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    Harrington On Hol'em - Book 1 Why did he fold?

    So I am reading Harrington On Holden book 1 and he is discussing a hand from the 2003 WSOP He explained the following (See attachments) He is holding a draw to the nut high flush here, why would he think his hand didn't improve on the flop? he has a 1:2 chance of hitting this flush. Can anyone explain why fold here is good?
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    Not seeing any flush draw there... it's AK offsuit on 964 rainbow ??

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    Yup, fold.

    AK off and whiffed the flop. Why try and bluff on the final table when any tiny pocket pair has you beat.

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    OMG I looked at it quick and it was black and the heart looked like a spade... Wow what is wrong with me! I need to get my eyes checked!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrCaspan View Post
    OMG I looked at it quick and it was black and the heart looked like a spade... Wow what is wrong with me! I need to get my eyes checked!
    No, no, no... Forget the eyes, just keep coming out, we'll make sure you have an end seat...
    If someone doesn't hate you, you're a wimp... comp: circa 2012.. and now 2013 as well, quite likely continuing into 2014, Now confirmed as CONTINUING well into 2014. Ah, f'it, 2015's just more of the same..

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    Quote Originally Posted by compuease View Post
    No, no, no... Forget the eyes, just keep coming out, we'll make sure you have an end seat...
    No I have to start paying attention more. But to be honest these hearts do look like spades!!

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    Let's play with the all-green deck to help too!! ;-)
    One of us hunts donkeys...
    The other one plays one for a living.

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    haha! that might be fun!

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