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Simple decision ! - Tue Jul 08, 2014, 09:45 AM
adikumar2010's Avatar
Since: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,094
It's $3.30 APPT ACOP Mega Giveaway Satellite Stage 2. 10mins blind level and 1500 starting stack.

I don't know if I should just give up and not c-bet coz the preflop caller is a fish, he called my raise with 12BB stack which no good player does.

And now his stack size is so awkward that if I c-bet and he moves all-in, I will have to donate him rest of the chips with a gut-shot

PokerStars Hand #118493149746: Tournament #932413501, $3.00+$0.30 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level IV (50/100) - 2014/07/08 19:00:40 IST [2014/07/08 9:30:40 ET]
Table '932413501 5' 9-max Seat #3 is the button
Seat 1: toogoo88 (1475 in chips)
Seat 2: TS0KE (3275 in chips)
Seat 3: hpmp888 (4742 in chips)
Seat 5: sodashuup (525 in chips)
Seat 6: mr bean65 (1285 in chips)
Seat 7: Afan45 (1565 in chips)
Seat 8: ossii709 (1433 in chips)
Seat 9: adikumar2010 (3450 in chips)
sodashuup: posts small blind 50
mr bean65: posts big blind 100
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to adikumar2010 [ ]
Afan45: folds
ossii709: folds
adikumar2010: raises 150 to 250
toogoo88: folds
TS0KE: folds
hpmp888: folds
sodashuup: folds
mr bean65: calls 150
*** FLOP *** [ ]
mr bean65: checks

Tue Jul 08, 2014, 10:55 AM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,812
Hi adikumar2010!

With AQs preflop, I'm definitely going to make a standard raise and with the opp playing 45% of hands, it doesn't surprise me that the opp calls.

When the flop misses me and the opp checks, I'm absolutely going to check behind here. I have 10 outs, but can very easily be behind here, as there are plenty of ways for a player seeing 45% of flops to hit this board.

Also, with the opp playing this many hands and not taking any aggressive action, it seems that the opp is a calling station and when up against a station, rule #1 is... don't bluff. The way to beat this type of a player is to value bet them to death with made hands and I currently don't have a made hand, so I don't want to bet.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


6 Time Bracelet Winner


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