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Can we call a donk shove, with our AA?? - Wed May 14, 2014, 03:40 PM
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It's SCOOP-32-L $27 Progressive Knockout, 15mins blind level slow structure.

What to do here with AA. It's a decision for our whole stack i.e. 61BB !!

My experience says 2 out of 10 times they might do it with Jx. I don't think he will do it with 55. Coz I have seen some people shove like this coz they know I have a pretty strong hand like AA KK QQ, which I will not fold. So they know the fact that I have an overpair to the board & make this kind of idiotic play coz they range there opponent well and knows he is playing tight will mostly show-up with overpair and they will be able to get most value from there trips.

Rest 8 times he will have everything I beat including 5x, 22-TT (excluding 55), flush draws, etc.

PokerStars Hand #116182968930: Tournament #894306923, $12.30+$12.25+$2.45 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level V (30/60) - 2014/05/15 0:50:49 IST [2014/05/14 15:20:49 ET]
Table '894306923 1281' 9-max Seat #2 is the button
Seat 1: CasaPoke (6395 in chips)
Seat 2: adikumar2010 (5290 in chips)
Seat 3: ljustin case (9300 in chips)
Seat 4: Patherick (5000 in chips)
Seat 5: ben1968 (5686 in chips)
Seat 6: Degterev777 (4395 in chips)
Seat 7: icemanci (3859 in chips)
Seat 8: Tfete (4620 in chips)
Seat 9: skinny985 (10455 in chips)
ljustin case: posts small blind 30
Patherick: posts big blind 60
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to adikumar2010 [As Ac]
ben1968 has timed out
ben1968: folds
ben1968 is sitting out
Degterev777: folds
ben1968 has returned
icemanci: calls 60
Tfete: folds
skinny985: folds
CasaPoke: folds
adikumar2010: raises 160 to 220
ljustin case: folds
Patherick: folds
icemanci: calls 160
*** FLOP *** [Jc 5h Jh]
icemanci: bets 3639 and is all-in
adikumar2010: ??


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Last edited by adikumar2010; Wed May 14, 2014 at 06:11 PM..
 
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Wed May 14, 2014, 07:49 PM
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I think you've sussed out the situation pretty well in your comments.

Yes occasionally he might show up with some silly Jx, but I think way more often you're going to see flush draws, random pocket pairs and a few combos of 5x.

I'd call this in a normal MTT because I think this spot is going to be highly +EV. But with this being a Progressive Super-KO, the added equity of securing a bounty makes it even more +EV to call.
 

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