re: Poker & What would you consider your best fold?
Two come to mind, one live, one online.
Live, I had QQ in middle position with an above average stack size and UTG+1 raises it to 3xBB - I re-raise him 9xBB and he shoves. He was a tight player and I didn't think he would be 4 betting light - I ask him to show, he says sure and I fold the Queens face up and he shows the rockets. This was with 30 players left in an 80 player field and I went on to finish fourth. My very next hand I flopped the nut flush and doubled through someone else.
Online, I was in the $15k GTD on PokerStars
and past the bubble. I look down at A-A, woohoo, UTG+1 raises 3x BB, I am in mid position and re-raise it to 9x BB and get one caller and then the original raiser just calls, I have been playing with this guy the last hour and he is a solid tight player.
The flop comes Q-9-3 rainbow, it checks to me, I bet 2/3 pot, one fold and initial raiser just calls. Uh-oh, now I am concerned, just a flat call? Turn is another brick (7), he checks and for some reason I slow down and check it also. River is a 6 and he shoves all in. I think a bit and fold the Aces and he shows Q-Q for trips queens. I went on to finish 6th in that tournament.