Game type: Poker Stars Sunday Million, $530 buy in
Stage of tourney: In the money, 64 of 3192 remain
Avg stack: ~500k
Your image: TAG
Opponent’s image: Has been involved in a lot of pots recently
Your hand: A♥T♣
This hand is taken from actual game play in the PS Sunday Million on 1/27. The hand took place between STLboy86 and bgame153. You’ll be standing in for bgame153.
The setup: You’re on a small bubble in the Poker Stars Sunday Million. After the next person is eliminated, everyone is guaranteed an extra $800 or so. You’ve been selectively aggressive at this table, which has 3 of the largest 5 stacks in the tournament, when the following hand comes up.
You’re dealt A 10 in early position. Two players fold and you raise to about 2.5x the BB. The table folds to the button, who has been active and calls your bet. The blinds fold. You flop top pair on a dry board:
You decide to check. The button bets 45k into 112k. You call. The turn pairs the board low with the 3♣.
It’s your action. With over 200k in the middle, what’s your play?
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