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  • I assume this is the wrong way to play this hand

    Villain was the type to open shove his entire stack , go all in with 1 pair etc.

    Cant really think i played this wrong , couldnt hope for a better flop on my BB in an unraised pot . the only hand i am worried about in this spot is 99 but I am pretty sure villain would have raised pre with that .

    So should I call his bet on the flop and hopefully get this to showdown or play it like i did ?

    Poker Stars $4.00+$0.40 No Limit Hold'em Tournament - t200/t400 Blinds + t50 - 9 players - View hand 2184360
    DeucesCracked Poker Videos Hand History Converter

    MP2: t16640 M = 15.85
    CO: t17452 M = 16.62
    BTN: t12476 M = 11.88
    SB: t12750 M = 12.14
    Hero (BB): t17085 M = 16.27
    UTG: t800 M = 0.76
    UTG+1: t2438 M = 2.32
    UTG+2: t14028 M = 13.36
    MP1: t23834 M = 22.70

    Pre Flop: (t1050) Hero is BB with 6 :club: 3 :diamond:
    2 folds, UTG+2 calls t400, MP1 calls t400, 2 folds, BTN calls t400, SB calls t200, Hero checks

    Flop: (t2450) 9 :club: 3 :spade: 6 :diamond: (5 players)
    SB bets t1600, Hero raises to t4000, UTG+2 folds, MP1 folds, BTN folds, SB raises to t12300 all in, Hero calls t8300

    Turn: (t27050) T :club: (2 players - 1 is all in)

    River: (t27050) T :diamond: (2 players - 1 is all in)

    Final Pot: t27050
    SB shows A :club: 9 :spade: (two pair, Tens and Nines)
    Hero shows 6 :club: 3 :diamond: (two pair, Tens and Sixes)
    SB wins t27050
    Last edited by frasierbeams; Sun Apr 21, 2013, 03:32 AM. Reason: wanted to show results

  • #2
    I think against that villain, if your reading him as having 1 pair then getting it all in on the flop was fine.

    Where were you as far as the stage of the torniment, had the bubble past and your looking to chip up for a deep run?

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    • #3
      Hey fraiser,

      With a 5 way pot and a villain who you know overvalues 1 pair hands leading out, I like raising here to isolate him, and am quite happy to play for stacks with 2 pair against such a player and a 31bb effective... well played imo.
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