# Questions tagged [all-in]

Betting all chips at a betting round in a no limit game

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### Risky home game hand, right or wrong move?

I played a home game with some friends tournament-style, and I made a risky all-in move I am thinking twice about. effective stack is ~500, my opponent covers me by 40. blinds are 2/5. Preflop ...
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### What is your maximum stack size when shoving?

Is there a general rule when shoving in a sit-and-go? in short stacked situations, how many big blinds would you put in the middle and why?
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### How would you play this?

NLH Tournament Final table, 7 players remaining out of about 25 Average stack is ~130,000 (16 BB); I have 70,000 (9 BB) Blinds are 4000/8000 with 1000 ante I'm BB, am dealt AA. Action folds all ...
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### Hand Vs hand odds [duplicate]

Is there an equation that represents the odd of hand Vs hand. So for example Heads up all in play Player 1 AA Player 2 A3 off suit Flop 2,4,Q Turn 5 River 9 What would be the odds of player 2 ...
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### Correct hand for all in?

I was playing a low-key local tournament (30 players, NLH) and I was down to about the final 10 (two tables remaining). I was small blind and had about 5 BB remaining. Most players folded, one called ...
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I wanted to practice my implied and pot odds calculating skills and found this website online http://www.philnolimits.com/uploads/8/1/8/9/8189328/practice_pot_odds_and_expected_value_problems.pdf And ...
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### Keep getting beaten All In with AA

I keep getting beaten with my strong hands like AA by weaker hands...what am I doing wrong? I really want to get good at poker, I understand what hands to fold and which to play, but somehow I'm ...
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### Final 3 players on the table [closed]

Player A small blind of 10K Player B big blind of 20K Player C decided to say ALL IN Player A decided to call C Player B decided to say ALL IN Player A didn't know B said ALL IN Player C showed the ...
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### Betting after all-in/showdown

No limit Texas Holdem, 100/200, 4 players, preflop player 1 stack - 600, player 2 stack - 700, player 3 stack - 5000, player 4 stack - 3500 First player goes all in for 600 chips Second player goes ...
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### Muck before river

Cash game. A player is all-in pre-flop for example with 10\$ only left and two other players with big stacks call him. Flop is opened and one of the players with big stacks open for example 15\$ and ...
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### All-in re-steal on bubble

It was a bubble stage of a live Satellite MTT. 5 tickets awarded, 7 players left out of 30, quite loose table. I have A8o on SB with 13bb, MP limps, Button(20bb) raises 2.5bb. I push all-in, MP folds, ...
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### Raising all-in against calling stations on draws?

Recently I read from one of the poker books (NLHE: Theory and Practice, by Sklansky, D. and Miller, E.) that if you are ahead, you should value bet as high as the opponent will call, without giving ...
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### Chance of hitting 3 of a kind

Playing with play money online, blinds are 500/1000. Both villain and I have deep stacks, around 230,000 for me and roughly 180,000 for him. I have AA, he raises, I 3-bet and he 4-bets all-in. At ...
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### Rules when blinds are all-in

What are the rules if the small blind and/or big blind are all-in preflop because they have less than their respective blind amounts? Say the SB = 50 and BB = 100. If the both blinds are all-in with ...
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### Showdown with same straight - do pairs count as a tie break? [duplicate]

We were playing poker and the board was T876A. I had A9 so I had the straight but I also had a pair of aces. My opponent had T9 so he completed the straight but also had a pair of Ts on the side. I ...
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### Should I call a 4-bet preflop shove with AKs?

Recently played a Spin and Go game: Everyone had ~same stack size (500), blinds 10/20 (was like the 3rd hand) Hero SB: AKs V1 Button: QQ V2 BB: xx V1 raises to 60 Hero re-raises to 180 V2 shoves ...
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### Micros online hand review. AKs from the SB

6 max Cash - Micros - Ignition Hero on SB w/ ~150 BBs UTG+1 calls w/ ~115 BBs Button w/ ~115 BBs raises to 4xBB Hero calls with A⋄K⋄ BB folds UTG+1 calls Flop comes 3⋄J&...
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### Married to overpair?

I just played a cash game hand yesterday that made me wonder if I'm too married to my overpairs. It's a headsup game, and we both have about 40X, with me slightly ahead. I wake up to QQ and raise to ...
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### In a tournament if you walk away from the table when "all in" did you "abandon" your hand?

In a tournament a player went all in. Stated I am going to throw this away and walked 10 feet to the trash can and came back. The other player stated hand abandonment his hand is dead. As the "...
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### Burning cards after all-in

When all players (or all except one) are "all-in" before flop, is necessary to burn cards also before turn and river?
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### side pot scenario

What happens if we have 4 players at the table with the following bets -player1 10\$ - all-in - Cards: 9d, 5h -player2 50\$ - all-in - Cards: 9h, 4h -player3 100\$ not all-in - Cards:2d,Kc ...
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### Betting in all in situation

Imagine the following scenario: Player 1 bets 100 | Player 2 goes all in with 125 | Player 3 calls 125 Which are player 1 options ? Should he mandatory call 125 or can he still raise on player 3 ? ...
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### Poker side pots and dead money

I m wondering something about side pots calculation. I m gonna explain with an example to make it clear: Player 1 (stack 100) | Player 2 (stack 100) | Player 3 (stack 25) --- Flop Player 3 goes all ...
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### Pot Odds Paradox in Short Stack

Most if not all poker books/tutorials suggest that a good play is one that causes your opponent to do mistakes regardless of whether you end up winning the hand. For example, after the turn, you have ...
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### Why decide whether or not to run it twice based on what the opponent has?

