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very weird hand - Sun Jul 20, 2014, 10:26 PM
amature3921's Avatar
Since: Jun 2014
Posts: 37

donkeys all around pokerstars, their range is so wide, i can't risk my tournament with just a pair, how would u play this hand if you were me?
Sun Jul 20, 2014, 11:36 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,814
Hi amature3921!

With AA preflop, I'm going to make a standard raise, which is to between 2.5x and 3x the previous bet. With it being early and multiple people in the pot, I'll opt to raise to 750.

On the flop, I'm going to make a standard raise (1/2 pot since I'm up against one opp). Since this bet is over 1/3 of my remaining chips, I'm pot-committed and cannot fold if I make this bet... so I'm shoving the flop.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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Mon Jul 21, 2014, 06:10 PM
anti5ive's Avatar
Since: Feb 2010
Posts: 225
as above,and imo you played every street too passive, limping the flop/turn gives him chance to hit his straight or if K hit his other card (not saying he wouldnt call) but your giving him every chance to get there or even put out a river bluff if right card hits.
just my opinion and could be competely wrong

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