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  21-Nov-14, 01:38   #1
What would you have did in this poker situation 0 
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$30 home game tournament, $20 rebuys, $20 add on. About 5 minutes after the break when all rebuys end and we just did our add ons.

My stack is 23,100 and blinds are 200/400

UTG calls 400, UTG +2 calls (ME with 34 spaded), UTG + 4 calls, Small Blind calls, BB Checks

Flop comes

K Diamond 6 Heart 5 Spade



6 Club

(UTG +4 bets 1500, BB Calls, I call)


7 Diamond

BB checks, I check, UTG +4 bets 3k, BB Calls, Then I min raise to 6K since I put both of them on three sixes and felt none of them had a boat. UTG +4 Folds to the min raise but the BB re raises 13k more. I was thinking WTF!?!!??!?!!?! I thought he was trying to either make a play on me or re raising with hit three sixes. I thought BB would have re raised the initial 3k bet on the river if he had the full house but he just called. I called the 13k more and he rolled over K6

Weirdest hand I have ever been apart in. I was so pissed off. I'm still pissed I let myself into that situation. I was left with 2200 and ended up going all in 2 hands later with KQ and losing. Any advice?

Edited by Winstunt (Friday, November 21, 2014 @ 01:40 GMT)

  21-Nov-14, 01:59   #2
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I am not a very good poker player but i never enter in a hand with a 3 4 even if they are suited especially in early position. So my answer would be fold preflop Worship Worship Worship Worship Worship Worship

  21-Nov-14, 02:02   #3
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Yeah but if you always play the nuts ur opponents will put u on that and you will never get paid off. But in this situation since it was after the break and add ons I should have just folded pre flop then this situation wouldn't have presented itself. Or I could have just called the 3k initial bet to play it safe. I'm just pissed cuz I didnt cash. I cashed there 3 times in a row with $60, $280, $190 and now I was first to get KOED.

Thanks for the reply

  21-Nov-14, 02:47   #4

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Posted by Winstunt:
Yeah but if you always play the nuts ur opponents will put u on that and you will never get paid off.

This is exactly what your opponents thought too thats why all of you entered the pot limping with marginal hands.
Whish my toureys were these soft.

Pinotte maybe was right.

  21-Nov-14, 05:19   #5
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34s in that spot isn't a terrible limp if UTG limps ahead of you. Just gotta be able to play post flop.
Your river play was where you went wrong. You should almost always be leading those hands from your position. You're going to get called by soooooo many worse hands that will pay you off. I hate min raising in any situation post flop, and here is no exception. Especially in a multi way, if neither player has you beat you get another 6k, that's it. A raise to say 10k+ will give you more than enough value to show a profit against someone shoving with a hand that beats you, considering that won't happen often enough for raising more to be a losing play.

•you should lead the river
•you should raise more
•not that hard to see full house combinations considering the limped pot

•if you are to raise the river, it's putting you in such an awkward position to call another raise

  21-Nov-14, 13:15   #6
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First mistake: Playing 34s from that position.
Second mistake: Calling the bet on the turn, about 16% chance of hitting, call costs 45% of pot, to low pot odds to call.
Third mistake: Calling the re-raise on the river, I thought K6 or 65 after the turn, possibly A6, after river, full house was the only option really.

That's just my opinion, you don't have to agree Smile

  21-Nov-14, 13:40   #7

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Hello all the wonderful mobsters out there, this is your friend xgcsnippy / cdnpokerplr (pokerstars) from Canada,
somewhere near the Great Lakes and The Detroit River writing to you, wish a good day to each and everyone one of you
goodluck at the tables and let me take your money!

I'D give up poker if I were you, just saying Smile

I am very happy to be a part of such a great community, wish you the best of luck at the tables,
off the tables, behind the tables, under the tables and in your life in general.
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  21-Nov-14, 13:56   #8

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I would fold on turn, even when you are open ended...

  21-Nov-14, 15:42   #9

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Bingo. Fold to the turn bet. The board is already paired and you are only drawing to the lowest possible straight. So even if you hit, you have a good chance of losing. Like it happend in the end.

  21-Nov-14, 17:04   #10

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Haha this thread is funny!

Here are my 2 cents:

If you're gonna play the hand (which you should not in this position, but you CAN decide to mix it up once in a while), then raise it, and don't check the flop when you hit an open hander Shock Stay in control, stay in position. Basically, don't be a donk.

Btw, why are the rebuys 20$ and the BI 30$? Doesn't make sense.

  21-Nov-14, 20:14   #11

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34 suited on that position i'll be surely raising pre-flop.

As played its an easy fold on the turn.

My 2 cents Agree

  21-Nov-14, 23:04   #12
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Fold pre-flop without even a second tought. That's not a hand to play. Yeah you might win sometimes, but i don't know... the chances to win are pretty low... so fold. From that position, you can't play it, much more if you just call / check.

Have a nice day / night and GL.

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