I actually would probably call. Admittedly I don't have too much experience at the 50 dollar level, but that bet just doesn't make sense with any hand. I think the chances that I'm up against aces or kings are outweighed by the chances that I'm up against an Ax that decided he needed to go to dinner or watch a movie, so he might as well get a huge stack or be out of the tourney. Note that at this stage I'm willing to take a coinflip if necessary...if you are not, I'd probably say fold.
I'm always willing to flip. This was just one of those rare occasions where I could give someone a range tight enough to fold AK preflop. I can't see the villain doing this with any hand I can beat, and I guess a few others think so, too.Nobody called him, so I guess we'll never knowif it was right. I went on to take 8th, which was not so fun after being in the top 3 for most of the last quarter of the tournament, losing two races and then getting it all-in dominated.I can understand your comments if we're discussing a $5 tournament, but it's pretty rare that I see an online player doing anything but playing seriously in a $50 tournament. Live poker is a different animal altogether, but the value of money goes up online for some reason.