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10 BB played ok - Sat Jan 05, 2013, 02:48 PM
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PokerStars Hand #91861965486: Tournament #664701620, $0.30+$0.03 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level XIII (1000/2000) - 2013/01/05 19:41:06 WET [2013/01/05 14:41:06 ET]
Table '664701620 29' 9-max Seat #6 is the button
Seat 1: Shreknik (13922 in chips)
Seat 2: BorysX (13144 in chips)
Seat 3: laind23 (37260 in chips)
Seat 4: dremAAAA (42872 in chips)
Seat 5: luiz838 (24400 in chips)
Seat 6: dolores237 (7736 in chips)
Seat 7: GOSETTE07 (17770 in chips)
Seat 8: Riflex1 (7900 in chips)
Seat 9: glenn161274 (20640 in chips)
Shreknik: posts the ante 200
BorysX: posts the ante 200
laind23: posts the ante 200
dremAAAA: posts the ante 200
luiz838: posts the ante 200
dolores237: posts the ante 200
GOSETTE07: posts the ante 200
Riflex1: posts the ante 200
glenn161274: posts the ante 200
GOSETTE07: posts small blind 1000
Riflex1: posts big blind 2000
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to glenn161274 [Ah Kh]
glenn161274: raises 18440 to 20440 and is all-in
Shreknik: folds
BorysX: folds
laind23: raises 16620 to 37060 and is all-in
dremAAAA: folds
luiz838: folds
dolores237: folds
GOSETTE07: folds
Riflex1: folds
Uncalled bet (16620) returned to laind23
*** FLOP *** [2d 6h 2s]
*** TURN *** [2d 6h 2s] [7c]
*** RIVER *** [2d 6h 2s 7c] [6c]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
glenn161274: shows [Ah Kh] (two pair, Sixes and Deuces)
laind23: shows [5d 5c] (two pair, Sixes and Fives)
laind23 collected 45680 from pot
glenn161274 finished the tournament in 321st place
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 45680 | Rake 0
Board [2d 6h 2s 7c 6c]
Seat 1: Shreknik folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 2: BorysX folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 3: laind23 showed [5d 5c] and won (45680) with two pair, Sixes and Fives
Seat 4: dremAAAA folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 5: luiz838 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 6: dolores237 (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 7: GOSETTE07 (small blind) folded before Flop
Seat 8: Riflex1 (big blind) folded before Flop
Seat 9: glenn161274 showed [Ah Kh] and lost with two pair, Sixes and Deuces


Do you think this is best way to play this 10BB blinds coming up i was quite surprised when he had pocket 5s as at best he is flipping it was his first hand at table also
 
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Sat Jan 05, 2013, 03:06 PM
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Hey Glenn

AKs UTG with 10bb is absolutely a shove, well played The call with 55 is terrible, as you say he is flipping at best, and a 4-1 underdog when he runs into your overpair. Well played, unlucky with the flip but you will have kings next time and crush the underpair
 
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Sat Jan 05, 2013, 03:50 PM
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Hey Glenn,

Your play is 100% correct here,IMO. We should never be limping or making a standard raise with 10BB left so this comes down to a simple push or fold question.

The player who's off here is the villain calling off better than 1/2 their stack with 5's.

I have a sneaking suspicion that the reason you're posing this question to begin with is that there were possibly money bubble considerations here?

IF that's the case,don't give it a second thought. Anyone passing a chance to play a hand like this for stacks over possibly min-cashing is never going to be a profitable MTT player.

NEVER.

Well played,better fortune next time.
 
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Sat Jan 05, 2013, 04:12 PM
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Sat Jan 05, 2013, 04:18 PM
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Hi glenn161274!

I agree with the others here, especially Moxie's comment about the bubble. If I was near the bubble (or right after it too), then I'm much more inclined to shove AKs here, as my fold equity will be much higher. I also expect to be in a race the majority of the time that I'm called here.

While I may be able to fold this and get ITM, the real way to be a profitable player is by making deep runs in tourneys and this is a good example of where I want to try to accumulate chips for a deep run. Yes, I will lose out on a min cash a % of the times, but the times that I win and can make a deeper run in the tourney, I will make back much more than what I lose when I do lose the hand.

If it's me with this decision, it's a snap-shove for me.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)

P.S. The ONLY way that I would fold here is if it was a satellite and I had enough chips to get a ticket.


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