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Simple decision! - Wed Jul 02, 2014, 06:50 PM
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It's Hot $0.55 Turbo.

What should I do here?

PokerStars Hand #118264064534: Tournament #929518989, $0.50+$0.05 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level XX (750/1500) - 2014/07/03 4:05:48 IST [2014/07/02 18:35:48 ET]
Table '929518989 200' 9-max Seat #4 is the button
Seat 1: PSAG (10090 in chips)
Seat 2: adikumar2010 (29031 in chips)
Seat 3: maritotoley (16166 in chips)
Seat 4: URBANMC (23151 in chips)
Seat 5: furfur1111 (7773 in chips)
Seat 6: Cudowny (32729 in chips)
Seat 7: Peter.S190 (33582 in chips)
Seat 8: playvalerio (2530 in chips)
Seat 9: feverQ (38183 in chips)
PSAG: posts the ante 175
adikumar2010: posts the ante 175
maritotoley: posts the ante 175
URBANMC: posts the ante 175
furfur1111: posts the ante 175
Cudowny: posts the ante 175
Peter.S190: posts the ante 175
playvalerio: posts the ante 175
feverQ: posts the ante 175
furfur1111: posts small blind 750
Cudowny: posts big blind 1500
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to adikumar2010 [ ]
Peter.S190: folds
playvalerio: raises 855 to 2355 and is all-in
feverQ: folds
PSAG: folds
adikumar2010:
maritotoley: Action Pending
URBANMC: Action Pending
furfur1111: Action Pending
Cudowny: Action Pending


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Wed Jul 02, 2014, 07:14 PM
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Hi adikumar2010!

This hand is very ironic to me because I played a very, very similar hand with 99 in the Aria Classic last Sunday.

Holding 99, when I get a shorty shove from an opp playing 25% of hands (as short as they are, they could be much wider than normal), since I'm under 20BB, this is a great spot for me to 3-bet re-shove to isolate the short stack. I'm a 56-44% favorite if I can isolate the opp, I need to accumulate chips and this is a perfect spot to try to.
Also, a standard 3-bet is basically going to pot-commit me anyway, so I want to shove first and put the pressure on the opps, not to flat and have to make a very tough decision on the flop, OOP and most likely facing 2 overs.

I lost a $100 bounty flip in mine, hopefully the odds held if you shoved, as you're ahead of the opp's range.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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Wed Jul 02, 2014, 07:29 PM
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Yes I did exactly the same. I was wondering with what lowest hands should I be shoving there like 66+ & AQ+ and with what hands I can flat there maybe AJ, KQ, etc. (Exception being AA KK, to invite over-calls which I can just smooth call and set a trap).

 
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Wed Jul 02, 2014, 07:35 PM
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I'm either shoving or folding there, as I'm too short to flat.... so I'm shoving hands that are a favorite against the opp's range and folding everything else.

Flatting this short is a huge leak of chips, as I'll be OOP and then have no clue what to do the 2/3 of the time that I miss the flop. Flatting here would fall into fancy play syndrome, that I want to avoid.

John (JWK24)

P.S. calling there screams AA or KK, so if you do that, it turns your hand face up.


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