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Jan
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comment Probability of flopping straight flush
This question has been asked and answered on the internet about a thousand times. It is, as vlzvl points out, really not an interested odds calculation, generally. Any odds less than 1% is generally not worth thinking about IMHO. But, it's good that you're thinking about odds. Just think more about your odds of hitting a double-belly buster when you put your opponent on a range that includes your out cards.
Jan
12
comment How to play QQ live tournament?
QQ is the best hand I ever folded in a tournament. I was at a final table (9 players left) of a $500 tournament (300+ players). Ahead of me there was an all-in and then an over-the-top all-in raise. My QQ looked weak - went into the tank for a couple of minutes then folded. I would have been crippled if I lost. You gotta remember that QQ is just a pair of Queens. That being said, your scenario is a total cooler. You were destined to lose that one. Don't think about it too much.
Jan
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answered How to size an opening raise in a NLHE tournament with antes?
Jan
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comment MTT - flush draw vs loose big'o'stack
@vlzvl if there was 8 players then I don't see the hand playing any differently. You didn't have enough fold equity (IMHO) to force out all 8 players and your hand wasn't really strong enough to play all in UTG. Your best chance to win max money was the move you made after the flop with the 4 flush. Sure you were behind, but you had a decent chance to come out with a descent stack if you won.
Dec
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comment MTT - flush draw vs loose big'o'stack
How many players were left at the table when this hand happened?
Dec
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Sep
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answered Calculating odds with 2 cards to come
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answered Calculating odds with 2 cards to come
Aug
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revised Talking during a hand
added the 3 benefits stuff
Aug
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answered Talking during a hand
Aug
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comment Preflop game in 50/50 sit'n'go
>> I think the BB should have called .... you're right. But perhaps the BB wasn't that strong or not that bright. However, you're almost never worse than 7:1 - ever. I overlooked the fact that the BB already committed 200.
Aug
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comment Preflop game in 50/50 sit'n'go
>> I don't think you should guess that a short stack in early position has decent cards when they shove with 1.75 BB. I agree in this scenario. But, in general, a short stack will want to hang on as long as possible in an attempt to "outlast" someone else on a final table. Even if it's for 2 or 3 hands. They wouldn't push (weakly, albeit) unless they think they have a chance of winning and hanging on in the tournament - therfore, assume that they have a real hand.
Aug
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answered Preflop game in 50/50 sit'n'go
Aug
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comment Is it correct to go all-in when you have KK?
TAG = Tight Aggressive (if I'm not mistaken). A super-rock is a player that ONLY plays premium hands, plays maybe 1 of 10 hands and always pushes hard early in a hand with big cards on the flop. As tight and aggressive as a tight-aggressive player can be. At least that's what I meant. These player, IMHO, are easy to read, but frankly, you have to get luck to beat them.
Aug
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comment Is it correct to go all-in when you have KK?
I don't think the question contemplated folding. I think the question contemplated just calling the push from the aggressive player and not just pushing over the top with KK. I do agree, if you can fold KK, for good reason, then you have mad skill.
Aug
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comment Should I have went all-in with KK on this flop?
What was the process that led the Hero to decide that his opponent has JJ, QQ or KK? If JJ was in the range - at all - then why would the Hero push bad money?
Aug
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answered Is it correct to go all-in when you have KK?
Aug
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comment In Texas holdem, how should my betting change as my stack of chips changes?
I would say it gets a little more complicated the closer to the bubble you get. You might want to back off a seemingly premium short-stack hand if it might mean that you get popped out before the bubble. It also depends on how much action you have in front of you when faced with a short-stack premium hand (like A-10s or KQo). You want to maximize your chances by having as few opponents in the hand - preferably being heads-up.