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A10 allin vs short stack - Wed May 04, 2011, 06:39 AM
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I was playing PSO and the opponent was pretty shorted stacked and was pretty loose agressive.
Was this the right call?

PokerStars Game #61650253188: Tournament #387020692, Freeroll Hold'em No Limit - Level XIV (800/1600) - 2011/05/04 1:53:42 CET [2011/05/03 19:53:42 ET]
Table '387020692 26' 9-max Seat #8 is the button
Seat 1: doc. hamster (16746 in chips)
Seat 2: shell2309 (6520 in chips)
Seat 3: Hllywoodrose (28324 in chips)
Seat 4: jayreed (3406 in chips)
Seat 5: davejoyjim (7431 in chips)
Seat 6: dovirg (23368 in chips)
Seat 7: WEAVER338 (1460 in chips) is sitting out
Seat 8: dott 63 (4385 in chips)
Seat 9: MisterCe (16275 in chips)
doc. hamster: posts the ante 150
shell2309: posts the ante 150
Hllywoodrose: posts the ante 150
jayreed: posts the ante 150
davejoyjim: posts the ante 150
dovirg: posts the ante 150
WEAVER338: posts the ante 150
dott 63: posts the ante 150
MisterCe: posts the ante 150
MisterCe: posts small blind 800
doc. hamster: posts big blind 1600
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to doc. hamster [As Tc]
shell2309: raises 4770 to 6370 and is all-in
Hllywoodrose: folds
jayreed: folds
davejoyjim: folds
dovirg: folds
WEAVER338: folds
dott 63: folds
MisterCe: folds
doc. hamster: calls 4770
*** FLOP *** [Ad 4h Qd]
*** TURN *** [Ad 4h Qd] [Qc]
*** RIVER *** [Ad 4h Qd Qc] [3s]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
 
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Wed May 04, 2011, 07:06 AM
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By the looks of things, there was T9670 in the pot and you only had to call T4770. That means that you were getting almost exactly 2-to-1 pot odds. AA, AK, AQ, and AJ are the only hands that you're not getting sufficient odds to call against. If the villain had KK, then you still would have had good pot odds. Since I think most opponents, especially loose ones, would make this all-in play with a pretty wide range, I believe that you had good pot odds to call. I would make this call against almost any opponent.



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Wed May 04, 2011, 11:00 AM
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If it's after the bubble, not a problem calling that at all, especially against a loose aggressive, as Panicky stated.

If before the bubble, then I'd muck it to be sure to get ITM (and the extra league points).
 
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Wed May 04, 2011, 12:16 PM
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Yep you're getting 2 to 1. Against almost any conceivable range A 10 will have that.

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If it's after the bubble, not a problem calling that at all, especially against a loose aggressive, as Panicky stated.

If before the bubble, then I'd muck it to be sure to get ITM (and the extra league points).
Only in PSO. And even then I'm calling. I'm getting 2 to 1 odds and I'll still have about 10,000 chips if I lose. This is plenty to get ITM if that's my only focus.

Outside of PSO, there's a saying, that if not making the money is that devastating to you, you're probably playing above your bankroll. ITM is what, 1.5 times your buy-in? Winning is oh so much more.
 

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