Weekly Poker Hand #148

I make a snug fold on the flop with pocket Tens. Would you ever fold in this situation?

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7 thoughts on “Weekly Poker Hand #148”

  1. Thank you for your insight. Learned much from you over time. that was a good fold. ask and ill tell ya why i think this? Love ya thought

  2. Great analysis. What about if you had JJ instead of 10 10? Fold? Yes but not as often? What pct of time?

  3. Interesting example. I had a similar had in a last year’s $1500 WSOP event. In a similar situation I opted to call (in early stage of the tournament). We ended up with 3 more callers – cutoff, button and big blind. The flop was small cards – smaller than the above. The pre-flop raiser checked to me and I raised and everyone folded except the big blind. At this point, I put the big blind on either small over pairs, or a straight draw (he would have something like 6 and 2 for a draw). The turn would complete the straight. I bet again and he re-raised me. At this point , I knew I’m most likely beaten (a set or straight). However, he had an aggressive image in my mind, and I could not find a fold. I ended up losing majority of my stack. He of course had the straight! That got me thinking whether I should have re-raised pre-flop to discourage multiple callers behind me (when I’m in the middle position) and especially hands like the BB had? What do you think?

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