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What do you think about these hands - Mon Dec 03, 2012, 04:08 PM
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Were these just "bad luck" situations, or did I play poorly?
Please let me know your thoughts
 
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Mon Dec 03, 2012, 04:17 PM
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another - Mon Dec 03, 2012, 04:24 PM
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This one really hurt, because it was at a regional tournament, 27 places paid, with it I ended 28th.
I didn't shove pre-flop, because at this particular table, a lot of people played loose and I was cautious, didn't want a caller with A2 or A3 to flop an Ace and end my tourney life,so close to the bubble.
After flop, with no Ace on the board, I thought it's time for my move. I think I wouldn't call in my opponent's place but he did.

Well? What do you think? Is this a "bad beat" or a poor play on my side?
 
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Mon Dec 03, 2012, 07:35 PM
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Hi PsychoVas,

Ouch alot of bad beats here.

I can't read too much into each situation with the style of the tourney and any reads you have.

AQ hand. 6x is a big raise, the jam on the flop looks pretty fishy, I think you're fine calling off here.

AA hand. I like reopening the betting rather than flat calling. You could have made it a little smaller i think. But 2400 is fine also.

KJo hand. I think you should open it if you ant to play it rather than limp. It's a big bet on the flop with only middle pair, I wouldn't mind just folding here, although unlikley villian has an Ace. nut flush draw semi bluff is good after he checks.

KK hand. You actually get more protection moving allin preflop i think and making him fold most of his weak Aces. If he calls with a A then you are still in great shape to win and doubling up gives you a better shot at big money rather than a min cash. Only time I might call behind to see flop would be a satellite where the min cash is the same as a win. But then depending on stacks you might just fold KK preflop.

In terms of the run bad. Don't worry one day you'll be on the other end

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Tue Dec 04, 2012, 06:14 PM
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Thanks a lot Andy. Very helpful analysis
 

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