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BenSolar:

Do you really think a good player in the big blind w/ 4 times the stack of the blind stealer (and 1/5 of the bet already covered by the blind)is going to fold everything but big pairs in this situation?

My response:

Yes. NO way I would consider calling with 89s or o. AQo, nope. AJs is probably the cutoff where I begin to consider my chances of entertaining a call.

Big stacks don't just mean call with anything that could be competitive. As a bigger stack, you need to protect your chips. Why risk a decent chip movement and doubling up another player unless you are confident you have him beat.

With 4x the small stack at the table, I'll let someone else knock him out in a race.

-Ryan

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