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Permission to stack off with top pair? - Tue Oct 14, 2014, 12:30 PM
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It is $3.30 KO MTT with around 450 runners. 10mins regular blind structure and 3000 starting stack. It also has $0.50 bounty on every player.

Can I stack off here just with the top pair? Because I think check-shover has insane stats like maniac and he can have worst pairs and draws on this board only thing I need to worry about is 44 & 88.

Full Tilt Poker Game #34803575389: $1,000 Guarantee (KO) (278111174), Table 5 - NL Hold'em - 15/30 - 21:46:33 IST - 2014/10/14 [12:16:33 ET - 2014/10/14]
Seat 1: imaflush180 (3,160)
Seat 2: Rivaldo69 (3,845)
Seat 3: Schuler71 (3,000)
Seat 4: neilpick67 (4,240)
Seat 5: Antoshka960 (3,070)
Seat 6: adikumar2010 (2,895)
Seat 7: Tzz0 (2,925)
Seat 8: jovachrist (2,950)
Seat 9: redcar 55 (3,915)
imaflush180 posts the small blind of 15
Rivaldo69 posts the big blind of 30
The button is in seat #9
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to adikumar2010 [ ]
Schuler71 folds
neilpick67 calls 30
Antoshka960 folds
adikumar2010 raises to 105
Tzz0 folds
jovachrist calls 105
redcar 55 folds
imaflush180 folds
Rivaldo69 calls 75
neilpick67 calls 75
*** FLOP *** [ ] (Total Pot: 435, 4 Players)
Rivaldo69 checks
neilpick67 checks
adikumar2010 bets 282
jovachrist calls 282
Rivaldo69 raises to 3,740, and is all in
neilpick67 folds
adikumar2010
jovachrist Action Pending

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Tue Oct 14, 2014, 02:44 PM
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Hi adikumar2010!

The first thing that I notice is that you're interested in the bounty amounts. Bounties should not be playing a part of my thought process in these tournaments. The money in them is in getting ITM and the top 3 in the tournament.... 50 cents compared to this money is totally irrelevant.

With AJ and a limper preflop, I'm going to make a standard raise to try and isolate the limper. Unfortunately, this does not happen and I see a 4-way flop.

I flop TPTK and when it checks to me, I'm going to make a standard value bet (for me 3/4 pot). I then get flatted by a tight/passive and shoved on by a maniac.

Since the tight/passive only called, instead of raised, I'm less concerned about this player, as they can have mid pocket pairs and lesser jacks in their range (also some broadway heart combos). The maniac can have just about anything (pair or better or also a number of flush draws). Against both of these ranges, my TPTK is ahead of their ranges, so PERMISSION GRANTED to shove!

If the opps had just called and I saw the turn, I would not make a follow-up turn c-bet on any card that completed a draw, 8 or 4.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)

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Tue Oct 14, 2014, 02:51 PM
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Originally Posted by JWK24 View Post
Hi adikumar2010!

The first thing that I notice is that you're interested in the bounty amounts. Bounties should not be playing a part of my thought process in these tournaments.

Against both of these ranges, my TPTK is ahead of their ranges, so PERMISSION GRANTED to shove!
I was not saying I will call coz of bounties I just wanted to tell you how much is the bounty per player, not that I am going after it.

Thanks for the permission I called and he had , so I was flipping for 100BB
 

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