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I play this right?

    • amplifyd
      Joined: 03.08.2009 Posts: 1,769
      Was a 9-man SnG :

      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $40/$80 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:

      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with A, 9.
      MP2 folds, Hero raises to $320.00, 3 folds, BB calls $240.00.

      Flop: ($680) 3, A, 4 (2 players)
      BB raises to $1,515.00(All-In), Hero calls $735.00(All-In).

      Turn: ($2930) 9 (2 players)

      River: ($2930) 6 (2 players)

      Final Pot: $2930.

      He had 6's btw. But did i play it right? My initial raise was just to try and steal blinds since they were all playing uber tight preflop.
  • 2 replies
    • RickyJHarris
      Joined: 24.09.2009 Posts: 9
      Im new to this site. But A 9 isnt on the hand chart for stealing blinds. shouldent have gone all in.......because he called your raise in the first place. So that tells you he has a decent hand.

      If they dont fold before the flop and call ur raise....then you have to play the hand normally.
    • lennonac
      Joined: 02.05.2009 Posts: 1,421
      Hi Amplifyd

      The preflop raise is too big, you made it 4x
      Making it 4x you have pretty much commited yourself to the pot as you have put 1/3rd of your stack in the middle.

      Also I dont think you can steal the blinds from UTG+1

      But as played on the flop you have to call I think for two reasons

      1 as mentioned earlied you have already commited 1/3rd of your stack and with his call makes the pot around the size of your stack.

      2. At lower levels these all in shoves are "often" not always a weak A or pocket pair.

      The way I would have played it, as you only have 13 big blinds, I would have shoved preflop. That being said the stack sizes behind you are a bit too big for the shove with A9s I might shove ATs

      If you pop it into sngwiz and adjust the ranges to more sensible calling ranges it is a clear fold.
      ATs by the way is a marginal shove.