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Can I call this 3-bet preflop? - Sun May 18, 2014, 07:44 PM
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Since: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,094
It's $11 Phase event with multiple Day 1 and Day 2 being the final day. On Day 1 it's very weird structure unlike normal games where you play Day 1 for 7-8 hrs, in this game you need to play 2 hour 20 mins and Day 1 is over. Now on Day 2 you return to play until the winner which I think will be 4-5 hours. It has 10 mins blind level. So only 14 levels on Day 1.

There are few players who over-called the 3-bet, so I might have decent odds to call (1:4.42) I am not sure if its enough. But we all are deep stacked.

But does this hand fit into 3-bet cold-calling range, coz this hand has terrible reverse implied odds.

We are counting to make flush or make two pair or trips on the flop. If we flop one pair we will never know if it's good or not.

Taking all this into account should I still make the call as price is good?

PokerStars Hand #116374130562: Tournament #911735675, $10+$1 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level I (10/20) - 2014/05/19 4:51:42 IST [2014/05/18 19:21:42 ET]
Table '911735675 2' 9-max Seat #1 is the button
Seat 1: Dnipro11 (5160 in chips)
Seat 2: wyh_1955 (5000 in chips)
Seat 3: kmac_curler (4780 in chips)
Seat 4: c0rl30n3_89 (5000 in chips)
Seat 5: hMgAbuse (4970 in chips) is sitting out
Seat 6: JamiegoldFTW (5030 in chips)
Seat 7: doctorpp7 (5230 in chips)
Seat 8: adikumar2010 (4860 in chips)
Seat 9: stormwinden (4970 in chips)
wyh_1955: posts small blind 10
kmac_curler: posts big blind 20
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to adikumar2010 [Th Kh]
c0rl30n3_89: folds
hMgAbuse: folds
JamiegoldFTW: folds
doctorpp7: raises 20 to 40
adikumar2010: calls 40
stormwinden: folds
Dnipro11: raises 120 to 160
wyh_1955: folds
kmac_curler: calls 140
doctorpp7: calls 120
adikumar2010: ??


Last edited by adikumar2010; Sun May 18, 2014 at 07:49 PM..
Mon May 19, 2014, 12:00 AM
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Since: Sep 2012
Posts: 1,179
Definately peeling at this stack depth and the price we are getting.
Mon May 19, 2014, 11:33 AM
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Hi adi,

I 100% agree, on this depth of money with a hand that plays well multi-way and closing the action, I would call. I don't feel concerned with reverse implied odds here in a 4 way pot, because I'm not going to lose my mind when I flop top pair.

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