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  • rockin m
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    i can't see the all-in pre-flop gamble for just the blinds if no one calls? to win/lose ? a battle? then to gamble and lose a war? tournament life, or all my stack in a cash game, its not EV? is it? and if someone calls there is so many range of hands that can beat TP?????? I haven't seen the 80% win yet?

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  • jjpregler
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    No. When your decision is preflop, AA is 80%+ no matter what other hand he holds. Your equity changes based on the cards that run out, but preflop you are 80%+. Some of the flops will give him equity, but 70% of the flops will leave him to needing a runner runner combo or maybe 2 outs if he has an underpair.

    I am never, ever folding here. anyone who really tries to convince themselves not to get in as many chips as they possibly can preflop with AA should take up another game.

    I would get 1,000 BBs in with AA.

    Caveat: Yes, someone could develop some satellite bubble scenario where it would be correct to fold AA preflop, but in 13 years, I have never encountered that situation at the table.

  • rockin m
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    thanks for all of your inputs i will adjust my mind set.

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  • reeeeeeper
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    If you stay in to the river heads-up you're either 100%, 0% or the rare 50%, just like with every other hand. I don't understand your question.

  • Patrick G
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    Yea its an easy call with the best cards in the deck.? That is what you do. and if you lose. That's part of it. Smile and know you got it in good.

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  • Rainmaker314
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    Hopefully the guy or gal to my right, when I wake up with pocket Aces, Kings, Queens or AK.

  • Crondo79
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    You can't pass up big edges in tournament play, if you aren't willing to call a preflop all in with AA then you may want to reconsider your strategy. I'm high fiving the people around me as I pile my chips in.

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  • kkep
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    Who open jams 50 bigs?

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  • rockin m
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    85% wow i didn't know that, i assume that drops % if you stayed in to the river? and card dependent flop,turn, river? thanks

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  • rockin m
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    i'm a low stakes player and have found that pocket As can be beat in so any ways, a small 2 pair,,set, straight, flush, 4 to 1 against is not good, if I can't see the flop ? I'lL fold, and save my chips for a better shot, unless i know the player is a weak bluffer. even then its still a gamble or if i have at least +10:1 implied odds. GL

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  • reeeeeeper
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    Grab some from the guy sitting next to you, put those in too.

  • Rainmaker314
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    Put all your chips in the middle.

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  • Michael
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    It is early in a tournament. Lets just say the table is a mix of rec players, and pros. The blinds are rec players. We are middle stack on the table. We both have about 50 bbs.

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  • Michael
    started a topic Preflop

    Preflop

    Lets just say you are on button and you are dealt pocket aces the high jack jams all in and everyone folds to you what would you do in this situation
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