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Old 11-24-2007, 02:35 PM
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Default ($109) Going broke w/ AQ in an unraised pot

Villain is nvestr21, probably a somewhat losing player. His stats preflop are, I dunno, 20/5 or something after 75 hands or so. I have a feeling I'm gonna get berated for limping AQ here UTG; I'd like some opinions on it anyway. Is postflop OK? I'm not sure what to really put him on that beats me here other than 44 and maybe 99. Anyone push flop? Fold flop? Fold turn? Blech.

PokerStars Tournament, Big Blind is t30 (9 handed) Converter on pregopoker.com

Hero (t2495)
UTG+1 (t2700)
MP1 (t2810)
MP2 (t2190)
MP3 (t3745)
CO (t3810)
Button (t2695)
SB (t3005)
BB (t3480)

Preflop: Hero is in UTG with Q[img]/images/graemlins/club.gif[/img] A[img]/images/graemlins/spade.gif[/img]
Hero calls t30, <font color="gray">UTG+1 folds</font>, <font color="gray">MP1 folds</font>, MP2 calls t30, MP3 calls t30, CO calls t30, Button calls t30, <font color="gray">SB folds</font>, BB checks

Flop: (t195) 9[img]/images/graemlins/club.gif[/img] 4[img]/images/graemlins/club.gif[/img] Q[img]/images/graemlins/spade.gif[/img] (6 players)
BB checks, <font color="red">Hero bets t120</font>, MP2 calls t120, <font color="red">MP3 raises to t456</font>, <font color="gray">CO folds</font>, <font color="gray">Button folds</font>, <font color="gray">BB folds</font>, Hero calls t336, <font color="gray">MP2 folds</font>

Turn: (t1227) 2[img]/images/graemlins/heart.gif[/img] (2 players)
Hero checks, <font color="red">MP3 bets t820</font>, <font color="red">Hero raises to t2009 (All-in)</font>
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Old 11-24-2007, 02:39 PM
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Default Re: ($109) Going broke w/ AQ in an unraised pot

Preflop, I like to raise AQo UTG with these blinds, and fold to a reraise.
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Old 11-24-2007, 03:09 PM
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Default Re: ($109) Going broke w/ AQ in an unraised pot

I pretty much auto make it 90 preflop. When you get the money in, in this fashion, I think your equity is going to be pretty bad. MP3 is raising through CO, Button and BB
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Old 11-24-2007, 03:15 PM
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Default Re: ($109) Going broke w/ AQ in an unraised pot

I would raise preflop. As played I guess you lose to 99 and 44 maybe Q9s he will raises with 99 some percent of the time I guess I get it in, but I'm not thrilled.
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Old 11-24-2007, 04:03 PM
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Default Re: ($109) Going broke w/ AQ in an unraised pot

if you limp, vs. someone with these stats, snap fold the flop.
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Old 11-24-2007, 08:09 PM
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Default Re: ($109) Going broke w/ AQ in an unraised pot

There's a time and place for everything in poker, except limping AQo UTG full-ring with these stacks. I'd have to have a super player dependent line to ever take that line. Like there has to be people who will raise you really wide and no one who's calling that raise because it's only 5% of their stack, for this ever to be a profitable situation. And those two conditions, a few people who will raise limpers super wide and very few who will call super wide, are pretty rare in level one of MTTs.
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Old 11-24-2007, 09:04 PM
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Default Re: ($109) Going broke w/ AQ in an unraised pot

Yeh, I am an advocate of sometimes limping, but this is a really bad spot to limp.
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Old 11-24-2007, 09:08 PM
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Default Re: ($109) Going broke w/ AQ in an unraised pot

You can call the flop but fold turn because he's prob peeliung a lot of draws
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Old 11-24-2007, 09:13 PM
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Default Re: ($109) Going broke w/ AQ in an unraised pot

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There's a time and place for everything in poker, except limping AQo UTG full-ring with these stacks.

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level?
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Old 11-25-2007, 12:23 AM
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Default Re: ($109) Going broke w/ AQ in an unraised pot

raising preflop is better. please dont go broke here. if you thought you had the best hand you played it way too tricky. The turn is a blank and you get it all in on the turn. to do this you had to think you were best on the flop. So you should have RR the flop...
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