The Worlds biggest fold
I really wanted to share this story with you.
Whilst trying to build my bankroll I feel I made my biggest accomplishment last night!
To give you some background I had bought in for $3 on a NLHE .01 .02 on stars. I'd been playing for about 3 hours up to this point on the 1 table. I had successfully turned my $3 buyin into over $9. I wasn't in the mood to gamble and i was trying to control any risks as much as i could.
In the hand you are about to see, the player i was against, for some reason only had 1 move, ALL IN. Any pot he was in he went all in on the flop regardless of combination of cards, number of players in the pot, or the pot size. There was no way to read him, as no-one every saw his cards or called him.
Please see below on this particular hand
Game #16406967331: Hold'em No Limit ($0.01/$0.02) - 2008/04/01 - 08:20:59 (ET)
Table 'Saito II' 9-max Seat #9 is the button
Seat 1: heuschrecker ($5.30 in chips)
Seat 2: bradleyesq ($2.05 in chips)
Seat 5: VonPaulos ($2.84 in chips)
Seat 6: Custo80 ($9.39 in chips)
Seat 7: suffix8 ($1.08 in chips)
Seat 8: AsXBlood ($1 in chips)
Seat 9: EarlBlack ($0.91 in chips)
heuschrecker: posts small blind $0.01
bradleyesq: posts big blind $0.02
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to Custo80 [Js 2s]
Custo80: raises $0.06 to $0.08
heuschrecker: calls $0.07
*** FLOP *** [3s 7s 6s]
heuschrecker: bets $4.98
Custo80 said, "why"
Custo80 said, "stupid bet"
heuschrecker collected $0.18 from pot
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot $0.18 | Rake $0
Board [3s 7s 6s]
Seat 1: heuschrecker (small blind) collected ($0.18)
Seat 2: bradleyesq (big blind) folded before Flop
Seat 5: VonPaulos folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 6: Custo80 folded on the Flop
Seat 7: suffix8 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 8: AsXBlood folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 9: EarlBlack (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
I may have made a mistake by folding, but i thought of the following factors:
He may have the Q K or A of spades and hit.
I've worked so hard for 3 hours building this up, why risk loosing the majority of my hard work on this one hand.
That's all folks, thanks for taking the time to read. I'm still not sure whether i had him or not, I'll never know. BUT i do know that i'm proud i was disciplined to look at the "bigger picture" and not risk my hard work on a single hand.