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Victim of Fancy Play Sydrome

Victim of Fancy Play Sydrome - Sun Oct 19, 2014, 06:28 PM
adikumar2010's Avatar
Since: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,094
It's $5.50 Red Spade Open satellite with 10mins blind level and 1500 starting stack. So in between turbo and slow games.

I called the check raise shove of the flatter which mostly will have 99-AA or AK in my experience saying that is my call fine?

Was it necessary for me to 3-bet there and then call 4-bet shove?

And the 4-bet shove of not the inital opener but the flatter.

I am a victim of fancy play sydrome executed by Mr.Vampire

PS: I am not really happy to spew 50BB with QQ. Under 35BB maybe I can shove QQ above then I need AA KK but this was a perfect trap.

Sometimes these kind of hands make me do same FPS play but then JWK tells me it will be disastrous mostly as I will end up trapping myself. But I think FPS should be allowed like some of the time if not often

Sun Oct 19, 2014, 09:02 PM
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Hi adi,

On this depth of money, I think both flatting and 3-betting are valid options with their own merits. Given this is a $5 RSO satty with a healthy population of weaker players during the opening levels, I prefer to push the envelope of my premiums early on, so I like the line you took better than flatting.

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Sun Oct 19, 2014, 10:37 PM
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Since: May 2011
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On a cash table 2c/5c 100bb deep with $5 feeling this is sometimes ok - it has to be a flip AK or beat AA/KK. Deeper stack cash players may go with QQ 200bb deep. So that's scary.

In a tournament, don't go mad with 50bb (we have some space) or the go big or go home dynamic? Well that's scary too. The small sample on the AA trappy over call - you probably can't get a read from 13 hands.

Did you take a note on that villain.

Last edited by ForrestFive; Sun Oct 19, 2014 at 10:49 PM..

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