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$1 45 man last 2 tables - Wed Apr 25, 2012, 06:48 PM
darkmajik365's Avatar
Since: Jul 2011
Posts: 191

Is shoving here the right play seeing as the guy is so short and I might have no fold equity, if that's the case I could be shoving for value? I think i can still make him fold and just ran into a hand.

Last edited by darkmajik365; Wed Apr 25, 2012 at 06:53 PM..
Thu Apr 26, 2012, 02:05 PM
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Since: Jun 2010
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Hi darkmajik,

I have no problem with the shove personally. The villain has a short stack and a random hand, he can still fold and when he calls K5 plays well enough against his calling range.

If he calls 2/3rds of the time then that's a lot of folds, plus our hand equity when he does call is almost 47.5% vs. this wide a calling range. If he's only calling 1/3rd of the time our hand equity vs. this calling range is much worse (38.8%) but now he's giving up the pot way too often without a fight. Either way this is a spot I'm good going with personally.


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