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Oh Leads Day 1B

Day 1b is done and we have our final 10 players. Young Oh is leading the pack with 604,000, which puts him atop both starting flights. The player known as DD had the chip lead ...

Folding K-K Preflop

by Jonathan Little |  Published: Mar 05, 2014


I don’t usually write about spots that come up infrequently, but I recently witnessed this hand that I thought was fairly entertaining. Everyone started with around 150 big blinds. Player A in first position raised to three big blinds, Player B, a good tight aggressive kid in second position, reraised to 8 big blinds and Player C, a mediocre loose-aggressive kid in third position, four-bet to 22 big blinds. Player A folded, then Player B five-bet to 42 big blinds. Player C elected to six-bet to 68 big blinds only to watch as Player B decided to go all-in. Fun stuff! Player C, who was currently getting 3.7-to-1 pot odds, meaning he needs to win 27 percent of the time, proudly flipped his K-K face up and folded. While I am all for making big folds when they make sense, in this situation, even though Player B will have A-A ...

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