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im ahead or not - $3.3R $40k - Sun Jan 29, 2012, 03:57 PM
marvinsytan's Avatar
Since: Aug 2010
Posts: 6,453
rebuy just ended

now the problem is that i don't have read on this player because im not paying attention because everybody is just playing maniac and everybody is chasing their draws when you can still rebuy so i
don't know what my opp is doing

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but when someone double float then shoves at the river is I think they have 2 pair A and other one

float on the flop one pair the ace 2 pair am i right?

but too early for me to gamble so i let him bluff me if he was bluffing
Sun Jan 29, 2012, 11:23 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,809
Hi Marvin!

I know it's a rebuy and the players will sometimes be playing differently after the rebuy's over, compared to before, but I'm watching every move from anyone an entire tourney, to not only get a read on the opps, but to see if I can pick up a tell.

I like the std open here, with AQs when it's folded to me. I'd have done the same thing.

The flop misses and has a flush draw. When the opp checks, unless they have a history of check/raising flops, I would c-bet here and I would use 1/2 pot as the amount since it prices out a flush draw.

The turn hits an A, giving AQ top pair good kicker. The opp checks again and I absolutely would value bet top pair here. I also like the 1/2 pot amount, since it also prices out both flush draws.

The river K completes a straight and could also make 2 pair. The opp now decides to shove. A pair of aces is either way ahead or way behind here and I wish there was a read on the opp.
If the opp had been shoving a number of rivers or making larger bluffs, then it could be a bluff and I'd be tempted to call. Without a read on the opp, I'd fold here, as the stack that I would be left with is still very playable.

Tough situation, but without a read on the opp, I would muck the river.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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Sun Jan 29, 2012, 11:51 PM
marvinsytan's Avatar
Since: Aug 2010
Posts: 6,453
yes, lesson learned need to pay attention

my fault

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