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2nl cash Table, Stealin from the small blind - Fri Aug 15, 2014, 07:10 PM
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Could I have stolen the pot before I folded and should I actually be in the pot?
 
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Fri Aug 15, 2014, 07:29 PM
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a raise pre flop would do everything different
 
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Fri Aug 15, 2014, 07:53 PM
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Sat Aug 16, 2014, 10:26 AM
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Raise preflop to 5x or even more. Limpers are what they look like: weak.
If a limper 3bets, you can still call with QJs but be cautious.

post flop is well played. don't go crazy in a 4way pot
 
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Sat Aug 16, 2014, 12:31 PM
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I think calling, raising and folding are all decent options with none of them being massively +EV. Generally speaking, I'd only ISO raise versus limpers with the kind of hands I'd open in early position (something like 99+/AQ+/KQs). If you're not comfortable playing QJs OOP, then just overlimping (hoping to flop a monster) or folding are both fine.
Just be aware that flopping one pair OOP will put you in a tricky situation, where you should try and play a small pot, by check-calling to showdown. Only if you make 2 pairs or better should you get aggressive.


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