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50c 180 man - Sat Nov 16, 2013, 10:49 AM
kykkylik's Avatar
Since: Mar 2013
Posts: 24

Player 6 playing tight. What means his 2.5x raise when he has 6-7 bbs ? I thought he maybe wanted to steal but he was short so he should be in shove or fold mode. I want an explanation about his play and how I should have played this hand, thanks.
Sat Nov 16, 2013, 01:58 PM
joy7108's Avatar
Since: Jul 2010
Posts: 2,286
You give no reads, but this is usually a monster if made by a good player, they raise rather than shove hoping to induce someone else to shove with a worse hand. It could also be made by a bad player who has no understanding of push/fold ranges. It's up to you to decide which type of player you face.

Sun Nov 17, 2013, 08:47 AM
ChewMe1's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 574
Hy kykkylik

With his stack he ought to be shoving or folding preflop so when he makes a standard raise alarm bells ought to start ringing 'unless he is a maniac'.

Most players these days (fish included) know that when they have 10 big blinds or less they ought to be playing the all in or fold game so unless we have seen villain raise fold this stack size before then we must be folding all of the time.

With our stack being as shallow as it is we have next to no fold equity and shoving here is a biiiiiiig mistake. Generally when short stacks raise instead of shove they are looking for action, and action is what he got!

Cheers, Chris.

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