Call or fold.....Why?

CRUDEFINDER

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Utg+1 is a fish
Button is TAG
My Image-Nit
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poker stars, $9 + $0.90 NL Hold'em Tournament, 100/200 Blinds, 8 Players
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BB: 2,818
UTG: 2,950
UTG+1: 8,425
MP1: 3,535
MP2: 5,906
Hero (CO): 4,875
BTN: 7,251
SB: 3,970
Pre-Flop: (300) J
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A
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dealt to Hero (CO)
UTG folds, UTG+1 raises to 400, 2 folds, Hero calls 400, BTN calls 400, 2 folds
Flop: (1,500) K
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3
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(3 Players)
UTG+1 bets 600, Hero calls 600, BTN calls 600
Turn: (3,300) K
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[ 9
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UTG+1 bets 1,000, Hero ?????
 
Melkor

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Easy fold, you have a gutshot straight draw. That is all. Can't even be sure that the ace is an out. UTG may be a fish but he has fired again into two players on a real dangerous board. Not only that, a TAG with position is still to act behind you after calling on the flop.

It is a pretty standard laydown on the flop, simple on the turn.
 
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I'm not even sure why you called the flop, this is an easy fold.
 
OzExorcist

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Fold, because fish can hit their hands too and, like it or not, this one is giving every sign that they've connected with this flop. Unless you've got some read that this player regularly double-barrell bluffs against two solid opponents. In which case I'd probably still fold, because...

...if the button is really a solid TAG player, then you've got even more reason to be concerned about him: a solid tag should be betting and raising, not flat calling. Flat calling pre-flop and on the flop suggests he's got either a very strong hand or a very strong draw and he's slowplaying you both.
 
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flop is horrible, easy fold, easy turn fold as well
 
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Flop is not horrible, but villain has you covered, and is saying he wants this pot. Btn also has you covered, and is willing to deal with UTG+1. You have pretty air here, but not much else (personally I generally put a gutshot about on par with pocket 4's).

Yes the hand has potential, yes you are sooooo tempted. But its a fold.

Remember survival is key in tourney play. It will be much easier to have folded and then see the river queen, than to shove and see the river 3.

Oh, and incidentally, the call would be totally inappropriate here. If it were a question of shove or fold, it would be more appropriate. A better case could be made to shove here, than to call here.
 
Effexor

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Fold flop, fold turn.

Image is a nit? Nits don't call bets on gutshots.
 
WVHillbilly

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Nits don't often call preflop with AJs.
 
CRUDEFINDER

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That makes two comments about the same thing
I didn't say that I was a nit, I said that that was my image at this table at the time.
:p
 
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if u want to find out where your at against him you can reraise pre flop from the button with position on him, and you can take the lead away from him and even take a free turn card if you wish...but if u decide to call which is fine, dont fall into the trap of trying to chase against him because you will tilt off all your chips to him....
 
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