This is a discussion on Folding decent hands preflop late in MTTs – or “Ace Queen, JJ and other traps” within the online poker forums, in the Cash Games section; Article found at www.cardschat.com/folding-good-hands.php
As you say, this is all predicated on your read of the player and the importance of the situation, but it's a good thing to keep in the back of ones mind just for when that situation arises.
31st March 2007, 7:01 PM
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Great article + rep i am not good enuff to comment on ithehe
31st March 2007, 7:32 PM
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Yeah, you can see this in action by watching any of the big online tourneys. Every week I try to watch 4 tables at a time of well known online pros in the PokerStars Sunday Million. Very informative. You can learn a lot about these situations by watching the best, even if you don't see the cards showndown that often. Great post, + rep.
31st March 2007, 8:52 PM
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Game: ON !
re: Poker & Folding decent hands preflop late in MTTs – or “Ace Queen, JJ and other traps”
A good explanation of the math behind why you would fold to someone that tight (15%) and who raises that little (5%).
Would he fold any of these hands:
And possibly AJ, KQ and 99."
to a REraise preflop?
31st March 2007, 10:07 PM
Poker at: Bodog, Party
An interesting insight. Now I am almost tempted to attempt an article about playiing good starting hands in the bubble.