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$0.50 45-Man Turbo SNG - TT vs 4-way short-stacked shoves - Sun Apr 21, 2013, 03:02 PM
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This was at the early-middle stages of a turbo tournament.



Was this a call I should have made? In a normal tournament, I don't think it would be, but this was a turbo, where the blinds increase quickly.
 
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Mon Apr 22, 2013, 03:04 AM
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Hi Christxof,

It's definately a high variance spot.

Whether calling is profitable or not really depends how loose and aggressive the 3 players are.

I thinking folding would be ok in this spot to reduce variance. Even in a turbo you've got a decent stack and a little bit of time. On the other side of the coin you can gamble here and still have a 10BB stack left to continue with.

If any of the players were tight I think I would fold here and look for a spot with less variance.

Obviously best case scenario when you see the cards. But it won't always be like this.

Andy




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Mon Apr 22, 2013, 01:08 PM
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Thanks for the response, Andy. I can see why it would be a high variance spot, but because Turbos are high variance anyways, I wanted to maximize my chances of having a big stack.

I didn't have a read on the biggest stack, but the first two were fairly loose {although one wasn't usually aggressive}. I do believe this would be a definite fold in a regular tournament or a deep stack, though.
 
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Tue Apr 23, 2013, 04:52 AM
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Yes, the fact that it's a turbo widens everyones ranges.




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