A beautiful KK to start the year

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Alaercio da Rocha

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Spin Go $ 1.00 first hand. The question is if I should have shovaged pre flop. These spin are complicated


pokerstars, $0.91 + $0.09 - Hold'em No Limit - 10/20 - 3 players
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rodrigoo1991 (BU): 500 (25 bb)
kearnz514 (SB): 500 (25 bb)
alaercio (BB): 500 (25 bb)

Pre-Flop: (30) Hero (alaercio) is BB with K K
1 fold, kearnz514 (SB) calls 10, alaercio (BB) raises to 60, kearnz514 (SB) calls 40

Flop: (120) J Q 5 (2 players)
kearnz514 (SB) bets 20, alaercio (BB) raises to 440 (all-in), kearnz514 (SB) calls 420 (all-in)

Turn: (1,000) 7 (2 players, 2 all-in)

River: (1,000) A (2 players, 2 all-in)

Total pot: 1,000

Showdown:
alaercio (BB) shows K K (a pair of Kings)
(Equity - Pre-Flop: 83%, Flop: 82%, Turn: 18%, River: 0%)

kearnz514 (SB) shows 7 Q (two pair, Queens and Sevens)
(Equity - Pre-Flop: 17%, Flop: 18%, Turn: 82%, River: 100%)

kearnz514 (SB) wins 1,000
 
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I would play the same, sometimes even with AA you can lose against three of a kind or two pairs.

Recently I had really bad luck where I lost around 10 games in a row in the spins and had this kind of situations quite a lot
 
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Basically the hand is just a bad beat, and if anything you played it to fast. Preflop raise to 60 is fine and standard. On the flop I would have raised to something like 100, and then probably jammed a clean turn like this. Would still have been the same result this exact time, but short term results dont matter.
 
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just a bad beat, Nothing to worry About


could have shovaged preflop aswell
 
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you did everything right. just no luck, it happens, but played well. even more so when you consider that it’s the back go. Chip advantage.good luck man)
 
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This is a common situation. You had a strong hand and more outs, but it will work next time :kh4: :kd4::wavey:
 
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I would showed pre flop, it’s only way in this micro and low buy ins. There is always some one who will call your all in, maybe it will not be a guy with two pairs
 
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You have a pocket pair, but the opponent is also well hit the flop. Happy turn for him.
 
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Literally me yesterday. Playing 3 tournaments first time I see a hand better than 1010 out of all of them, and this guy with k6OS calls me allin and proceeds to make a flush with his 6 on runner runner. It's hands like that and play like that I don't grind online poker.
 
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That's annoying for sure. But you want Q7 to be putzing around in your pots when you have KK.
 
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Low stakes is mostly bingo to begin with and you have to understand that the variance goes up exponentially.
 
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Low stakes is mostly bingo to begin with and you have to understand that the variance goes up exponentially.

In this case the Villain did not even play that bad. Yeah Q7s is a bit of a loose defend preflop out of position, but its not the worst hand in the deck, and 3-handed you cant sit around and wait for the nuts. And when you flop top pair with only 25BB behind, you basically have to go with your hand. Heros jam look wild, and there were a bunch of draws on that board, so in Villains spot I would also have made the call.

So its probably more a case of hyper turbo short stacked tournaments being a bit of bingo, rather than the stakes. In a 100$ spin this might well have played out in the exact same manner. Exept actually that a good player would not donk lead for 1BB, and a good player would also not jam his overpair for 3 times the pot. If anything Hero probably played this hand worse than Villain to be honest. Hero just feel entitled to win, because he had KK. But having KK is not exactly a result of skill. That is also just pure luck.
 
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