Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Headsup WSOP, 1/2 Hand and Adding to Blog List

It seems that the WSOP Headsup battle was a little anit-climatic... at least in relation to the rest of the final table. It did go 3 hours so I guess that is something. I won't reveal who won here so you will just have to watch tonight. Although, I'll bet that if you degen enough to be reading this, you have already peaked to see who won. I am looking forward to watching it.


As you all know, I play pot limit from the 50PL buyin to the 200PL buyin. Here is a hand from the 200PL.

I don't have too many hands; but I think you can get a read that he is a solid TAG.

Villain is 14/9/3.0 over just 35 hands
3bets 7.1.. CBet both times he was the raiser and folded to CBets
He stole both times he had an opportunity from the button.

I know, I know. It doesn't mean anything; but generally speaking, we'll go with the TAG read.

Full Tilt Poker $1/$2 Pot Limit Hold'em - 8 players - http://www.thehandconverter.com/hands/362229
The Official DeucesCracked.com Hand History Converter

BTN: $200.00
SB: $130.00
BB: $106.00
UTG: $125.00
UTG+1: $657.20
MP1: $281.95
MP2: $252.75
Hero (CO): $200.00

Pre Flop: ($3.00) Hero is CO with Qd Qs
4 folds, Hero raises to $7, 1 fold, SB raises to $21, 1 fold, Hero calls $14

I'm pretty sure that this may be a standard raise? Thoughts?

Flop: ($44.00) 6d 9s 2d (2 players)
SB bets $35, Hero ??

I have $179 behind at this point
Villain has $74


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Just the facts... a low stakes poker blog. I met Poker Meister on the friendly PL tables as I continue to donate to bankroll. He posts regularly and actually shows his results in the post (hidden though.. You have to click to see). I need to learn that trick as I think I like that much better than putting in the comments.

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Have a nice day!!!


gadzooks64 said...

I call and put him all in on a safe turn card. He doesn't have that much behind and he could easily be donking with an over pair to the board that you have beat.

I'm not giving up on my Queens on that board.

McTap03 said...

I agree with gadzooks64, just call to peel off another card and then re-evaluate your situation. I don't think you can let go of this with your opponent having very little behind.

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Anonymous said...

I'm usually going to re-pop him pre-flop given that it's just 35 hands in with him so the numbers don't mean much at this point. QQ is about my cutoff for putting it in pre.

On the flop you want to get all your money in with the best of it, if he has AA, or KK so be it. Waiting for the turn card to peel makes no sense what so ever, he's obv playing for his whole stack on the flop regardless.

noldmax said...

The PF decision is largely opponent-based, since QQ is a borderline go-with-it hand. If villain is the least bit aggro, I'm 4-betting and getting it in. Especially here where your villain is playing 65BBs.

Given the action, ship the near dream flop.

Memphis MOJO said...

Hey, thanks for the shout out.

steeser said...

I like re-popping pre-flop with him at less than a full stack. Re-popping from the SB isn't that uncommon with a range of hands that will include TT, JJ, AQ, AK, as well as QQ-AA.

As played, get it in on the flop. He isn't folding TT or JJ, and maybe not even 77-88. Just calling and letting an overcard hit is about the worst thing you could do.

WillWonka said...

Yep, I pushed and he called with KTs (diamonds). So I was about a 60/40 favorite and I faded the diamonds and overcard to win the pot.

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