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can it get any worse? - Tue Sep 16, 2014, 12:47 PM
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doing something wrong?
http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hand...039_2F95865CA9

however took a deal an hour later in 2,75
 
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Tue Sep 16, 2014, 01:12 PM
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Hi MonoPolygamy!

Yes, the bets in this hand are not very good. If I have a pair and want to try to setmine, I need to have 15X the bet in my stack and all of the opp's stacks.... this is not the case when the opp bets 360, so I cannot call preflop. I need to raise or fold.

Postflop, bets need to be sized based on the size of the pot, number of opps and board texture. With 4 or more opps in the pot, I can't bet less than a pot-sized bet and since this pot-commits me, if I have chips left after the flop (shouldn't happen), I need to shove the flop.

The key here though is to shove or fold preflop due to not having enough chips to setmine.

John (JWK24)


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