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Old 04-20-2017, 10:08 PM   #1
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What is the best play in this spot ?

Poker Stars, $33 Buy-in (100/200 blinds, 18 ante) No Limit Hold'em Tournament, 9 Players
Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite. View Hand #37708675

BB: 8,805 (44 bb)
UTG+1: 3,338 (16.7 bb)
UTG+2: 4,295 (21.5 bb)
MP1: 22,613 (113.1 bb)
MP2: 5,089 (25.4 bb)
MP3: 35,499 (177.5 bb)
CO: 2,159 (10.8 bb)
Hero (BTN): 3,986 (19.9 bb)
SB: 10,072 (50.4 bb)

Preflop: Hero is BTN with 9 Q
UTG+1 calls 200, UTG+2 calls 200, 4 folds, Hero ?

What is the best play in this spot guys ?
Is it better to open jam trying to steal the dead money or iso the limpers.

ps: Both limpers have already shown weakness with their limping range.
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Old 04-20-2017, 11:37 PM   #2
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Re: What is the best play in this spot ?

Moving all-inn is terrible, because of stack-sizes &position.
So make it 550 or something and use the advantage of having position PF against 2 Passive weak players
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Old 04-21-2017, 12:29 AM   #3
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Re: What is the best play in this spot ?

Just fold.
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Old 04-21-2017, 12:34 AM   #4
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Re: What is the best play in this spot ?

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Moving all-inn is terrible, because of stack-sizes &position.
So make it 550 or something and use the advantage of having position PF against 2 Passive weak players
Terrible advice. If you only get 1 caller, the pot would be 1600 and you would have 3500 left, not nearly enough to extract value out of anything.

Fold and move on
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Old 04-21-2017, 03:54 AM   #5
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Terrible advice. If you only get 1 caller, the pot would be 1600 and you would have 3500 left, not nearly enough to extract value out of anything.

Fold and move on
+1
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Old 04-21-2017, 07:04 AM   #6
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Re: What is the best play in this spot ?

call
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Old 04-21-2017, 10:14 AM   #7
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Re: What is the best play in this spot ?

But if we are not squeezing with that hand, how should our range look like at this stack depth ?
Like 77+,A9s+,KTs+,ATo+,KQo ?
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Old 04-22-2017, 12:45 AM   #8
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But if we are not squeezing with that hand, how should our range look like at this stack depth ?
Like 77+,A9s+,KTs+,ATo+,KQo ?
Something like that. Perhaps all suited broadway.

Call or fold with this hand. Shoving wouldn't be terrible, but it's marginally +EV at best.
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Old Yesterday, 11:09 AM   #9
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Something like that. Perhaps all suited broadway.

Call or fold with this hand. Shoving wouldn't be terrible, but it's marginally +EV at best.
+1 on the above

I like a call when I have tangible information that SB and BB are not likely to raise it up (except with legit strong hands).
Fold otherwise.
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