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What do I take of this turn donk? - Wed May 21, 2014, 06:57 PM
adikumar2010's Avatar
Since: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,094
It's Hot $0.55. Hand from same tournament I posted 1 hour back.

What do I take of this turn donk, should I be shoving or folding to his turn donk?

Is this a bet he is making to entice me to make the shove or is this bet some kind of idiotic semi-bluff with 78, 89.

PokerStars Hand #116506169960: Tournament #910955662, $0.50+$0.05 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level XXI (1000/2000) - 2014/05/22 4:13:49 IST [2014/05/21 18:43:49 ET]
Table '910955662 171' 9-max Seat #9 is the button
Seat 1: XAMAILEON (51790 in chips)
Seat 2: WadeBuchanan (15244 in chips)
Seat 3: Vederman (18326 in chips)
Seat 4: MojCTOJKO (82252 in chips)
Seat 5: BlackMoneyS (11749 in chips)
Seat 6: BlackTamos (29571 in chips)
Seat 7: Mac6666 (19178 in chips) is sitting out
Seat 8: kenan79 (54288 in chips)
Seat 9: adikumar2010 (44046 in chips)
XAMAILEON: posts the ante 250
WadeBuchanan: posts the ante 250
Vederman: posts the ante 250
MojCTOJKO: posts the ante 250
BlackMoneyS: posts the ante 250
BlackTamos: posts the ante 250
Mac6666: posts the ante 250
kenan79: posts the ante 250
adikumar2010: posts the ante 250
XAMAILEON: posts small blind 1000
WadeBuchanan: posts big blind 2000
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to adikumar2010 [Td As]
Vederman: folds
MojCTOJKO: folds
BlackMoneyS: folds
BlackTamos: folds
Mac6666: folds
kenan79: folds
adikumar2010: raises 2000 to 4000
XAMAILEON: calls 3000
WadeBuchanan: calls 2000
*** FLOP *** [9d 7c Ts]
WadeBuchanan: checks
adikumar2010: bets 8000
XAMAILEON: calls 8000
WadeBuchanan: folds
*** TURN *** [9d 7c Ts] [5c]
XAMAILEON: bets 12000
adikumar2010 : ??

* I have a feeling you will say at this stack depth we shouldn't be factoring all these conditions and simply be insta-shoving without giving a second thought.

Thu May 22, 2014, 12:03 AM
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Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,678
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Hi adi,

He could have some draw, he could have picked up clubs, be "protecting his hand" with KT/QT/JT, or making some other random nonsense play... there's plenty of that to go around in the Hot .55c.

Regardless, who cares? With so much money in the pot already and us usually having the best hand, I would simply be insta-shoving without giving a second thought.

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