re: Poker & Question: Have you EVER thrown away A-A before?
OK, to those of you who said you would NEVER fold AA pre-flop, let me propose this situation (not at all uncommon) and see if you would change your answer:
You are in a satellite to the WSOP
main event. There are 10 people left and the top 9 each get a $10,000.00 seat. You are currently 4th in chips, the blinds are 2000/4000 with an ante of 500. The two short stacks in the tournament have around 10000 chips each and you have 130,000. You pick up AA in the big blind. The huge chip leader on the button pushes.
Do you call and risk it or fold and most certainly take your $10,000.00 seat in the next 5 or 6 hands?