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not enough .... agression.

not enough .... agression. - Sun Apr 15, 2012, 04:18 PM
slfmd4life's Avatar
Since: Apr 2012
Posts: 6

should have pushed more

please review
Sun Apr 15, 2012, 05:12 PM
Ovalman's Avatar
Since: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,778
I'm shoving pre flop but your flop play should have been a 2/3rd bet or shove.

The 2 stacks behind you can take a hit and they will call a wider range than you will shove from. That's my main reason without being fancy why I'm shoving pre.
Sun Apr 15, 2012, 07:28 PM
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Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,832
Hi slfmd4life!

What kind of tourney is this? It will have a factor on what my play would be, along with reads on the opps and how they are playing.

If this is a league game, I'm flatting here, since I'm out of position and I want to make the chips last as long as I possibly can, to get ITM and get the extra league points.

If this was a cash tourney, I'm shoving preflop. There is just under 1/2 my stack in dead chips out there and I really don't want to have to play the hand out of position against multiple opps, if I can avoid it.

I flop top pair and do want to make a lead bet here. In doing so, I want to use my std c-bet of 1/2 pot. If there would have been a flush draw, with multiple opps in, then I'd even bet more (and since this would be a very considerable amount of my stack, I'm shoving).
I don't want to bet less here, as if someone does have a draw or lower pair, I do not want to give them the correct odds to draw at me.

The turn brings a possible straight and flush draw. I will make a bet here both for value and to price out the draws and with the size of the pot compared to what I have left, I'm shoving. Again, I don't want to give the opp the correct odds to be drawing at me.

On the river, I'd have just called the opps bet, as a 5 is well within their range since they called down every bet.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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thanks - Mon Apr 16, 2012, 12:35 AM
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Since: Apr 2012
Posts: 6
thank you for all of your help

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