PokerStars homepage
  • If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.


No announcement yet.

$1.1 MTT FR regular speed

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • $1.1 MTT FR regular speed

    There was last 100players from 2300. I have no info about him. I bet 2bb because at this stage of MTT betting more does not make any sence as I noticed. If they don't wanna play, the fold to 2bb as well as to 3bb. I put him into any pair 22+ or AK. So I think i was a bit favourite. What do you think about the call? btw what do you also think about the raise? should I rather stick with 3bb? I finished 48th.

  • #2
    I like the raise size Preflop - min raising is often the way to go when the blinds start getting big.

    I think the call is actually pretty close - I think you're probably putting him on too wide a range, don't forget that he's seen a raise from Early Position. I think his range is something like 77+, AQ+, and you have a 50.2% equity against this range. Even if you take AQ out of his range, your equity is still 48%.

    Given the pot odds we are getting I would also call like you did.


    • #3
      So the range is a little bit smaller probably but it was not a bad call. Thanks for your opinon


      • #4
        With 40bb, I think I prefer a 2.5bb open UTG. A minraise could cause calls from players in position, and the last thing you want with TT is to see a multiway flop that will contain overcards more than half the time.

        Villain shoving 14bb vs EP open usually has a big hand. I'd expect something like 99+/AQo+/AJs+. You're not ahead of that range (you have about 45% equity) so I think you can get away sometimes. It's a +chipEV call (pot lays odds that translate to 41% equity required), but I'm not sure it's wise in ICM terms to take what amounts to a breakeven "flip" at this point.
        Bracelet Winner


        • #5
          Hi Rogger1999

          At this stage of the tournament your raise sizing is fine and raising with the intention to call both player 5 and player 2 ought to be standard.
          We must remember that we are 7 handed so our hand value goes up!

          Taking into account the size of this playerrs stack and the fact that we are 7 handed I would expect villain to have a range like 55+,ATs+,KQs,AJo+77+ ,and even wider/tighter depending on each villain, I would also expect some villains to have a pretty wide resteal range because it seems like a decent spot for it.

          Cheers, Chris.


          • #6
            Arty and ChewMe thanks a lot for your commnent and analyzis.



            X Cookies Information

            We have placed cookies on your computer to improve your experience on our website. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we'll assume you're OK to continue.