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$11 Super Stack tournament, Shove or call? - Fri Aug 22, 2014, 10:37 AM
adikumar2010's Avatar
Since: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,094
It is $11 Super Stack tournament on FTP with 12min slow blind level and 5000 starting stack.

What's the best move on the flop?

Full Tilt Poker Game #34594967193: Super Stack $4K Guarantee (273439492), Table 8 - NL Hold'em - 50/100 Ante 10 - 23:32:55 IST - 2014/08/20 [14:02:55 ET - 2014/08/20]
Seat 1: scorels (3,461), is sitting out
Seat 2: E_ABRIL (3,094)
Seat 3: johnnyflash3 (11,800)
Seat 4: IceMan0039 (8,711)
Seat 5: dutu118 (5,150)
Seat 6: adikumar2010 (4,689)
Seat 7: Austynbfc (10,366)
Seat 8: poker_ch1ef (6,625)
Seat 9: Hommerrr (1,240)
scorels antes 10
E_ABRIL antes 10
johnnyflash3 antes 10
IceMan0039 antes 10
dutu118 antes 10
adikumar2010 antes 10
Austynbfc antes 10
poker_ch1ef antes 10
Hommerrr antes 10
poker_ch1ef posts the small blind of 50
Hommerrr posts the big blind of 100
The button is in seat #7
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to adikumar2010 [ ]
scorels folds
E_ABRIL folds
johnnyflash3 raises to 200
IceMan0039 folds
dutu118 folds
adikumar2010 calls 200
Austynbfc calls 200
poker_ch1ef folds
Hommerrr calls 100
*** FLOP *** [ ] (Total Pot: 940, 4 Players)
scorels has returned
Hommerrr checks
johnnyflash3 has 15 seconds left to act
johnnyflash3 has requested TIME
johnnyflash3 checks
adikumar2010 has 15 seconds left to act
adikumar2010 has requested TIME
adikumar2010 bets 410
Austynbfc folds
Hommerrr folds
johnnyflash3 has 15 seconds left to act
johnnyflash3 has requested TIME
johnnyflash3 raises to 950


Is this calucation correct ?

Sat Aug 23, 2014, 08:54 AM
spand42's Avatar
Since: Sep 2010
Posts: 1,496
I won't say my thoughts just yet but I have a couple of questions.

What was the purpose behind betting on the flop?

Is villain really playing 0/0 after 52 hands or was he just sat out?

Do you think you've covered all of villains value options in your equilab screengrab?
Sat Aug 23, 2014, 09:54 AM
adikumar2010's Avatar
Since: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,094
Yes he was sitting out all the time that's why it's 0/0. I bet the flop as I thought I have the best hand and even if he calls I will be able to take it down on a turn bet, worst case if he has a hand like KK QQ. I can make my flush or Ace and he will get punished for playing fancy poker.

I think that's all the real hands he can check-raise me there, rest if you want to include air then you can include some more junk hands which has less then 20% equity like KJo JTo.

Plus if I check the flop and he has KQ KT TJ, it's not point giving him free cards and let him make his pair.
Sun Aug 24, 2014, 04:28 PM
spand42's Avatar
Since: Sep 2010
Posts: 1,496
OK well when I looked at your graphic I just read 99 and not 99+ So I agree with the range you assigned.

When he checks this flop, I don't think he's going to be check/folding too often, that's mainly something I've seen in my experience.

So I think you can bet and still get value from worse, but when we bet here it looks just so bluffy so we're opening ourselves to be check/raised a bunch, which isn't something I particularly want to face. So I'd just take the free card and then decide what to do on later streets.

As played I doubt we really have much fold equity if we shove and the stuff he does fold, we're likely beating anyway. So I'd just call and decide what to do later on in the hand utilising our position.

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