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And thats how you bust another Big 4.40 - Wed Jul 04, 2012, 08:33 PM
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Sorry, this hand was deleted by its owner

So the story goes..
Din have much read on the villain that went to showdown (the one that called T4s pre-flop).
Anyways, morale of the story is bust the tourney, go grind some cash at micros, and get back the cash in 10-14 mins?? (Got in the tourney thru a satty tho)

But seriously, I reckon I made the "correct" move pre by trying to squeeze and maybe the correct call on the flop?

Comments and criticisms are most welcome!
 
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Wed Jul 04, 2012, 08:57 PM
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Pre-flop actions in order preference:
Fold -- Facing an all-in and a min 3-bet with two callers I don't like my chances here. I have to hit this hand twice to be happy with the flop.

Call -- See a flop for about 8% of your stack may be worth with it this many in the pot.

Raise big -- See if you can get heads-up with the all-in who should be on a wide range. The chance of getting 3 folds in small I would think so its very very read dependent. If the 3-bettor calls one or both may follow, a very bad situation. And you may get 5-bet if the min raiser has a real hand.

Raise small -- Of all the choices this is by far the worst. All you are doing is inflating the pot with a weak hand.
 
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Thu Jul 05, 2012, 12:57 AM
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Hi wikked76!

With KQ on the button and a shove, a 4-bet and 2 flats of a 4-bet, I'm mucking KQ here.
KQ plays much better against less people and I'd rather save my chips for a deeper run in the tourney.
I don't want to get my chips into a very marginal situaiton where I many not have the best hand.

If I did want to try a play here, then I'd need to bet enough that will price out all but the one player already all-in. To do so, I'd want to raise much more than what's in the pot (basically shove) and I would only want to do so if I knew that the other opps would fold. If I knew they'd call, I would not want to try anything here. Small raises with this many in the pot will bloat the pot and entice the opps to call.... which I would want them to fold with a marginal hand like KQ.

I'll muck KQ preflop and look for a spot with less opps in the pot or with a much better hand.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

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Thu Jul 05, 2012, 12:19 PM
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Hey guys, many thanks for the comments and analysis.
Yeah, I guess I shudda mucked pre wif KQo, my plan was to steal preflop but overplayed the hand.
Got burned this time but hopefully the last

Anyways GL at the felt(s)
 

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