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  • right fold??

    i thought about calling here. but i figured i was beat.


    PokerStars Game #58959224693: Tournament #373338245, $0.50+$0.05 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level I (10/20) - 2011/03/10 5:48:44 ET
    Table '373338245 4' 9-max Seat #3 is the button
    Seat 1: jtmony54 (1500 in chips)
    Seat 2: msenia (1380 in chips)
    Seat 3: rongturn69 (1470 in chips)
    Seat 4: skeeda123 (2790 in chips)
    Seat 5: leimhan (1480 in chips)
    Seat 6: dzikibawol (1500 in chips)
    Seat 7: hiphoplives (1500 in chips)
    Seat 8: Fryz1337 (1500 in chips)
    Seat 9: SERGSD (380 in chips)
    skeeda123: posts small blind 10
    leimhan: posts big blind 20
    *** HOLE CARDS ***
    Dealt to hiphoplives [Td Tc]
    dzikibawol: raises 60 to 80
    hiphoplives: calls 80
    Fryz1337: folds
    SERGSD: folds
    jtmony54: raises 220 to 300
    msenia: folds
    rongturn69: folds
    skeeda123: calls 290
    leimhan: folds
    dzikibawol: raises 220 to 520
    hiphoplives: folds
    jtmony54: raises 980 to 1500 and is all-in
    skeeda123: folds
    dzikibawol: calls 980 and is all-in
    *** FLOP *** [Jc 9s 6s]
    *** TURN *** [Jc 9s 6s] [7c]
    *** RIVER *** [Jc 9s 6s 7c] [8d]
    *** SHOW DOWN ***
    dzikibawol: shows [Ad Ac] (a pair of Aces)
    jtmony54: shows [Qh Qc] (a pair of Queens)
    dzikibawol collected 3400 from pot
    jtmony54 finished the tournament in 41st place
    *** SUMMARY ***
    Total pot 3400 | Rake 0
    Board [Jc 9s 6s 7c 8d]
    Seat 1: jtmony54 showed [Qh Qc] and lost with a pair of Queens
    Seat 2: msenia folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 3: rongturn69 (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 4: skeeda123 (small blind) folded before Flop
    Seat 5: leimhan (big blind) folded before Flop
    Seat 6: dzikibawol showed [Ad Ac] and won (3400) with a pair of Aces
    Seat 7: hiphoplives folded before Flop
    Seat 8: Fryz1337 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 9: SERGSD folded before Flop (didn't bet)

  • #2
    Fold

    You figured right, and I think you made the correct play. This is one of those hands that a less skilled player would have called, then sucked out. You missed your chance to be a donk LOL.

    On a serious note, I've been reading a lot of your posts lately. I went through a similiar slump recently. I started looking through my hand histories to find some of the horrendous bad beats I had been suffering. While I was doing this, I realized that every time I had been knocked out it had been a bad beat.

    I started thinking about this, and realized that if I was getting my money in with the best hand every time, there wasn't anything else I could do. Sooner or later, the variance would shift and my hands would start holding up.

    I know it's hard, but try to keep your head on straight. As long as you make the right decisions, the poker gods will eventually smile on you.

    Good luck!!
    Bracelet Winner


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