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ak vs 42 - Fri Dec 13, 2013, 02:08 PM
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ok so first time 6max... I sit and decide to play tight... after few hands chips are flying around and I can;t find my spot... guy playing in this hand with me is maniac and pushing other people to play like that... so I finally found my spot and you see what happened but then I remembered some words... " you gonna make profit out of those players in a long run" so I reload came back and took all his chips

I know that he know that he got me on turn but hov can he call my re raise with pair of twos? Did I did something wrong in this hand?
 
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Fri Dec 13, 2013, 07:56 PM
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42 lol

Just think how the hand would have played out if he had 43 and I think you can be very satisfied with how you played the hand.
 
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Sat Dec 14, 2013, 01:28 AM
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Hey peckmansick,

you played that hand fine and there's nothing to worry about as villain's preflop and flopcall are -EV over the longrun. He will not improve to 2 pair or better for the odds he is given (inlucding implied odds with your shorter stack) often enough to make it profitabel for him.

Personally I would bet out on the flop although there are some arguments for slowplaying given the dry nature of the flop. I'd also auto top up (use auto-rebuy function for this in the PS client) so you start out with $2 and maximize your potential value in each hand.


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Sat Dec 14, 2013, 05:40 AM
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I needed to bet the flop but action at the table was like that I was sure he is going to bet if he has something or nothing and the guy after him is gonna call couse he thinks so as well...
when I lose hand stupid as this one I'm ashamed and I leave table to avoid tilting, but this time I came back 2.4$ and action went on in a same manner and we kinda split his money and he left... after that play resumes normal

what are the arguments for big stack vs short stack at these micro stakes? I found my short stack play like all in protection (that is ridiculous right??)
 
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Sat Dec 14, 2013, 08:07 AM
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The key to beating microstakes is getting maximum value from your made hands - not by bluffing or getting into marginal all-in spots with a short stack.

Having a full stack at microstakes (especially 2NL) is key to get value from the very large percentage of recreational players who will spew their stacks with all sorts of rubbish.
 
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Sat Dec 14, 2013, 08:18 AM
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That sound so much more sense than my reason to play with short stack
Changing that immediately.
 
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Sat Dec 14, 2013, 09:14 AM
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Originally Posted by spand42 View Post
The key to beating microstakes is getting maximum value from your made hands - not by bluffing or getting into marginal all-in spots with a short stack.

Having a full stack at microstakes (especially 2NL) is key to get value from the very large percentage of recreational players who will spew their stacks with all sorts of rubbish.
I keep veering away from this
 

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