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Carnival - Biggest $55 Hand-for-hand Bubble Play

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  • Carnival - Biggest $55 Hand-for-hand Bubble Play

    This is during hand-for-hand play on the bubble. Is this play correct? HERO - M: 5.9, BB: 15, Adjusted BB: 8.8 SB - VPIP: 16, PFR: 15, 3B: 10.7, AF: 2.5, Hands: 63 M: 0.6, BB: 1, Adjusted BB: 0.8 BB - VPIP: 22, PFR: 19, 3B: 11.1, AF: 1.5, Hands: 82 M: 18.6, BB: 49, Adjusted BB: 27.9

  • #2
    Brutal run out. I'm guessing you made the money anyway cos you can assume that a shorter stack will busto during hand for hand.
    In which case its borderline for me with K9o on button and 15bb. Actually the SB is a non-factor so I'd shove with a modicum of confidence. I don't think its ever too far wrong if you feel you are 99% guaranteed to cash when the worst happens.

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    • #3
      Hi dirt eh

      I like the shove it's fine but if the small blind had a playable stack size then I would opt to fold the hand. We're effectively shoving K9 into one player and K9 is statistically stronger than a randomly dealt hand.

      I also imagine this tournament had a huuuuge player pool so even though we are playing hand for hand it's very likely that someone with a shorter stack than you will bust out of the tournament so we're very likely to get paid whether we win the hand or not.

      Cheers, Chris.

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