JQ - how good is it really?

arkadiy

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pokerstars Game #14672268935: Tournament #74377553, $4.00+$0.40 Hold'em No Limit - Level XII (600/1200) - 2008/01/19 - 14:24:35 (ET)
Table '74377553 19' 9-max Seat #3 is the button
Seat 1: AverageMatt (9071 in chips)
Seat 3: garsig (62172 in chips)
Seat 5: Roberto_81 (12358 in chips)
Seat 6: Arkadiy (45845 in chips)
Seat 7: andi2812 (35609 in chips)
Seat 8: IrishSupremo (24245 in chips)
Seat 9: HeavensWolf7 (80700 in chips)
AverageMatt: posts the ante 125
garsig: posts the ante 125
Roberto_81: posts the ante 125
Arkadiy: posts the ante 125
andi2812: posts the ante 125
IrishSupremo: posts the ante 125
HeavensWolf7: posts the ante 125
Roberto_81: posts small blind 600
Arkadiy: posts big blind 1200
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to Arkadiy [Jc Qs]
andi2812: folds
IrishSupremo: raises 3600 to 4800
HeavensWolf7: folds
AverageMatt: folds
garsig: folds
Roberto_81: folds
Arkadiy: folds
IrishSupremo collected 3875 from pot
IrishSupremo: doesn't show hand
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 3875 | Rake 0
Seat 1: AverageMatt folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 3: garsig (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 5: Roberto_81 (small blind) folded before Flop
Seat 6: Arkadiy (big blind) folded before Flop
Seat 7: andi2812 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 8: IrishSupremo collected (3875)
Seat 9: HeavensWolf7 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
 
Jack Daniels

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QJ just isnt' that strong a hand. A fold here is perfectly reasonable. Even if he's raising with any A or K, you're still behind and have to catch.
 
Kenzie 96

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JQ, shes Aces as far as I'm concerned. :)
 
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check outmy dismay with it. The thread is a fe down called 'FINAL TABLE, DUMB ASS PLAY BY ME'
 
arkadiy

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Personally this thread was just so I can have more support into convincing me to fold JQ :)
 
vanquish

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its def QJ and not JQ, the bigger card comes first
 
SeanyJ

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You really shouldn't need any convincing to fold QJ. It is so easily dominated that even if you hit top pair you don't know where you stand in the hand.
 
Prysm

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I'd rather have AQ, AJ, or KQ. QJ can run into trouble against AK, K10, 109s pretty easily. I recently busted someone who was holding QJ against my KQ. Its not dat goooooooooddddd
 
Gobbs

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In my book, all of the following hands are better than QJo.

- Any pair higher than 88.
- Any suited Ax where x>=8.
- Any unsuited Ax where x>=T
- Any suited Kx where x>=9
- KQo; KJo
- QJs; QTs
- JTs

That's about 13% of the hands. Do you really think he was raising from early position with something worse than these?

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