgiy264: folds karol9000: calls 1500 and is all-in BenoPkr: folds InLeftSucks: calls 1490 and is all-in hakkie555: folds Bill Curran: calls 1440 and is all-in *** FLOP *** [8d Qd Th] *** TURN *** [8d Qd Th] [2s] *** RIVER *** [8d Qd Th 2s] [6c] *** SHOW DOWN *** InLeftSucks: shows [9c 7c] (a straight, Six to Ten) Bill Curran: shows [Ad Ac] (a pair of Aces) emil_patriot: shows [Jh Kc] (high card King) karol9000: shows [8s 8c] (three of a kind, Eights) InLeftSucks collected 6020 from pot Bill Curran finished the tournament in 357th place emil_patriot finished the tournament in 357th place karol9000 finished the tournament in 357th place *** SUMMARY *** Total pot 6020 | Rake 0 Board [8d Qd Th 2s 6c] Seat 1: BenoPkr (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet) Seat 2: InLeftSucks (small blind) showed [9c 7c] and won (6020) with a straight, Six to Ten Seat 3: hakkie555 (big blind) folded before Flop Seat 4: Bill Curran showed [Ad Ac] and lost with a pair of Aces Seat 5: omghs folded before Flop (didn't bet) Seat 6: Dra. Rô folded before Flop (didn't bet) Seat 7: emil_patriot showed [Jh Kc] and lost with high card King Seat 8: georgiy264 folded before Flop (didn't bet) Seat 9: karol9000 showed [8s 8c] and lost with three of a kind, Eights
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    *** moved to more appropriate forum JWK24***

    Bill,

    AA against the opps ranges should have about 60% equity here against 3 opps. With everyone equal chips, AA has invested about 25% equity into it. It's a really unlucky result, but a +35% EV play that I know that I'd make every time.

    John (JWK24)
    Last edited by JWK24; Thu Jan 19, 2012, 04:49 AM.
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    • #3
      If you don't wanna take a chance to quadruple up first hand with AA. You probably shouldn't play the 10c turbos

      I do feel your pain. From the brink of something special 1st hand to busto
      Last edited by ahar010; Thu Jan 19, 2012, 05:06 AM.


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      • #4
        I agree, I'm shoving this every time. If you can't shove when you're the favorite, then you're in the wrong game. Most times you'll win and have a great stack to build on, but you sometimes get the suckout.

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        • #5
          i agree you should of folded pre flop i 100 percent would fold with 3 all ins infront of me.

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          • #6
            You're 58% to win against those exact hands and you're calling 1,500 into a 4,500 pot. I think this is the right decision. I think I call here everytime with my eyes closed. Plus, it's a turbo. I don't play turbos at all but if I'm right it should make this decision even easier. Something like an MTT where the blinds increase slowly I might consider folding so early but chances are later on in a turbo you would find yourself in this sort of a situation with much morse than AA. So good play, bad luck..
            Anyone have any comments on this?

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