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whats the correct bet&play ???

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  • whats the correct bet&play ???

    Seat #1 is the button
    Seat 1: sinsin0509 (10830 in chips) is sitting out
    Seat 2: ardajd (29730 in chips)
    Seat 3: doma120 (40298 in chips)
    Seat 4: RobynSteel (24813 in chips)
    Seat 5: Swat_next (6365 in chips)
    Seat 6: MORWAY (9935 in chips) is sitting out
    Seat 7: Godza8 (6687 in chips)
    Seat 8: GILDIA (10575 in chips)
    sinsin0509: posts the ante 25
    ardajd: posts the ante 25
    doma120: posts the ante 25
    RobynSteel: posts the ante 25
    Swat_next: posts the ante 25
    MORWAY: posts the ante 25
    Godza8: posts the ante 25
    GILDIA: posts the ante 25
    ardajd: posts small blind 125
    doma120: posts big blind 250
    *** HOLE CARDS ***
    Dealt to ardajd [Td Th]
    RobynSteel: raises 500 to 750
    Swat_next: calls 750
    MORWAY: folds
    Godza8: folds
    GILDIA: calls 750
    sinsin0509: folds
    ardajd: raises 5250 to 6000
    doma120: folds

  • #2
    What type of tourney is this from and what reads did you have on the opps? The tourney type will have a dramatic reply on my answer.

    John (JWK24)

    6 Time Bracelet Winner


    • #3
      was a open school freeroll . the table was loose but i was playing very tight..

      RoxSoxEox has returned
      RobynSteel: raises 5250 to 11250
      Swat_next: calls 5590 and is all-in
      GILDIA: folds

      ... my turn now ...


      • #4
        Hi ardajd! The leagues have a strategy unto themselves and it's different than a standard tourney. In them, I have one and only one goal and that is to last as long as possible without taking chances. With a raise and two calls in front of me with TT, I need to call behind here and try to setmine. I do not want to make a standard raise and bloat the pot with a marginal made hand. If I was in a cash tourney and wanted to raise, I would make a standard raise, which is to between 3X the previous bet (2250) and a pot-sized raise (3575). I do not want to raise to more than this, as I want to keep all of my bets and raises standard. Players that bet more with better hands and less with marginal ones are basically turning their cards face-up, which is something that I need to avoid. My plan for the flop is that if I hit a 10 or get three undercards on the flop, I will make a standard value bet. If there is an overcard, I need to check and fold to any sizable bet. I will then do the same thing on the turn and river. In these games, I do not want to be taking unnecessary chances, as each player that I outlast gets me more points for the end of the month leaderboard (where the real $$ is). Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.umbup: John (JWK24)

        6 Time Bracelet Winner


        • #5
          thnx 4 advices .



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