On which cards you go with all in?

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galojmi

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For me it's AA KK QQ
I lost almost time with JJ
 
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That depends a lot on my oponents and everyones stack size. For example when I am down to 8 BB and everyone folds to me on the button I shove T8o into any stack bigger than mine, no problem.

It really depends a lot. Has someone raised or reraised before you. What position do you have? Stack sizes? Types of opponents?
 
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For me all ins cost me a lot of money, but I thought it was the fastest way to build my BR. It all went south real quick, so I had no chose but to find another way. These days I make more 3 and 4 bets with my hands than anything else. When I got over being scare that I would get called and lose even with those big hands, instead of betting an amount that I can get one or two callers and get all I can out of a hand like AA. Example. I'm at a 10nl table, and the blinds are not even worth stealing, so how am I going to get a few $ out of it. Most of the time I bet close to a dollar in that situation. I want a call or two but I don't want to make it easy for anyone to call. Most of the time I only get 1 or 2 callers or maybe not get any calls at all. It's better to win 15 cents than to lose $10 from a crazy bad beat. Then even saying all that, I've been beat no matter what I do with any hand. But just because that happens more time than I can count, I don't start changing my style because maybe it will change my luck or thinking I have to be making a lot of mistakes. It's just a bad day and most of the time I shut it down until the next day or when ever I get back to it.
 
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That depends a lot on my oponents and everyones stack size. For example when I am down to 8 BB and everyone folds to me on the button I shove T8o into any stack bigger than mine, no problem.

It really depends a lot. Has someone raised or reraised before you. What position do you have? Stack sizes? Types of opponents?

This.
You are asking a question that has no static answer.
It depends on the table, your position, your chips, etc...
 
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I agree with what most is saying, poker is not a "xyz" type of game that if this happens you should do this. You always have to consider position, how many BB you got and how the table is playing.
 
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I also agree with alienist, but I think it also depends on what software you use. Some love you today and hate you the other day. Especially at win2day it was horrible, didn't play there for months now, but there you had the pair days, the flush days, the straight days and so on. On a pair day you could hardly win any pot without a hand pair
 
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That's very different! It depends on the situation. I think everybody would say that. :D

First, there is no guarantee that you win with Aces or Kings 100%. It depends really on the situation, I could describe hundreds! Have always in mind that freerolls are extremely different to Buy-in-Tournaments and that the early stage of a tournament differs from the late stage. Sometimes it is good to play slow with a monster, sometimes it is good to move all-in at once...
 
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Do you want to steal blind? yes.-- All-in.
Do you want to survive at short stack? yes.-- All-in.
Do you want to play with time efficiency ? yes.-- All-in.
There are too many conditions to select fold or All-in, but only depend on you have a choice. then you can think of position, stacks, good hand and so on.
But when you have no choice, ex big blind, should you wait until AA,KK,QQ?
If you think so, then cash table is suitable for you, but not tournaments.
 
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Do you want to steal blind? yes.-- All-in.
Do you want to survive at short stack? yes.-- All-in.
Do you want to play with time efficiency ? yes.-- All-in.
There are too many conditions to select fold or All-in, but only depend on you have a choice. then you can think of position, stacks, good hand and so on.
But when you have no choice, ex big blind, should you wait until AA,KK,QQ?
If you think so, then cash table is suitable for you, but not tournaments.

I'd love to see your list for 'calling allins'... but am guessing it's somewhat similliar to this one here.

OP, poker is very situational. What might be an allin shove in one spot could very easily be an open-fold in another. "it depends"
 
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People have already nailed this reply. If you don't want to think about those sorts of things then yes AA-KK are probably your best bet for all in. Not many opponents with go in with less.
 
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For me it's AA KK QQ
I lost almost time with JJ

Your question is imprecise.

All in, when?And It depends what you play?
SnG, MTT, cash games?

If You want to steal blinds, you can push with everything, even with 27 :)
 
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It depends of the game stage.
Normally, pre-flop on the early game, normally I will all-in with KK,AA.
After this I open my range, and I start to play more agressively.
 
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I always use a pair of premium in allin. It saves me from the weak hands. In freerolls it does not help. There's a lot of fish. They shove all that horrible
 
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Depends on many thing.. If you are asking for preflop all in then the answer is AA KK AK... but if there are more then two all ins before you then you should fold you AA or anything else.
 
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Is more about the situation than the cards for me.
 
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AA, KK, if you don't want to think. But ultimately, there would be a lot of things that you would have to consider before shoving.
 
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I agree aa kk about the only hands I feel comfortable with
 
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It depends on the situation, the table, the tournament and the players. Sometimes I win with JJ. I'd go all in with any pair above 9 on some of the tournaments and win. But usually the best hand to go all in on the blind is AA. :)
 
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AA and KK hands are reasonable, but the others are depends on the situation. Stack size, position, blind size , pot size, etc. I do not think that there is an exact rule for this.
 
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I give an example for you.
This is in a tournament, My opponent re-raise me after flop.
It's clear he got at least a pair of KK, and there are near half of my chips on pot.
If i lose this hand, My chips are not enough to pass bubble period.
Then turn J, it is useless to fight KK, if i pass my opponent will raise again.
My only hope is flush, or make my opponent think i got flush.
That's risk to play this way--All-in, but i decide to take the risk.
I want to say is "Playing poker can't only depend on good hand".
 

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It is not a matter of cards, it is a matter of judgement, and study if the game
 
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Thats not a smart move. Going all in it depends on situation otherwize is just a move based on luck
 
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I don't have specific cards that I go all in with because that would assume I would do that with those cards regardless of the situation. I look more at the situation itself to determine if I will shove. Table dynamics, tournament dynamics, position, and stack size (if playing an MTT) are all things I will consider if I will shove. If I have a huge stack in an MTT, I'll probably be picking my spots more carefully, whereas if I need to double-up, I may have to widen my range somewhat.

I think a different question here should be "when do you go all in"?
 
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this is general question without straight answer, dependable on many variables which are changeable from game to game and in various situations you will react differently
 
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I give an example for you.
This is in a tournament, My opponent re-raise me after flop.
It's clear he got at least a pair of KK, and there are near half of my chips on pot.
If i lose this hand, My chips are not enough to pass bubble period.
Then turn J, it is useless to fight KK, if i pass my opponent will raise again.
My only hope is flush, or make my opponent think i got flush.
That's risk to play this way--All-in, but i decide to take the risk.
I want to say is "Playing poker can't only depend on good hand".

so what happened did you win?

I don't have specific cards that I go all in with because that would assume I would do that with those cards regardless of the situation. I look more at the situation itself to determine if I will shove. Table dynamics, tournament dynamics, position, and stack size (if playing an MTT) are all things I will consider if I will shove. If I have a huge stack in an MTT, I'll probably be picking my spots more carefully, whereas if I need to double-up, I may have to widen my range somewhat.

I think a different question here should be "when do you go all in"?

I totally agree with you. being low on chips in a MTT. I would play tight too
 
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