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Was shoving here the right thing to do? - Wed Jan 15, 2014, 03:57 PM
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Just want to make sure that I did the right thing by shoving even though I lost

I don't have any game "tools" so can't give accurate stats on the other players, however, Player 4 was a big stack bully for the entire time he was at the table

 
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Wed Jan 15, 2014, 04:11 PM
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yup really nice spot to get it in with 9bbs this is a shove pretty much regardless of what the other players do

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Wed Jan 15, 2014, 04:14 PM
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Hi auntyrae!

What type of tourney was this from? It could have a big impact on my reply.

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Wed Jan 15, 2014, 04:15 PM
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Originally Posted by ouchbadbeat View Post
yup really nice spot to get it in with 9bbs this is a shove pretty much regardless of what the other players do

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Ty ty See, I'm learning :P
 
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Wed Jan 15, 2014, 04:16 PM
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Hi auntyrae!

What type of tourney was this from? It could have a big impact on my reply.

John (JWK24)
Hi John, it was the Premier League

 
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Wed Jan 15, 2014, 04:27 PM
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Hi auntyrae!

If this was a standard cash tourney, I'm shipping it here all day long preflop from the button over an open, especially from a loose opener.

HOWEVER, this is a league game and they have a strategy unto themselves.

Until I reach the point where I get positive league points (which this late into the month may not be until after this), I cannot be all-in without a premium, made hand. I cannot gamble in these, I cannot take chances. The one and only goal in these tourneys is to last as long as possible in order to accumulate more and more league points for the end of the month leaderboard (where the real money is).

Due to this being a league game, I'm going to flat the 1525 and if UTG shoves pre, I need to fold and if I miss the flop, I need to fold. Survival is the one and only goal and the amount of league points that I lose for getting knocked out will always be worth more than the tourney chips that I can obtain by taking a chance in the hand.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

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Wed Jan 15, 2014, 04:29 PM
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ah yeah if its a weird points tourney it affects it a lot, i was assuming normal MTT
 
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Wed Jan 15, 2014, 04:38 PM
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Thank you very much guys I wasn't thinking about the league points, something I need to start doing if I want to get up there

However, I do now know for reg. MTT's that this is the right thing to do

auntyrae

Last edited by auntyrae; Wed Jan 15, 2014 at 04:38 PM.. Reason: fix typo
 

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