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$11 Super Stack tournament, Bubble play - Thu Sep 11, 2014, 03:33 PM
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. I am on the direct bubble.

This is SB vs BB battle. Should I have called his turn over-bet shove and busted on the bubble or was he bluffing?

Also how should I have played the hand starting from preflop?

Full Tilt Poker Game #34674793029: Super Stack $4K Guarantee (275234057), Table 24 - NL Hold'em - 800/1600 Ante 200 - 02:44:03 IST - 2014/09/11 [17:14:03 ET - 2014/09/10]
Seat 1: Remi Smk (69,389)
Seat 2: Ribster_A (33,120)
Seat 3: jaschka (58,671)
Seat 4: larifari0815 (53,299)
Seat 5: khaazar (17,730)
Seat 7: AlexDanilu4 (43,081)
Seat 8: luucky_strike (76,209)
Seat 9: adikumar2010 (47,894)
Remi Smk antes 200
Ribster_A antes 200
jaschka antes 200
larifari0815 antes 200
khaazar antes 200
AlexDanilu4 antes 200
luucky_strike antes 200
adikumar2010 antes 200
luucky_strike posts the small blind of 800
adikumar2010 posts the big blind of 1,600
The button is in seat #7
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to adikumar2010 [ ]
Remi Smk folds
Ribster_A has 15 seconds left to act
Ribster_A has timed out
Ribster_A folds
Ribster_A is sitting out
jaschka folds
larifari0815 folds
khaazar folds
AlexDanilu4 folds
luucky_strike raises to 4,800
adikumar2010 has 15 seconds left to act
adikumar2010 has requested TIME
Ribster_A has returned
adikumar2010 raises to 10,400
luucky_strike calls 5,600
*** FLOP *** [ ] (Total Pot: 22,400, 2 Players)
luucky_strike bets 6,400
adikumar2010 has 15 seconds left to act
adikumar2010 calls 6,400
*** TURN *** [ ] [] (Total Pot: 35,200, 2 Players)
luucky_strike bets 59,209, and is all in
adikumar2010 has 15 seconds left to act
adikumar2010 has requested TIME

Thu Sep 11, 2014, 11:50 PM
TheLangolier's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,473
(Head Trainer)
Hi Adi,

While I like defending in this situation, I'm not particularly inclined to 3-bet preflop. His open sizing is huge for these stacks which means he is either inexperienced or has a hand, probably some of both. And I don't want to blow up a 30bb stack in a slow structure. You sized your 3b pretty small, as small as you could really, but it's still 22% of your stack because of his open sizing. So I would generally start by flatting pre, definitely calling a flop c-bet on this board, and going from there.

As played, I like the flop call, and think we have a very easy fold on the turn to this action sequence.

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