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STT $ 1,50, 86s, < 10BB, GAP on BU

STT $ 1,50, 86s, < 10BB, GAP on BU - Sat Jul 21, 2012, 09:57 AM
ahcrata's Avatar
Since: Feb 2012
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This push was bad. What I would like to know is if I can push with 87s+ in this situation?
Sat Jul 21, 2012, 12:14 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,814
Hi ahcrata!

How was the opp playing? Especially when they were previously in the blinds?

To determine what to do here, this is critical information. Especially if the opp was playing the majority of their blinds, then I'm mucking 68s here because it's a hand that I really don't want to be called with.

With this many chips left, unless the opp was a total nit that would fold basically every single hand except AA/KK here.... I'm mucking. I have plenty of chips left to look for a better situation and it's way too early to be taking chances and shoving.

Would I shove 78s+ here.... NO. I've got plenty of chips and can find a better situation with better cards later on.
If I have a real hand, then I'll open-raise and play after the flop from position.
I'm not open-shoving here basically at all, with the one and only exception being the nit that would fold everything but AA/KK.. and then I'd shove ATC.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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