DECISION POINT: In a daily live Tournament there are 12 players left and 9 get paid. You complete from the Small Blind with K♠9♠ after the Button limps, and the Big Blind checks. The flop comes J♦8♠7♠ and you are first to act. What do you do here?
Also, getting checked around isn’t a bad outcome for us. We really don’t mind free cards and not getting all-in here given the ICM considerations (if we do check and it checks through, we should continue to check on most turn cards).
Overall, when we check on this flop an opponent betting or checking are both great results for us.
Open-jamming is certainly profitable given the strength of our hand and opponent ranges, but overall check-raising all-in will be the most profitable line.
Check-raising all-in is the best play.
What would you do here?
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