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Tough spot preflop - Sun Sep 14, 2014, 05:26 PM
adikumar2010's Avatar
Since: Mar 2011
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I have 16BB with 88 what should I do here ?

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Mon Sep 15, 2014, 05:26 PM
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Since: Sep 2010
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Some people like to open-shove with this sort of stack size, hand type and position.

However I prefer to min-raise and call off against one shove and fold if two players shove in front of us. Minraising allows people to shove lighter than they would call with if we just shoved directly as they (correctly) assume they have some fold equity when they shove.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014, 11:27 PM
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But surely in these types of games that may not be a good idea as you are somewhat likely to get a (stupid) call pre flop? - potentially from KriptonPT in this case looking at his stats. This would put us in a tough-spot post flop when the inevitable overcards hit. I prefer to shove/fold this spot myself and take away the tough post-flop decision making holding a relatively small stack. Without looking into push-ranges I would guess this is a borderline shove with an M of around 6.5, although part of me thinks wait for a better spot to push this hand through seven players with over 15bb and fold...

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