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bad play - Mon Dec 23, 2013, 01:40 PM
NaturoSasuki's Avatar
Since: Dec 2013
Posts: 348
idk wut i was thinking... he had around 50BB so i decided to push him and hope for some big cards or flush draws...
that minreraise preflop made me think he dont have big pair.. but then again im not a big favorite against anything exept for AQ AK AJ
Mon Dec 23, 2013, 08:15 PM
spand42's Avatar
Since: Sep 2010
Posts: 1,496
I actually don't think shoving is as much of a terrible play as you make it out to be.

However I think when villain bets on such a wet board, he's normally got a pretty strong holding. I don't think calling is a good option due to villain's short stack.

I'd err on the side of folding here simply because I don't know the villain, but I think shoving is the 2nd best play, he might well call with two overcards without a draw. Just to put some numbers on this, if villain's calling range is TT+, AQ+, you are 43%. If he only has TT+ and AK+ in his range, you only have 33%. If you put some other flush draws in there, then your respective equities go up.

So I think folding is best and you only lose a small pot!

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