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Not being result oriented about a bad beat - Wed Apr 23, 2014, 11:21 AM
adikumar2010's Avatar
Since: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,094
Mr.Hitman, I am not being result oriented about a bad beat. But I want to know should I re-raise by 3x to 1000, in order to get more money in the pot as two players on my right already called a 10BB shove or should I just shove all-in.

I was thinking about 1 thing at that time:
1. If I re-raise to 1000. I will make the pot 4-5 way, as calling station on my right will not fold to a 3-bet after they called a UTG shove. And I will get chance to Pentuple up by just bloating the pot with my small 3-bet. (Being greedy here)

2. If I shove, like I did. I will most likely have this pot 2-3 way. And I will only be able to double or triple up max.

So what's the optimal play?

Wed Apr 23, 2014, 12:39 PM
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Since: Jun 2010
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Hi adi,

Shoving 65bb's seems a bit heavy handed imo, I prefer to reraise somewhere in 1111 region. If we get called we will have an easy all in on most flops. Shoving isn't bad though, especially if the 2 cold callers are loose/bad, then shoving is actually better if we think they'll stack it off with a lot of garbage.

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