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99 UTG limp or raise pf - Tue Jul 19, 2011, 11:26 AM
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Since: Dec 2009
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PokerStars Game #64768289381: Tournament #430010252, $1.00+$0.10 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level XVI (1250/2500) - 2011/07/19 16:24:03 WET [2011/07/19 11:24:03 ET]
Table '430010252 23' 9-max Seat #8 is the button
Seat 1: hob30 (87338 in chips)
Seat 2: FRODOFEET77 (48345 in chips)
Seat 3: jhon makenan (67828 in chips)
Seat 4: pekiniete (185172 in chips)
Seat 5: W_Dutchman (164177 in chips)
Seat 6: nkamen (45524 in chips)
Seat 8: Vadimka1983_ (272128 in chips)
Seat 9: Ralaj (65525 in chips)
hob30: posts the ante 250
FRODOFEET77: posts the ante 250
jhon makenan: posts the ante 250
pekiniete: posts the ante 250
W_Dutchman: posts the ante 250
nkamen: posts the ante 250
Vadimka1983_: posts the ante 250
Ralaj: posts the ante 250
Ralaj: posts small blind 1250
hob30: posts big blind 2500
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to FRODOFEET77 [9h 9s]
FRODOFEET77: calls 2500
jhon makenan: folds
pekiniete: calls 2500
W_Dutchman: folds
nkamen: calls 2500
Vadimka1983_: folds
Ralaj: calls 1250
hob30: checks
*** FLOP *** [4c 9d 2d]
Ralaj: checks
hob30: checks
FRODOFEET77: bets 9715
pekiniete: folds
nkamen: raises 33059 to 42774 and is all-in
Ralaj: folds
hob30: folds
FRODOFEET77: calls 33059
*** TURN *** [4c 9d 2d] [Ac]
*** RIVER *** [4c 9d 2d Ac] [Td]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
FRODOFEET77: shows [9h 9s] (three of a kind, Nines)
nkamen: shows [Ad 6d] (a flush, Ace high)
nkamen collected 100048 from pot
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 100048 | Rake 0
Board [4c 9d 2d Ac Td]
Seat 1: hob30 (big blind) folded on the Flop
Seat 2: FRODOFEET77 showed [9h 9s] and lost with three of a kind, Nines
Seat 3: jhon makenan folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 4: pekiniete folded on the Flop
Seat 5: W_Dutchman folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 6: nkamen showed [Ad 6d] and won (100048) with a flush, Ace high
Seat 8: Vadimka1983_ (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 9: Ralaj (small blind) folded on the Flop
 
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Tue Jul 19, 2011, 12:15 PM
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well, first off, I hate limping in $$ mtt's from UTG. I'm either raising or folding.

From those blinds, I'm guessing that you should already be ITM. If so, you're at the point in the tourney that you should be trying to accumulate chips to get to the FT. I'd have made a std raise with it preflop.

Yes, you flopped top set, but there are 2 diamonds on the board, so you really need to bet the flop and I'd put in a pot-sized bet with it. If someone raises, you can almost bet that they have the diamond draw and if it's me, I'm calling their raise... as they'd have 8 outs going to the turn and 7 to the river (you're at worst a 2-1 favorite to win the hand going to the turn and 6.5-1 favorite going to the river if they don't hit the turn).

You may have gotten them off of it by raising preflop, you might not... either way, it's bad luck that they hit the river.
 
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Mon Jul 25, 2011, 09:27 AM
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Since: Jul 2011
Posts: 188
why limp? thats bad imo given ur stack size and pot to stack ratio at this point in the tourny............
Min raise and stack off to a reship...........

whats your reason for limping anyways???
 

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