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KQs flush calls shove.

KQs flush calls shove. - Tue Apr 26, 2011, 11:06 AM
andrei17731's Avatar
Since: Aug 2010
Posts: 160
I dont' know if I made the correct play, please advise.

PokerStars Game #61332459412: Tournament #418010252, $1.00+$0.10 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level XV (1000/2000) - 2011/04/26 8:02:47 PT [2011/04/26 11:02:47 ET]
Table '418010252 150' 9-max Seat #1 is the button
Seat 1: parik899 (27868 in chips)
Seat 2: Remislovas (46911 in chips)
Seat 3: ibosch (45975 in chips) is sitting out
Seat 4: 1Sania1 (49553 in chips)
Seat 5: andrei17731 (30015 in chips)
Seat 6: majunami (51637 in chips)
Seat 7: eltirititero (49170 in chips)
Seat 8: roblac (19395 in chips) is sitting out
Seat 9: winston1234 (30485 in chips)
parik899: posts the ante 200
Remislovas: posts the ante 200
ibosch: posts the ante 200
1Sania1: posts the ante 200
andrei17731: posts the ante 200
majunami: posts the ante 200
eltirititero: posts the ante 200
roblac: posts the ante 200
winston1234: posts the ante 200
Remislovas: posts small blind 1000
ibosch: posts big blind 2000
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to andrei17731 [Qs Ks]
andrei17731 said, "raise 5bb and fold"
1Sania1: folds
ibosch has returned
andrei17731: raises 3000 to 5000
majunami: folds
eltirititero: folds
roblac: folds
winston1234: folds
parik899: folds
Remislovas said, "bluff"
andrei17731 said, "not really"
andrei17731 said, "jj"
andrei17731 said, "or qq"
Remislovas: folds
ibosch: calls 3000
*** FLOP *** [7d 8h 9s]
ibosch: checks
andrei17731: checks
*** TURN *** [7d 8h 9s] [2s]
ibosch: checks
andrei17731: bets 4000
ibosch: calls 4000
*** RIVER *** [7d 8h 9s 2s] [4s]
ibosch: bets 8000
andrei17731: raises 12815 to 20815 and is all-in
ibosch: calls 12815
Tue Apr 26, 2011, 11:23 AM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,809
I absolutely like the shove on the river. The only hand that beats you is A and another spade in their hand.

The only thing I'd have done differently was to not bluff the turn, becuase you had nothing for a made hand. Yes, you had a draw only.. that you got lucky and hit... but you're most likely behind in the hand to some sort of Ace or pair. I'd check and try to see the river for free.
Tue Apr 26, 2011, 01:03 PM
oriholic's Avatar
Since: Oct 2010
Posts: 751
On the turn you have two overs and a flush draw. This could be 15 outs! Now, based on the flop, you could be against all sorts of straights, sets, two pairs, pairs, draws, and air. You can either check behind hoping for a nice river and not know where you stand or you can semibluff with your monster draw, building the pot up and finding out if he has anything to pay you off on the river. Since he calls you should be able to get your stack in on a favorable river (though it's quite likely you do need a flush to win). When he leads the river, you have to shove. If he has Ax spades, that's poker, he can call you with a lot less (Q-high or smaller flushes, a slow-played JT or set, maybe even just two pair).
Wed Apr 27, 2011, 12:44 AM
archide's Avatar
Since: Oct 2010
Posts: 229
I'm not too much of a fan of committing 1/6 of my stack OOP with 7 people left to act to be honest. So I don't like the preflop play here.

I'm also not a huge fan of the shove. Only because you have the K and the Q, and what Jack's make a lot of sense here? JT of spades? Aside from that hand you don't get a call, so this isn't really a fantastic value shove here.

I think I fold pre, the flop/turn are ok and I call the river. If he was getting value from a straight or set here, he's probably folding to your shove.
Wed Apr 27, 2011, 02:38 PM
TheLangolier's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,499
(Head Trainer)
15 BB stack to start the hand, I'm folding or shipping pre tbh. In EP leaning towards a fold but table dynamic will play a part too.

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