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Shove or fold? - Sat May 17, 2014, 04:08 PM
adikumar2010's Avatar
Since: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,094
This is SCOOP $5.50 Satellite and I was far from getting a seat. I have 13BB only. I know with 10BB or less it's easy shove as I follow : http://pushfoldcharts.com/fullring/

What should I do here, min-raise and fold to a shove or go all-in directly.

PokerStars Hand #116316821133: Tournament #903654884, $5.00+$0.50 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level VIII (150/300) - 2014/05/18 1:23:21 IST [2014/05/17 15:53:21 ET]
Table '903654884 9' 9-max Seat #5 is the button
Seat 2: jeroenvd91 (10605 in chips)
Seat 3: alak10 (8142 in chips)
Seat 4: adikumar2010 (3830 in chips)
Seat 5: VitriolDevil (6849 in chips)
Seat 6: Caesar21hun (4990 in chips)
Seat 7: jvn1or (5207 in chips)
Seat 8: dug0ng (1500 in chips)
Seat 9: mrvcooia (8421 in chips)
jeroenvd91: posts the ante 25
alak10: posts the ante 25
adikumar2010: posts the ante 25
VitriolDevil: posts the ante 25
Caesar21hun: posts the ante 25
jvn1or: posts the ante 25
dug0ng: posts the ante 25
mrvcooia: posts the ante 25
Caesar21hun: posts small blind 150
jvn1or: posts big blind 300
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to adikumar2010 [Ts Js]
dug0ng: folds
mrvcooia: folds
jeroenvd91: folds
alak10: folds
adikumar2010: ??

Sat May 17, 2014, 04:13 PM
Roslyn_akka's Avatar
Since: Nov 2012
Posts: 263
I will be shoving here every time. Even nittiest pushchart prolly say it is shove!

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Sat May 17, 2014, 06:42 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,809
Hi adikumar2010!

With 12BB, when it folds to me with JTs in the cutoff, I have two choices, to shove or fold. I cannot do something in-between, as I cannot afford to make a standard raise to 2.5BB and then fold. It's too many chips to leak off and I'm too short stacked. If I had about 18BB or more, then I would make a standard raise to 2.5BB, but on a shorter stack, it is definitely not an option.

The first thing to look at is the opps left to act behind me. All 3 of them are tight, so this makes me lean toward a shove.

I then go to the chart that I use and I get this range for open-shoving from my position and stack size: 22+ Ax+ K6s+ KTo+ Q8s+ QTo+ J8s+ JTo T7s+ 97s+ 87s 76s

JTs is well within this range, so I'm shoving.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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