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how do u play this... advice needed - Thu Apr 10, 2014, 11:34 AM
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How do you play this?

and what's my problem? Call the Big Raise with only top pair? At that moment (the re-raise), i was thinking that if i didn't win this hand, my stack is far behind....

Advice needed, Thank you!
 
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Fri Apr 11, 2014, 12:36 PM
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Hi WiCD!

What type of tourney was this from and what reads did you have on the opps? Were they playing a large number of hands.. yes.. or no?

I'll assume a standard cash tourney (if it's not, then my reply will be different). With 2 limpers, I'm sitting on a 17BB stack in the BB. I want to raise here and the key is the sizing. A standard raise would be to 2.5BB+1BB for each limper (4500). However, this bet is close to pot-committing me and I don't want to have to fold if I put this many chips into the pot. Due to this, since I have a hand with value, I'm going to shove.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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