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It's should be a fold- Big $8.80 Tournament - Fri Jul 25, 2014, 12:20 PM
adikumar2010's Avatar
Since: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,094
It's Big $8.80 with 10mins blind level.

I can't think of not c-betting flop but the question is should I check-fold turn but SPR was too low for me to fold on turn.

But if I can check-fold I will save 15BB and not bust out. Turn should I check fold as one of them can have a 6 easily. Pot is 3000 on turn and I have only 1500 left.


Last edited by adikumar2010; Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 12:34 PM..
Fri Jul 25, 2014, 01:08 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,793
Hi adikumar2010!

With JJ, I'm going to make a standard preflop raise to 300 (3BB+1BB for each limper). I don't want to bet small here, as it will make my flop play much easier.

If I raise to 300 and get two callers, the pot is 1140. This leaves one two plays on the flop... shove or fold, as any bet pot-commits me. With a low pair on the board with a flush draw, holding an overpair, I'm shoving! There is only one opp that even has a 6 in their range and if they have it, so be it, I'll load up another tourney.

Even as played, a flop bet must be 2/3 pot and cannot be smaller or I give the opps the correct odds to try to outdraw me.. meaning that I deserve to lose and will lose chips on average. However, this bet basically pot-commits me, so I still need to open-shove the flop.

Betting smaller or even considering folding on the flop or after is a huge leak of chips that I absolutely need to avoid.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)

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