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Is this right play? - Sun Aug 17, 2014, 12:28 PM
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This is India Merchandise Mania Freeroll $500 prizepool around 90 player. Is my shove correct there?

What can I shove in these situations in general like AQ+ and 77+ ?

I am only 50mins in the game. It has 10mins regular structure.



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Sun Aug 17, 2014, 02:52 PM
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Hey Adikumar,

First off I think a shove over a min raise and a call at 20bb is a bit out of order.
AQs is a dangerous hand (suited or not) that only makes for a strong drawing hand. (AA/KK/QQ/AK are hands that dominates you)
I would 3bet / and consider a fold to a 4 bet shove here (opp has 100% f3b but the sample is small) or even call my btn depending if the blinds are weak passive, and evaluate flop but proceeding with care.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014, 04:01 PM
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Hi adikumar2010!

With this being a freeroll and there already being 27.6% of my stack in the pot, I think this is a great situation to squeeze and since a standard raise pot-commits me... I'm shoving.

If the 2nd player would have 3-bet (they don't normally raise, so would indicate a monster hand), then I'd feel differently, but against both of their full ranges, AQs has more than enough equity to shove.

I'd shove a bit wider here actually, any broadway ace, KQs, pairs (but this is 100% player dependent. it will be different against other opps)

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)

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