Simon (Social Media) here,
David Lappin is away for the Next Month doing various Poker Tours around the world.
So instead of his regular Twitch Stream he will conduct a stream entirely out of hands posted from the Community!
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Great idea, sounds like a fun stream.
I would like the numbers on this Iany hand, if it's actually a correct call or not https://www.twitch.tv/videos/154527297?t=04h07m56s . I know Mr. Lappin said in chat it was pretty close. I think preflop was min raise button call call.
Here's the situation: 1.5K GTD 25€+r ITM 5 left. Blinds 800/1.6K going up the next hand. Solid Reg CL shoves BU for our 12.5BB stack eff.:
What range are you calling here? Esp considering ICM and how do u construct sth like a 'default range' of a decent reg?
to bee noted/assumptions:
-hisvery first openshove, before that opening all pos. slightly over 2x
-he will shove very wide here but not exactly sure what part of his range
-premiums (esp TT+) might not be part of his openshoving Range as he is more likely raise/calling them to induce resteals
Thx for your thoughts and keep it up David!
Defending BB with a 10bb stack in Sjlot's €4 Final Table
Description: We got 5 left in a final table of Charlotte van Brabander's Twitch tournament. I'm the clear short stack and find a way to make a 10bb stack difficult to play. These tournaments get a mixture of guys having fun from Twitch and some higher stakes MTT players who come down to €4 tournaments because of Sjlot () and the added value. So my general feeling is that laddering might be easier than in regular tournaments.
Payouts: 1. €68.08 2. €44.64 3. €30.13 4. €22.32 5. €17.86
Not exactly life-changing payjumps, but I feel like every ft is a unique spot to practice for that one time. Which is why I've been thinking about this hand for months now but I'm still unsure about my line.
Hand history: blinds 1k/2k ante 250
HJ (66,7bb) opens to 4k, CO folds, BTN folds, SB folds, I (10,6bb) call from BB with 6d5d
flop 7dQsKs - I check, HJ checks
turn 4d - I bet 5k, CO raises me all-in
Reads: The villain is a MTT specialist/Twitch streamer and is one of the better players who bothers to play these. We have history from several final tables before, but I'm using an undercover-alias and he doesn't know who I am. I came into the final table with a short stack and had shoved 3-4 times without getting called. I know he's very active when he's the chip leader and ICM is hurting others.
Preflop: 2x is villain's standard sizing. In-game I was really considering every option.
I had a certain read that this opponent wouldn't open into a 10bb stack with the intention of ever folding to a shove. So I quickly figured shoving is bad. ICMizer did agree.
ICMizer's Nash calculation made him open 38% and call with just 23%. Giving me a chance to shove 24%.
But what I figured to be more realistic is that he opens with 30% and calls with the range. I could shove just 9.5%.
Thoughts on not shoving hands like KQo, QJs & 55 in this spot? Even the always shovable KQs is barely a shove and only when I put enough suited Kx in villain's range.
I chose to flat. I thought that with 65s it would be pretty easy to recognize the flops I have enough equity to get it in. And with 10bb it would be pretty easy to realize that equity. But what I don't know is if 65s flops the required equity often enough to justify flat preflop? Any general advice to defending bb as the short stack in a final table?
I'm afraid the correct way to play this hand could be fold pf. Next hand I would be SB with 9.6bb, then BTN with 9bb, CO with 8.9bb... Pretty easy and profitable spots.
Flop: I miss the flop apart from little backdoor equity. I check with the intention to fold to any bet. I was expecting a ~3.5k c-bet close to 100% of the time, maybe checking-back some Ax. And he checks.
Turn: The best turn card for my hand. But still 2/3 of the time river is going to brick, so I didn't want to check it down against an ace high. I chose to lead, but I really struggled with the sizing. I chose to bet 5k to give myself drawing odds if he shoves (slowplayed strong made hands & Adxd without a pair) and still have some stack left after the rivers I check-fold. Is this a retarded concept?
Villain shoves. I pretty much hated the turn card now, but made the call as planned.
As I learned from MathrimC's ICM calculator, even with just 6bb behind on the turn, ICM pushed the equity needed to call all-in from 27% to 36% making it a losing call. And also making the 5k turn lead pretty terrible.
What's your line on the turn?
Showdown: Villain had flopped a set with 7s7c.
Hey @DavidLappin. A total poker noob here, so not sure if it's even worth analyzing, but have a look at this one: https://www.unibetcommunity.com/t5/Blogs-Stories/A-blog-about-how-not-to-play-poker/m-p/97442#M1671
Final table of a €4 R/A. 3 paid, 5 left. Blinds are 300/150 (25 ante)
Stacks - HJ: 32342, CO(me): 5900, BTN: 7816, SB: 4955, BB: 20987
Actions folds to me with with T 9 and I min raise to 600. SB and BB call.
Flop is 8 9 3. SB shoves for 4330, BB folds. Do we call? Pot would be 1925 before the shove I think.
Saw this hand in a 100€ buyin 6max tournament, 5 handed in this instance level 2 40-20 blinds 5k stacks . Hero is a really good reg, Villain_1 has been playing a ton of pots, Villain_2 was a bit aggro.
Hero has 22. I'm curious if his line is good and the reasoning for it.
Preflop action and stacks (blinds 20-40)
HJ 4900 -> fold
CO 3670 (Villain_1) -> open to 120
BU 5300 (Hero) -> has 22 , call 120
SB 6960 (Villain_2) -> raise 420
BB 4621 -> fold
CO (Villain_1) -> re-raise to 920
BU (Hero) -> call 920
SB (Villain_2) -> fold
CO (Villain_1) -> check
BU (Hero) -> shove for his opponents effective stack size of 2750 in a 2300 pot