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my limp with qq paid off :D

    • SharkySmurf
      Joined: 31.07.2008 Posts: 114
      No Limit Holdem Tournament
      7 players
      Converted at

      UTG kippocrite (2415)
      UTG+1 luckyNIC777 (790)
      MP Hero (810)
      CO quiturdayjob (3100)
      BTN nmmd33 (3230)
      SB Devil88888 (2300)
      BB fatesender (855)

      Blinds: 50/100

      Pre-flop: (150, 7 players) Hero is MP Q:diamond: Q:heart:
      2 folds, Hero calls 100, 3 folds, fatesender raises to 400, Hero goes all-in 810, fatesender calls 410

      Flop: A:spade: 4:heart: T:spade: (1670, 2 players)

      Turn: Q:club: (1670, 2 players)

      River: 9:diamond: (1670, 2 players)

      Final Pot: 1670
      fatesender shows: 8:club: 8:spade:
      Hero shows: Q:diamond: Q:heart:

      Hero wins 1670 ( won +860 )
      fatesender lost -810

      i dnt normally limp with big pairs lol, but the table were like allin crazy and hoped i would get some action from the bb, he duly delivered :D
  • 4 replies
    • LuborC
      Joined: 20.04.2008 Posts: 1,243
      Hi, I'm no expert but I don't like this play very much. You're giving the BB a chance to see the flop which might show one or even more overcards and you would have a tough decision then. And chances are the BB would call your push with 88 anyways without you taking this kind of risk.
      If you would like them to think that they have fold equity a raise to 250 would be better IMO.

      I really like the section of the forum you chose for posting in BTW. Do you consider this to be more of a Promotion or a Community event? (no offence intended just teasing...) :D
    • Grimzor
      Joined: 28.03.2008 Posts: 421
      I think you played hand badly. When you limp with QQ you risk that you might get some more limpers or raiser and callers. And if that happens you might be in situation where you push all in but your opponents get great odds to call and you might be facing more than 1 opponent. And with such short stack i think you would get called anyway. So as any raise would commit us i would just push directly in.
    • justkyle88
      Joined: 07.05.2008 Posts: 7,613
      Please don't limp with raising hands.
      Your just giving your opponent a chance to suck out.
    • alejandrosh
      Joined: 02.07.2008 Posts: 4,346
      if they're all in crazy, then they would go all in with your raise also.

      limp with 8bb with QQ ... no