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  • how to play QQ in this situation..

    PokerStars Game #71947101681: Tournament #476294178, 100FPP Hold'em No Limit - Level XIV (800/1600) - 2011/12/10 17:08:27 ET
    Table '476294178 229' 9-max Seat #2 is the button
    Seat 1: JoZ66 (60266 in chips)
    Seat 2: bionicman323 (18469 in chips)
    Seat 3: johnshooter9 (16671 in chips)
    Seat 4: elTi0FerCh0 (3936 in chips)
    Seat 5: Bishep555 (4472 in chips)
    Seat 6: PO3blCK/IOXA (35142 in chips)
    Seat 7: winz savana (61239 in chips)
    Seat 8: MikeKB878 (6620 in chips)
    Seat 9: pokerschakal (20934 in chips)
    JoZ66: posts the ante 150
    bionicman323: posts the ante 150
    johnshooter9: posts the ante 150
    elTi0FerCh0: posts the ante 150
    Bishep555: posts the ante 150
    PO3blCK/IOXA: posts the ante 150
    winz savana: posts the ante 150
    MikeKB878: posts the ante 150
    pokerschakal: posts the ante 150
    johnshooter9: posts small blind 800
    elTi0FerCh0: posts big blind 1600
    *** HOLE CARDS ***
    Dealt to winz savana [Qd Qc]
    Bishep555: folds
    PO3blCK/IOXA: folds
    winz savana: raises 3200 to 4800
    MikeKB878: folds
    pokerschakal: folds
    JoZ66: raises 55316 to 60116 and is all-in
    bionicman323: folds
    johnshooter9: folds
    elTi0FerCh0: folds
    winz savana: calls 55316
    *** FLOP *** [6c Tc 8c]
    *** TURN *** [6c Tc 8c] [6h]
    *** RIVER *** [6c Tc 8c 6h] [2d]
    *** SHOW DOWN ***
    winz savana: shows [Qd Qc] (two pair, Queens and Sixes)
    JoZ66: shows [Ac Kc] (a flush, Ace high)
    JoZ66 collected 123982 from pot

    my stacks was large..still confusing with this..please tell me

  • #2
    You do have about 40BB, but you also have a premium hand.
    Did you have any reads on the opponent? Was the opponent playing many hands?

    The one and only way that I fold to their shove is if the opp was playing basically no hands at all and was only showing down AA or KK and that is probably not the case.

    I like the initial raise and the call, as if you win the hand, you're going to have a very large stack of chips that can set you up for a deep run in the tournament. Unfortunately, you got unlucky with it (you were a 54% favorite to win the hand preflop).
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    • #3
      Exactly what JWK said here winz. Minus a specific read on a very tight profile player who has shown down with AA/KK hands I'm never folding QQ here. And even with that read it would be a difficult fold because I would be asking myself why would an apparently competent player would want to punt value with AA or KK by over betting the hand so much.

      Only hands that have you beat here is AA or KK. Only hand that you're essentially flipping with is AK and you're a narrow favorite there. To me this is a call all day long unless I have that specific read. And even then I'm going to be very much on the fence as to fold or not.

      Well played I think,just run better next time.

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