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Winning Poker Tournaments III – Hand #39

by Matthew Hilger |  Published: May 13, 2015


Winning Poker Tournaments One Hand at a Time Volume III by Jon “PearlJammer” Turner, Eric “Rizen” Lynch, Jon “Apestyles” Van Fleet, and yours truly, analyzes 50 online poker hands. This article looks at hand #39. Seat 1 Rizen (SB): 93,755 Seat 2 BB: 141,941 Seat 3 UTG: 305,250 Seat 4 MP: 227,181 Seat 5 CO: 210,994 Seat 6 BTN: 546,058 Blinds: 3,000/6,000 ante 750 Setup: There are two tables remaining in a $55 buy-in nightly tournament with a $50,000 guarantee. There are 11 players left, with 11th taking $500 and first place getting just over $10,000. You are 10th in chips. Seat 5 has been limping fairly regularly and shown down hands like J-10 and 4-4, about what you would expect. You haven’t been very active, except for the occasional all-in blind steal in late position. Preflop (13,500) J 8: Seat 5 limps for 6,000. What do you do? PearlJammer ...

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