Question: Have you EVER thrown away A-A before?

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I mean, I can understand if you raise PF and some donkey calls and then like 3 K's come on the flop...and you would think your opponent would have A-K if he pushes...

But have you EVER thrown away A-A in any situation?

Interesting question indeed...;)
 
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Yeah a bunch of times after the flop.
 
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Yep, and it really sucks to have to do it.
 
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Yep, when the flop comes the one color you don't have and then comes the turn same color.
 
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Baby jesus cries a little every time I have to muck AA post flop.
 
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The other day I had AA with 4 callers pf with a KQJ board :( Folded and would've sucked out. lol oh well, it was the right move.
 
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i'v folded AA 3- 4 times before folp there are situtation were its just plain smarter to fold
 
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preflop i've never folded it, after the flop I have numerous times.
 
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There should be NO reason WHATSOEVER to fold PREflop. It's THE STRONGEST preflop hand. Post-flop, though....Yeah I think I might have done it a few times.
 
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There should be NO reason WHATSOEVER to fold PREflop. It's THE STRONGEST preflop hand. Post-flop, though....Yeah I think I might have done it a few times.

No reason whatsoever? Ever played a MTT at Full Tilt Poker?

Mucked them more times than I care to count! When it's hand #1 (or 2 or 3 or 7) and half the table has gone all in in front of you (with bricks)...you know one of those nutz is gonna hit a str8 or flush or something ridiculous - I'm there to play the tourney, not just the hand. And yes, it sux big time.:rolleyes:
 
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There should be NO reason WHATSOEVER to fold PREflop. It's THE STRONGEST preflop hand. Post-flop, though....Yeah I think I might have done it a few times.
Bingo!!!!!!!!!!
Perfect answer...................
 
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You should NEVER fold AA pre-flop unless it is a satellite tournament..
Also, you should be able to fold AA postflop many times if you don't hit and there is a scary board.
 
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When there are more than 3 callers going all in a mtt folding pocket aces is a good idea.
 
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i folded pocket aces pre-flop once in a satellite tourney.. i had was already in position to win one of the spots in the tourney so i simply folded them and made the tournament thru the satellite..
 
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I mean, I can understand if you raise PF and some donkey calls and then like 3 K's come on the flop...and you would think your opponent would have A-K if he pushes...

But have you EVER thrown away A-A in any situation?

Interesting question indeed...;)

If I had AA and the flop came 3Ks, I would most likely not fold... In fact, I'd say that would be one of the safest flops to bet AA on: no straight or flush draws, and what's the chance that he has the case K in the deck and just hit four of a kind? Pretty small. Most likely he has AJ, AQ, maybe even A10 or a suited connector. After all, if he IS a donkey, he'll probably call with a wide variety of cards, I'd make some value bets to lure him along and get the most out of him as I could.
 
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I don't think I ever have preflop, but postflop is a different story entirely.
 
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If I had AA and the flop came 3Ks, I would most likely not fold... In fact, I'd say that would be one of the safest flops to bet AA on: no straight or flush draws, and what's the chance that he has the case K in the deck and just hit four of a kind? Pretty small. Most likely he has AJ, AQ, maybe even A10 or a suited connector. After all, if he IS a donkey, he'll probably call with a wide variety of cards, I'd make some value bets to lure him along and get the most out of him as I could.


I didn't think anyone was going to get specific on me...but ok...

I was just giving an example...this didn't happen...:)
 
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Pre flop I would never fold the best starting hand but after the flop I have sensing my opponant had hit a str8
 
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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?
 
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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?


Haha...YES!

Best...example........EVER!!!!!!:D
 
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i would call and:

A become the new chipleader, or

B go out in 10th and have everyone feel sorry for me

I WILL NEVER FOLD AA PRE-FLOP! NO PRO WOULD DO IT, ITS THAT SIMPLE!
 
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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?


On a smaller scale a similar situation developed for me today. I am playing in one of those 45 manners on full tilt where the top six cash.

I am second in chips with 9k and there are seven of us left. Chipleader has round 18k.

I'm in the big blind and bam AA, action goes around chipleader raises to 2k. comes back to me I re raise to 3k.... he re raises all in. So i figure I'm looking at qq or kk. now i can still fold here and have an easy walk into the money but hell no i call.

He flips over QQ

the flop is Q 2 7 and artax78 has finished seventh in this tournament.

I have been involved in a lot of situations like this and I think depending on what the stakes are and the given situation at the time u may have to fold pre flop.
 
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i was so wasted when the only time i folded AA before the flop.My friend was sitting next to me and said "Dude why the ... did you folded AA ?"
It was a raised pot with 2 callers and i was thinking that my pocket fours has no chance .Here is the lesson DO NOT DRINK while playing poker..
 
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