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$1 45-man SnG - 88 on the BTN, should I call shove pre - Sat Nov 03, 2012, 10:19 AM
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We're down to around the last 20 and I'm CL. Villain is 11.1/8.3/3 over 36 hands. Should I be calling this shove?

 
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Sat Nov 03, 2012, 08:26 PM
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Hi Hellsgate,

I would fold here too. A villan who's playing 11/8 shoving 12 BBs from early position will have a pretty tight range here. We would be hoping for overcards at best where we would only be a small favourite.

The blinds don't really add much to the pot when we would have to commit 12BBs.

Even if we saw his card and we were a small favourite against against overs I still don't think I like this spot. We already have a ton of chips losing 12BBs here would be worse for us than picking up 13.5BBs would be good for us. I would be using the big stack to put pressure on if possible but not gamble. Here the opponent is already allin, there's no pressure we can apply.

Thanks
Andrew




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