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Poker Conscious Thought Process of Limpers ??

Discussion in 'Poker Forum' started by theANMATOR, Sep 14, 2021.

  1. theANMATOR

    theANMATOR Guest

    We all know there are certain situations when limping,,,, isn't terrible.

    We all know - the very first hand of a 3 hour late registration full-ring MTT with 200bb to start with - where limping a marginally playable hand from early position - is not one of those situations.

    I would even be able to make a compelling and sustained argument - against anyone - who holds the opposing view - that there is hardly ever (NEVER) a good situation in a standard full-ring MTT, when limping a marginally playable hand from EP is a good strategy.

    But what I really don't understand is the mindset of those certain players who have VPIP 40+ and are limping ANY playable junk from any position.

    UTG A/7 off - limp, MP Q/8 off - limp, CO 4/2 suited - limp. Any Ace - limp, any two suited cards from any position at the table, especially the ones that are ridiculous like J/3 & 9/2 - limp. :eek::eek:


    I'm just really curious about this 'strategy' and what is the thought process that compels a player to limp any marginal playable hand from any position at any stack depth during any time of the tournament.

    Anyone who uses this strategy - please - I'm ready to be enlightened.

    Anyone who believes they know what the players who utilize this strategy are thinking - feel free to give your insight.

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