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Should I Shove? - Pocket Sixes - Big $3.30 Tournament Hand

Should I Shove? - Pocket Sixes - Big $3.30 Tournament Hand - Sat Jul 19, 2014, 04:30 AM
adikumar2010's Avatar
Since: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,094
It's Big $3.30 with 10mins blind level and I am ITM in top 270.

Normally it's a fold, I want to know if I can shove over this guy?

Sat Jul 19, 2014, 09:35 AM
mcedger's Avatar
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 406
i think u just go to get it in and hope it's a flip adi, u have less than 15 bbs. The caveat though is if you have a read that utg is a very tight player that woudn't come in there with less than 66 although if they are very tight they could also fold 77-TT there too, with your slight amount of fold equity.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014, 09:57 AM
adikumar2010's Avatar
Since: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,094
Indeed UTG is very tight 59/45/25 LMFAO
Sat Jul 19, 2014, 12:08 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,783
Hi adikumar2010!

One big key for me here is that I'm already ITM, as this makes my decision even easier. Now, my goal is to accumulate a final table stack and then a top 3 stack. With my stack being nowhere near large enough for this, I need to accumulate chips.

Another key is that I'm short, as I only have 15BB. Since I'm ahead of the loose opener's range and do have a made hand, I'm absolutely snap-shoving here.

This is not normally a fold, as you put into your post, it's a snap-shove basically throughout the entire tournament. I'm short, with a re-steal stack and can hopefully isolate a maniac with a small pair. Unless I'm on the exact bubble (even there, I'm going way more often than not), I'm snapping it in here against this opp... because I need chips desperately.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)

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