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Major decision during the Sunday big game

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  • Major decision during the Sunday big game

    Hi All,

    I was in the Sunday big tournament and this happened:

    We are on the Bubble
    I'm in late position preflop with 55 K in chips (around 20 bb worth)
    An early position player goes all in
    A middle postion player raises all in which would put me all in
    I have pocket aces

    What would you do keeping in mind we're on the bubble?

  • #2
    Bubble decisions

    Purely from, a poker standpoint you should call. AA is a plus EV hand preflop against any number of callers. If the aces hold, the large pot will put you in good position to make a deep run to earn a big payday. That said, if you are playing at a level that is well above your normal buy in, a min cash can be a substantial bankroll boost. In that case I would seriously consider a fold. It guarantees me a big payday and with twenty big blinds I still have a decent chance of a deep run.

    You had a good tournament however that hand worked out
    3 Time Bracelet Winner


    • #3
      Hi 0verhiller! I agree with Doug. Situations like this are very good reasons for using the proper bankroll management. I want to be in these types of spots, as they can set me up for a very deep run in the tourney. Yes, I could get outdrawn and ko'd, but the reward of a deep run for the times that I win (and I'm the favorite to win the hand with AA). In a league game I could muck them (due to the point structure) but I really want to be playing hands in this type of situation. Good luck at the tables.umbup: John (JWK24)

      6 Time Bracelet Winner



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