In this clip, Sammy Farha and Patrik Antonius haggle over running it several times, and are reluctant to reveal their cards before having found an agreement. What is the reasoning behind this? If ...
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### Looking for mathematical paradoxes in Poker

I have been working on mathematical paradoxes. I am looking for paradoxical situations in Poker for a deep study. I found things, like Morton's Theorem, Implicit Collusion or "all in" strategy, could ...
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### How does All In work?

I'm a bit confused as I try to learn Poker as to how All-In betting works. When I play on thepokerpractice.com/ it seems when the AI does All-In if everyone else folds they still leave the table. Why ...
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### All-in rules in extreme cases

I'm planning to try some poker bot programming in NLH, so I must know all the rules. I got almost all covered, but some all-in situations are not very clear to me. So I ask: For all questions, BB=100 ...
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### Showing cards with one player all-in but other player active

Situation: NLHE tournament, 3 players on turn P1 goes all-in P2 (has P1 covered) calls P1 does not realize that P3 (also has P1 covered) is still active and shows his cards, P2 does the same. In ...
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### What is the origin of the all-in bet?

When I was a kid (long ago in the previous century) and we played poker for fun or pocket change none of us knew of such a thing as an "all-in" bet. If somebody raised you and you didn't have the ...
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### All in when you are chip leader

Scenario: I am chip leader and say "All In". The only other player left in the game calls, even though he only has half the chips I do. All my chips are pushed in. I never measure my chip count ...
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### Flush draw against very aggressive player

Don't have position. I'm the BB Got dealt: 5♥ 9♥ Aggressive player raises to \$3 (as expected, he raises everything to \$3 and plays just about every hand, with few getting to showdown). ...
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### All in situation with side pot [duplicate]

Following situation: Player 1: 100\$ Player 2: 100\$ Playe 3: 50\$ Player 1 makes "all in" - all other players call. So I guess it's main pot: 150\$ Side pot (for p1 and p2): 100\$ Player 3 wins. ...
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### Trips vs flush draw on the turn

Assuming you had AK off suit in early position. BB is \$6. You bet \$30. Everybody folds to you, except one person in late position. Very loose aggressive player. He raises to \$100. You call. Flop ...
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### Late live MTT: critique the play

Tourney background: it is a \$65 buy-in at a local Midwestern state casino. Roughly 55 total entrants. Tournament is paying top 6 with 13 players remaining. 7 players at table blinds are 1k and 2k ...
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### All-in, pre-flop with AK... twice. Was that a bad decision?

I was playing against a player who was going all in almost every hand pre-flop. So after waiting until I had something that I thought could beat a random hand, I went all in with AKo. LOST to Qx. BUY ...
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### How to play two pairs when flop is connected?

Recently I had following hand. I was playing 6 players money 1/2\$ NLH game I had K♥J♠ in SLposition. The player just before me made standard 3BB bet I called. Every one else folded. ...
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### Run it more than once

I was told there is etiquette regarding running a hand more than once. Three times was suggested, so as to give your opponent an opportunity to not lose all his chips/get stacked. Three times gives ...
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### Is it correct to go all-in when you have KK?

I was playing a cash game online and I got pocket Kings. If someone else keeps raising me pre-flop, should I go all-in or should I hold back in case he has pocket Aces?
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### What is the minimum raise after an all-in?

I am hosting a home game (NL Texas Hold'em sit N go), and would like to make sure we get all the rules right, but there is one situation that I'm having trouble with. What is the minimum raise after ...
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### Why some people all-in in the VERY first hand?

In some Facebook game, (in tournament game, where all player starts with the same stack), I always notice that in the VERY first hand (before the flop) , people blatantly all-in. Unfortunately,not ...
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### Term for when all players go all-in and show hands

Is there a term for when all players—or all but one player—have gone all in, and all hole cards are revealed before the remaining cards are dealt? I don't mean all players at the table ...
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### calling all-in before the flop

Play Money tournament on Pokerstars, single table 9-max SNG NLHE. We're in the Heads Up, roughly equal stacks, with slight advantage towards Hero. Dealt to hero: AQd. Hero bets 3 (or 4? don't ...
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### When to call all-in in heads-up game? [closed]

When to call all-in in heads-up game? if I've a A/4, and my opponent raise all-in, is a good idea call? PS: I have the same amount of chips than my opponent.
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### Do I have to show my hand in an "All-In" situation?

This question is concerning Texas Hold'Em rules. If my opponent goes "All-In" and I call with more chips than he does, do I immediately show my cards? During a recent game, my opponent called "All-...
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### Bet sizes in Limit Texas Hold'em in cases of a players all-in [duplicate]

I wonder what the valid bet sizes are in Limit Texas Hold'em in case of a players all-in. Consider the following example: 5/10 Limit Texas Hold'em game. Three players A, B and C. On the flop Player A ...
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### Systematic all-in

This is a theoretical question, following what I have seen in some low blinds cash games. You generally cannot buy-in more than 100BB. Say at some point, you reached 10,000 BB. All you adversaries ...
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