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  • 10 BB played ok

    PokerStars Hand #91861965486: Tournament #664701620, $0.30+$0.03 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level XIII (1000/2000) - 2013/01/05 19:41:06 WET [2013/01/05 14:41:06 ET]
    Table '664701620 29' 9-max Seat #6 is the button
    Seat 1: Shreknik (13922 in chips)
    Seat 2: BorysX (13144 in chips)
    Seat 3: laind23 (37260 in chips)
    Seat 4: dremAAAA (42872 in chips)
    Seat 5: luiz838 (24400 in chips)
    Seat 6: dolores237 (7736 in chips)
    Seat 7: GOSETTE07 (17770 in chips)
    Seat 8: Riflex1 (7900 in chips)
    Seat 9: glenn161274 (20640 in chips)
    Shreknik: posts the ante 200
    BorysX: posts the ante 200
    laind23: posts the ante 200
    dremAAAA: posts the ante 200
    luiz838: posts the ante 200
    dolores237: posts the ante 200
    GOSETTE07: posts the ante 200
    Riflex1: posts the ante 200
    glenn161274: posts the ante 200
    GOSETTE07: posts small blind 1000
    Riflex1: posts big blind 2000
    *** HOLE CARDS ***
    Dealt to glenn161274 [Ah Kh]
    glenn161274: raises 18440 to 20440 and is all-in
    Shreknik: folds
    BorysX: folds
    laind23: raises 16620 to 37060 and is all-in
    dremAAAA: folds
    luiz838: folds
    dolores237: folds
    GOSETTE07: folds
    Riflex1: folds
    Uncalled bet (16620) returned to laind23
    *** FLOP *** [2d 6h 2s]
    *** TURN *** [2d 6h 2s] [7c]
    *** RIVER *** [2d 6h 2s 7c] [6c]
    *** SHOW DOWN ***
    glenn161274: shows [Ah Kh] (two pair, Sixes and Deuces)
    laind23: shows [5d 5c] (two pair, Sixes and Fives)
    laind23 collected 45680 from pot
    glenn161274 finished the tournament in 321st place
    *** SUMMARY ***
    Total pot 45680 | Rake 0
    Board [2d 6h 2s 7c 6c]
    Seat 1: Shreknik folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 2: BorysX folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 3: laind23 showed [5d 5c] and won (45680) with two pair, Sixes and Fives
    Seat 4: dremAAAA folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 5: luiz838 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 6: dolores237 (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
    Seat 7: GOSETTE07 (small blind) folded before Flop
    Seat 8: Riflex1 (big blind) folded before Flop
    Seat 9: glenn161274 showed [Ah Kh] and lost with two pair, Sixes and Deuces

    Do you think this is best way to play this 10BB blinds coming up i was quite surprised when he had pocket 5s as at best he is flipping it was his first hand at table also
    Triple Bracelet Winner

  • #2
    Hey Glenn AKs UTG with 10bb is absolutely a shove, well played umbup: The call with 55 is terrible, as you say he is flipping at best, and a 4-1 underdog when he runs into your overpair. Well played, unlucky with the flip but you will have kings next time and crush the underpair


    • #3
      Hey Glenn, Your play is 100% correct here,IMO. We should never be limping or making a standard raise with 10BB left so this comes down to a simple push or fold question. The player who's off here is the villain calling off better than 1/2 their stack with 5's. I have a sneaking suspicion that the reason you're posing this question to begin with is that there were possibly money bubble considerations here? IF that's the case,don't give it a second thought. Anyone passing a chance to play a hand like this for stacks over possibly min-cashing is never going to be a profitable MTT player. NEVER. Well played,better fortune next time. umbup:


      • #4

        6 Time Bracelet Winner


        • #5
          Hi glenn161274! I agree with the others here, especially Moxie's comment about the bubble. If I was near the bubble (or right after it too), then I'm much more inclined to shove AKs here, as my fold equity will be much higher. I also expect to be in a race the majority of the time that I'm called here. While I may be able to fold this and get ITM, the real way to be a profitable player is by making deep runs in tourneys and this is a good example of where I want to try to accumulate chips for a deep run. Yes, I will lose out on a min cash a % of the times, but the times that I win and can make a deeper run in the tourney, I will make back much more than what I lose when I do lose the hand. If it's me with this decision, it's a snap-shove for me. Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.umbup: John (JWK24) P.S. The ONLY way that I would fold here is if it was a satellite and I had enough chips to get a ticket.

          6 Time Bracelet Winner



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