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$3.50 fifty50, correct shove? - Fri Apr 12, 2013, 04:06 PM
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is this a corrrect shove?
well, i need chips and villain 4 is kind of fishy

what do you think about player's 6 play?
was is it correct overcalling?
 
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Fri Apr 12, 2013, 06:56 PM
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Hi Espada_Nu.4!

I've got less than 3BB and pick up 33 from UTG+1. There is also a min-raise from UTG that is known to be fishy. If I had a top 5 chip stack, I'd look at things differently, or if I would be in a situation where others could blind out before me, so that I could get ITM. However, here, I'm not in the top 5 and desperately need to accumulate chips. Due to this, I'm going to shove and hope that I'm going to be in a race with seat 4.
I don't even have an M of 2, so I can't wait for a different situaiton, I need to take whatever +EV spot that I can find and having a pokect pair for me, definitely qualifies.

Villains 6 and 7 are in even worse shape than me, as they're blinded out in 3-4 hands. Due to this, they really need to find any situation where they can gain chips and if I were them, I'm shoving a VERY WIDE range here if I'm them. I'd play any pair, any A, any K any suited connectors, 1-gaps, 2-gaps and even 3-gaps. They can't wait and need to be playing anything that has equity. If I'm villain 6 with 88, I snap-call.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)

P.S. for your seat at the table, here's the open-shove range for 2.5BB 22+ Ax+ K2s+ K6o+ Q3s+ Q8o+ J5s+ J8o+ T6s+ T8o+ 96s+ 86s+ 76s 65s


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