Tuesday, December 28, 2010

I just folded KK preflop...

I was 3 hands away from closing my session for the night when I picked up KK UTG+3. I had played pretty well and had booked a half stack winning session for the night.

UTG raised. He was a 16/4 after 30 hands or so. UhOh. I briefly considered folding right there! I knew that was ridiculous, so I made a normal 3bet. The table folded around and the original raiser made the perfect size, normal 4bet.

That was enough for me. I was not getting AA vs. KK coolered on the last orbit of the night. No fucking way. I folded. Might have been the best hand, I don't care. Or it might have been aces and I would hit my 1 in 5 to suck out. It might have been seven-deuce. Doesn't matter.

With proof that I wasn't mentally ready to play correctly, I took my half stack profit and signed off, not even bothering to play the last two hands of the orbit I had already paid for.


Forrest Gump said...

The math guys will spit their coffee Matt. Good fold though. I recall an article from Phil Galfond where he said it's okay to fold in these spots if losing might tilt you for future sessions.

Have a great new year.

matt tag said...

I say there was a 100% chance that UTG had aces there. F-you, Full Tilt Doomswitch!

Memphis MOJO said...

I don't think I've ever folded K-K, but in this case it sounds like you made the right move.