View Full Version : KK hand, Is it some awful play ? 33$

07-21-2005, 07:38 AM
It's a 33$. I would like to know how you would play it at 33$ or higher buy-in.

Party Poker No-Limit Hold'em Tourney, Big Blind is t50 (6 handed) converter (http://www.selachian.com/tools/bisonconverter/hhconverter.cgi)

CO (t2050)
Button (t950)
Hero (t1410)
BB (t1020)
UTG (t1595)
MP (t975)

Preflop: Hero is SB with K/images/graemlins/spade.gif, K/images/graemlins/diamond.gif.
<font color="#666666">1 fold</font>, <font color="#CC3333">MP raises to t150</font>, <font color="#666666">2 folds</font>, Hero calls t125, <font color="#666666">1 fold</font>.

Flop: (t350) 8/images/graemlins/diamond.gif, A/images/graemlins/club.gif, 7/images/graemlins/club.gif <font color="#0000FF">(2 players)</font>
<font color="#CC3333">Hero bets t225</font>,MP is allin, Hero folds.

Final Pot: t575

07-21-2005, 08:27 AM
I would reraise before the flop. No way I slowplay KK out of position here.

Let me give you some advice. Never slowplay....ever. Once you do that for a while, then learn the correct times to slowplay, because they aren't so common, and if you are slowplaying here I suspect you are doing it too often in other incorrect situations.

07-21-2005, 08:36 AM
I don't play 33's, but I gotta agree with curtains. You should have reraised pre flop. I think I agree with the fold after the all in, his most likely hand is Ax.

07-21-2005, 08:38 AM
I guess I make many such mistakes. I slow play KK when blinds are high and we are 2 in the hand.
If there is one ace on the flop (1/6) I raise to get some information and I fold to a reraise, else I put all my stack as quickly as possible.
I thought it was correct here, but the factor that I'm out position is probably to weird for the KK hand.

Thank you for your help. I was really in trouble to get out of this tournament after my KK and AK hand ... I like your advices.

07-21-2005, 09:47 AM
All-in PF.
You can slowplay KK to a raise if you have position, a deep effective stack, and you're fairly certain your opponent will c-bet any flop. None of those conditions are satisified here.

As you played it, check the flop. Open pushing is ridiculous because the only hand that calls you is the one that beats you. C/Ring all-in is a far superior line.