$2 NLHE Full Ring: Fold AKs Pre?
- $0.01/$0.02 No Limit Holdem (8 players)
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UTG+1 Hero: $4.23
($0.03) Hero is UTG+1 and dealt
UTG raises to $0.16
, Hero folds
, 5 folds
, BB calls $0.14
($0.33) (2 players)
BB checks, UTG bets $0.16
, BB raises to $0.32
, UTG calls $0.16
($0.97) (2 players)
BB bets $0.69
, UTG calls $0.69
($2.35) (2 players)
BB bets $1.81 (All-in)
, UTG calls $0.83 (All-in)
Ok, this might have been a really stupid fold on my part and you guys are probably going to call me a stupid idiot who shouldn't ever play poker for doing this but here are my reasons for folding AKs pre.
I know AKs is a premium hand and pretty much the rarest. However, 3 hands ago, I stacked a person by shoving my KK against villain's Queens preflop. The hand right before, I had AKo and raised to 10c on the flop, got 2 callers, and overbet a one outer straight draw to take down the pot.
The villain to my right was UTG and had stats of around VPIP 24 and PFR 15 out of 46 hands. However, I had never seen villain open from UTG, especially with such a large raise (villain usually min bets or bets 3xBB). Due to the large raise, I put villain on Aces, Kings, or possibly AK, all of which either have me beat or splitting with. Since I know my raises will probably not get much respect (I showed my kings but not my AK), I felt that I would be an underdog to villains range UTG and decided to fold.
I also did not want to play AK because of the decision I felt I would put myself in. In this spot, I would probably 3bet villain and a 3 bet would most likely be met by a 4bet shove by villain. I do not want to race with AK which is only Ace high if I miss the flop.