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    Default Would You Fold Quads? Mikhail Smirnov Mucks Quads In $1 Million Event

    Phil Galfond just witnessed the unthinkable.

    “I’ve never seen a fold like that, absolutely not,” the cash game pro said.

    At around 5 p.m. local time during the fourth blind level, Galfond was present to see his table mate in the $1 million buy-in WSOP event, Russian semi-pro Mikhail Smirnov, fold quads on the river to an all-in bet. According to Smirnov, the action started with Tom Dwan -- To see the rest of this message, please register. --

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    Default Re: Would You Fold Quads? Mikhail Smirnov Mucks Quads In $1 Million Event

    Wow.

    Would I ever fold Quads. Nah im not that good. -- To see the rest of this message, please register. --

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    Default Re: Would You Fold Quads? Mikhail Smirnov Mucks Quads In $1 Million Event

    IMO

    I think he must have had the sraight flush with the 10 9 spades.

    If your opponant folds showing quads, regardless of what you have if your behind you would show it and crush him mentally, the -- To see the rest of this message, please register. --

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    Default Re: Would You Fold Quads? Mikhail Smirnov Mucks Quads In $1 Million Event

    Stunning laydown, and perhaps the lack of knowing for certain, either way, will play on his mind for longer. Smirnov didn't make the money or the Final Table - can Sam take it

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    Default Re: Would You Fold Quads? Mikhail Smirnov Mucks Quads In $1 Million Event

    Does the Rio have a badbeatjackpot? -- To see the rest of this message, please register. --

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    Default Re: Would You Fold Quads? Mikhail Smirnov Mucks Quads In $1 Million Event

    I have to confess I wouldn't even know whether quads or a straight flush were the stronger hand Am I the only one? Afterall, its not exactly a match up we need to consider very often! -- To see the rest of this message, please register. --

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    Default Re: Would You Fold Quads? Mikhail Smirnov Mucks Quads In $1 Million Event

    Quote Originally Posted by GaF I have to confess I wouldn't even know whether quads or a straight flush were the stronger hand Am I the only one? Afterall,
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    Default Re: Would You Fold Quads? Mikhail Smirnov Mucks Quads In $1 Million Event

    Serioulsy, no fcking way im folding? I dont care what the buy in is, or even what your gut feeling is, and i am glad he did not make the money, its poker! If your gonna lay down quads then risk your
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    Default Re: Would You Fold Quads? Mikhail Smirnov Mucks Quads In $1 Million Event


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    "The size of the buy-in was not a factor in the decision, Smirnov said. He added that Morgan seemed visibly upset after the hand, giving more validity to the fold"

    He had a flush, i would pretend
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