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I'm not sure how many were exactly left here but I believe it is 2-4 tables remaining. I thought that all 3 streets were really interesting spots, and this situation is pretty unique. Both the BB and I have just over 80bbs to start the hand, and the SB's reshove is for 14bbs.

Game Hand #1107279638 - Tournament #26082331 - Holdem(No Limit) - Level 55 (350000.00/700000.00)- 2022/02/01 21:03:16 UTC
Table '61' 8-max Seat #1 is the button
Seat 1: Kylejf (58475546.00)
Seat 2: GrandpaHoward1952 (9813542.00)
Seat 4: 100kunderrisk (57833977.00)
Seat 5: BoBomb14 (54621094.00)
Seat 6: Zurgok (16014032.00)
Seat 7: Barmaley32 (60670585.00)
Seat 8: Spowi07 (50031499.00)
Kylejf posts ante 105000.00
1952 posts ante 105000.00
100kunderrisk posts ante 105000.00
BoBomb14 posts ante 105000.00
Zurgok posts ante 105000.00
Barmaley32 posts ante 105000.00
Spowi07 posts ante 105000.00
GrandpaHoward1952 posts the small blind 350000.00
100kunderrisk posts the big blind 700000.00
Main pot 735000.00
Dealt to Kylejf [9c 9s]
BoBomb14 folds
Zurgok folds
Barmaley32 folds
Spowi07 folds
Kylejf raises 1680000.00 to 1680000.00
1952 raises 9358542.00 to 9708542.00 and is all-in
100kunderrisk calls 9008542.00
Kylejf calls 8028542.00
* FLOP [5d 5c 7c]
Main pot 29860626.00
100kunderrisk bets 10554007.00
Kylejf calls 10554007.00
TURN * [5d 5c 7c] [4c]
Main pot 29860626.00
Side pot(1) 21108014.00
100kunderrisk bets 37464000.00 (all in)

Feb. 3, 2022 | 10:20 p.m.

Thanks for the response Brian. I will have to familiarize myself with Simple Preflop.

Jan. 31, 2022 | 8:36 p.m.

I was having trouble with the hand history converter, so here it is as a raw hand history. We are 2 from the money. 15th gets $1630 so about 2.5x the buyin. I have about 50bbs, the 3bettor has about 60bbs. Is this an ICM situation where I should just be folding pre?

Also curious is anyone knows if this is a hand that can be plugged into a solver somehow? Thanks

Game Hand #1099327094 - Tournament #26253982 - Holdem(No Limit) - Level 21 (4000.00/8000.00)- 2022/01/26 05:05:04 UTC
Table '11' 8-max Seat #2 is the button
Seat 1: Kylejf (394649.00)
Seat 2: jsmackers (291805.00)
Seat 3: GambleFUN (490725.00)
Seat 4: Gus Fring (318181.00)
Seat 8: LogicalCucker (538097.00)
Kylejf posts ante 1000.00
jsmackers posts ante 1000.00
GambleFUN posts ante 1000.00
Gus Fring posts ante 1000.00
LogicalCucker posts ante 1000.00
GambleFUN posts the small blind 4000.00
Gus Fring posts the big blind 8000.00
Main pot 5000.00
Dealt to Kylejf [Td Jd]
LogicalCucker folds
Kylejf raises 18000.00 to 18000.00
jsmackers folds
GambleFUN raises 68000.00 to 72000.00
Gus Fring folds
Kylejf calls 54000.00
FLOP [Ts 4s 7d]
Main pot 157000.00
GambleFUN bets 39960.00
Kylejf calls 39960.00
TURN [Ts 4s 7d] [8h]
Main pot 236920.00
GambleFUN checks
Kylejf bets 70400.00
GambleFUN raises 377765.00 to 377765.00 and is all-in
Kylejf calls 211289.00 and is all-in
Uncalled bet (96076.00) returned to GambleFUN
RIVER [Ts 4s 7d 8h] [2s]
Main pot 800298.00
Main pot 800298.00
Kylejf shows [Td Jd] (a pair of Tens [Ts Td Jd 8h 7d])
GambleFUN shows [Kd Kc] (a pair of Kings [Kd Kc Ts 8h 7d])
GambleFUN collected 800298.00 from main pot
Total pot 800298.00
Board [Ts 4s 7d 8h 2s]
Seat 1: Kylejf showed [Td Jd] and lost with a pair of Tens [Ts Td Jd 8h 7d]
Seat 2: jsmackers (button) folded on the Pre-Flop
Seat 3: GambleFUN (small blind) showed [Kd Kc] and won 800298.00 with a pair of Kings [Kd Kc Ts 8h 7d]
Seat 4: Gus Fring (big blind) folded on the Pre-Flop
Seat 8: LogicalCucker folded on the Pre-Flop and did not bet

Jan. 27, 2022 | 7:04 p.m.

Great video. I find the theory stuff much more beneficial than the live play videos.

I was a little suprised by the 90% defend range that you gave the big blind. Is that standard for good MTT regs (i play cash games)? Do you think 90%~ is optimal for all stack depths?

When I play MTTs, I've been playing 65% at 50+bb stacks and closer to 75% 20-50~bb stacks, from the big blind versus a button minraise. I know the immediate odds are there, but trying to defend hands like J4o vs good opponents seems like it could be worse than folding.

Thanks for the video, and any help.

Jan. 24, 2017 | 11:26 p.m.

Thanks for the video, Ben. I was really interested in the sizing that you chose. Can you explain them a bit?

  1. 110% pot sizing that you used on some turns and rivers - why do you use this sizing versus a more "standard" 2/3~ pot sizing?

  2. Small 3bet sizing with KK vs utg open - why chose to have a smaller sizing or multiple sizings here?

  3. Open size of slightly over a minraise, specifically interested in that sizing as UTG or MP opener. - I've seen this become fairly popular. Do you think that it is higher EV than a 3x open?

Thanks again for the video

Nov. 29, 2016 | 9:34 p.m.

Hand History | kylefrey posted in MTT: Raised on the river at FT bubble 320 6max
Blinds: t700/t1,400 (4 Players) BN: 23,007
SB: 152,253 (Hero)
BB: 64,091
CO: 74,692
Preflop (2,100) Hero is SB with J A
2 folds, Hero raises to 4,200, BB calls 2,800
Flop (9,100) K Q 2
Hero bets 3,500, BB calls 3,500
Turn (16,100) K Q 2 A
Hero bets 9,100, BB calls 9,100
River (34,300) K Q 2 A 5
Hero bets 21,750, BB raises to 47,116 and is all in

May 13, 2016 | 3:57 p.m.

Hey Sam,

27 minutes in we defend the BB with A7s vs a hijack open 11bb deep, and you say pretty easy defend. I'm surprised that you aren't shoving here. Do you think there is a significant EV difference between calling and shoving here? What Axs would you start your shoving range at?

Also curious with the 55 and KTs hands on the bubble of the $5k about 10bb's deep each...How are you deciding that although they are +cEV shoves, they will be bad ICM shoves? is it just kind of intuition? The bubble of this shouldn't burst very quickly since it's only 27 people paid, and it seems like if we are passing up on spots like that, our stack will become very small. Are these hands the top of your folding range, or would you be folding KQs , 77 type hands?

Interesting stuff to see. Thanks.

April 26, 2016 | 5:27 a.m.

Hey Sam, great video.

Just wondering, In the last minute of it, the A4o hand, you say that you think its a silly overbet for a bunch of reasons...what are the reasons?


April 26, 2016 | 3:07 a.m.

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