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Calling off more than 5% of stack with speculative hand

  • courneya87 (London Ontario)

My question is regarding if there's ever exceptions to calling off more than 5% of your stack with a speculative hand in the following hand I called over 7% of my stack to an UTG raise with 2 callers on the cutoff with Ten-Eight of clubs mainly because I had position and seen 3 players we're in the pot basically unless I hit trips or 2 pair, straight, or a big flush draw where I could double my chips I was gonna proceed with caution and get out of it relatively easily.. If it was a heads up pot between me and a raiser I would never call more than 5% of my stack how would you assess the following hand is there anytime you can make an exception and call off more than 5% of your stack Daniel Negreanu says in 1 of his books to never call off more than 10% of your stack with bust em type hands I find I play tighter than most so I like to take the odd chance and try to connect hard on a flop with a speculative type hand if the situation makes sense.

PokerStars Hand #190184374104: Tournament #2384510770, $4.90+$4.90+$1.20 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level I (25/50) - 2018/08/22 19:08:17 ET

Table '2384510770 18' 9-max Seat #2 is the button

Seat 1: laproda (9885 in chips, $4.90 bounty) 

Seat 2: GOLEM2212 (9980 in chips, $4.90 bounty) 

Seat 3: danyboy231 (10340 in chips, $4.90 bounty) 

Seat 4: CodeSilver1 (9990 in chips, $4.90 bounty) 

Seat 5: clarusleung (9935 in chips, $4.90 bounty) 

Seat 6: BruceBogtr0tter (10130 in chips, $4.90 bounty) 

Seat 7: palcitan123 (8067 in chips, $4.90 bounty) 

Seat 8: Joseff958 (9970 in chips, $4.90 bounty) 

Seat 9: cesarplomero (11668 in chips, $4.90 bounty) 

laproda: posts the ante 5

GOLEM2212: posts the ante 5

danyboy231: posts the ante 5

CodeSilver1: posts the ante 5

clarusleung: posts the ante 5

BruceBogtr0tter: posts the ante 5

palcitan123: posts the ante 5

Joseff958: posts the ante 5

cesarplomero: posts the ante 5

danyboy231: posts small blind 25

CodeSilver1: posts big blind 50

*** HOLE CARDS ***

Dealt to laproda [Tc 8c]

clarusleung: folds 

BruceBogtr0tter: raises 100 to 150

palcitan123: calls 150

Joseff958: folds 

cesarplomero: folds 

laproda: calls 150

GOLEM2212: folds 

danyboy231: folds 

CodeSilver1: raises 600 to 750

BruceBogtr0tter: calls 600

palcitan123: calls 600

laproda: calls 600

*** FLOP *** [5s Ts 8d]

CodeSilver1: bets 9235 and is all-in

BruceBogtr0tter: folds 

palcitan123: folds 

laproda: calls 9130 and is all-in

Uncalled bet (105) returned to CodeSilver1

*** TURN *** [5s Ts 8d] [Ac]

*** RIVER *** [5s Ts 8d Ac] [8h]

*** SHOW DOWN ***

CodeSilver1: shows [Kc Ah] (two pair, Aces and Eights)

laproda: shows [Tc 8c] (a full house, Eights full of Tens)

laproda collected 21330 from pot

*** SUMMARY ***

Total pot 21330 | Rake 0 

Board [5s Ts 8d Ac 8h]

Seat 1: laproda showed [Tc 8c] and won (21330) with a full house, Eights full of Tens

Seat 2: GOLEM2212 (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)

Seat 3: danyboy231 (small blind) folded before Flop

Seat 4: CodeSilver1 (big blind) showed [Kc Ah] and lost with two pair, Aces and Eights

Seat 5: clarusleung folded before Flop (didn't bet)

Seat 6: BruceBogtr0tter folded on the Flop

Seat 7: palcitan123 folded on the Flop

Seat 8: Joseff958 folded before Flop (didn't bet)

Seat 9: cesarplomero folded before Flop (didn't bet)

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