Top-pair, small SPR, broadway flop, 45-man

    • vlzvl
      vlzvl
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      PokerStars $0.23+$0.02 - NLHE Tournament (SNG, 45-man, regular) - 100/200/25 Blinds - 9 players

      UTG: 1050 (5 bb)
      UTG+1: 4720 (24 bb)
      MP: 4420 (22 bb)
      Hero (MP+1): 3766 (15 bb*)
      HJ: 6589 (33 bb), (36) VP:34 PFR:2 AF:3.0 3B:0 AS:0 FS:0 CB:100 FC:50 WS:38 W$:60
      CO: 1643 (8 bb)
      BTN: 2084 (10 bb)
      SB: 7709 (39 bb)
      BB: 8054 (40 bb)

      bb* = adjusted blinds for antes

      Preflop: (525) Hero is MP+1 with A :heart: T :club:
      3 folds, Hero raises to 400, HJ calls 400, 4 folds

      Flop: (1325) A :club: Q :diamond: K :club: (2 players)
      Hero ???

      I don't know why but i blacked out in this hand and i just shoved right there, thinking SPR is pretty low for future play, pot is worthy, the case i am against better Ace is limited and i do fear some Turn cards.
      It was my shove OK or should i had bet to extract value from some Kx,Qx that doesn't believe me or worse Ax?
  • 4 replies
    • SDK1987
      SDK1987
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      I don’t like it to over shove the flop, because then you get only action of better. I would just Cbet like half pot and if he shoves we can still fold. I don’t think he will ever shove with worse.

      Cheers,
      SDK1987
    • insomnia666
      insomnia666
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      Joined: 31.07.2010 Posts: 2,360
      big bet and shove OTT.
    • Okkernootje
      Okkernootje
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      Originally posted by SDK1987
      I would just Cbet like half pot and if he shoves we can still fold. I don’t think he will ever shove with worse.
      This is a 34/2 player in a 25ct mtt sng. Stats suggest this is not a very competent player.
      We block some straight combo's, so what about worse Ax or KJ/KT/QJ/QT with one club? Or TT? Or JJ? All pretty logic for a fun player to go for it al the way.

      I think this is a bet/call (or bet and shove turn) >>> bet/fold....
    • vlzvl
      vlzvl
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      thanx all for the help, much appreciated :f_biggrin: