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77 preimier league - Sun Jun 16, 2013, 03:25 PM
mike2198's Avatar
Since: Jan 2013
Posts: 1,485

Is this a shove?

Im card dead yet again with a vpip of 7 (LOL) my fold to steal is 100 and this guy opens the button/sb 100% in this spot ive got a short stack and ive just been dealt my best hand all game and i decide to get it in.

These mtts are pretty annoying i dont just sit around waiting for premium hands and im never spewing chips getting speculative i play late position i find all the folders and i punish them for being loose pre flop.

The trouble is if i dont get a opportunity to punish these players weakness i cant do a dam thing, so what am i supposed to do.

Last edited by mike2198; Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 01:50 PM..
Tue Jun 18, 2013, 09:55 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,836
Hi mike2198!

In a cash tourney, I'm shoving this in a heartbeat... but NOT in a league game with it being early. I can either call and see if I hit a 7, and fold if I don't hit a seven or I can fold preflop and the overwhelming majority of the time, I'll fold pre.

In league games I do not want to take a chance at getting an early exit. Getting a negative league point total is always something that I need to avoid and I will not be all-in unless I'm blinded in.. unless I'm absolutely sure I'm ahead, which I cannot say with 77.

League games are totally different animals from normal tourneys, so the steal numbers, etc.. are something that I shouldn't even be looking at.

Patience is the key in these tourneys, along with making solid value bets when I get a made hand that I know is ahead.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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