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[NL20-NL50] [SH] NL 40 5bet pot totally misplayed

    • DeMarcohsp
      Joined: 15.06.2010 Posts: 1,975
      Prima, $0.20/$0.40 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 5 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      CO: $44.21 (110.5 bb)
      Hero (BTN): $46.29 (115.7 bb)
      SB: $151.84 (379.6 bb)
      BB: $49.23 (123.1 bb)
      MP: $33.08 (82.7 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BTN with Q Q
      MP raises to $0.80, CO calls $0.80, Hero raises to $3.80, SB raises to $7.60, 3 folds, Hero raises to $12.80, SB calls $5.20

      Flop: ($27.60) 8 K 2 (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero checks

      Turn: ($27.60) 6 (2 players)
      SB bets $13, Hero ???

      Villain cold 4bet 18% (3/16) and his aggression got into my head in this hand. I guess.

      If I would've had KK/AA I would be more inclined to flat his 4bet, with QQ I tried to induce him to spew a little (he knows that I am aggressive and would squeeze pretty light in this spot).

      Him flatting preflop scares me a little since I don't think he would do this with his bluffs, and if that's true he can only have KK/AA himself (prolly more AA).

      How would you play here?
  • 3 replies
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello DeMarcohsp,

      Preflop: Well, your 5bet size is also kinda ridiculous, at least do it 2x than pure min-raise. :P His flatting range goes to pretty wide with such a sizing.

      As played
      Postflop: He could have anything, maybe even total crappy range. But you kinda put yourself into such a spot whilst picking such a sizing preflop. We ain't getting value from worse on the flop, although I wouldn't lay it down either if I assume he is calling it loose preflop. So I'd call the turn and reevaluate the river.

      Best Regards.
    • Farmarchist
      Joined: 27.12.2010 Posts: 14,640
      Why not just call the 4bet?
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Originally posted by Farmarchist
      Why not just call the 4bet?
      Calling 4bet would be the worst line you could pick. For what? To let him hit an ace or king? Or not get paid from that hand?