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[NL2-NL10] nl5 KK on Monotone Board.

    • Ghartman
      Ghartman
      Bronze
      Joined: 28.10.2011 Posts: 273
      IPoker, $0.02/$0.05 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BB: $5.03 (100.6 bb)
      Hero (UTG): $8.09 (161.8 bb)
      MP: $5.01 (100.2 bb)
      CO: $5 (100 bb)
      BTN: $6.48 (129.6 bb)
      SB: $3.10 (62 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is UTG with K K
      Hero raises to $0.15, 3 folds, SB raises to $0.45, BB folds, Hero raises to $1.05, SB calls $0.60

      Flop: ($2.15) 4 5 7 (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero checks

      Turn: ($2.15) T (2 players)
      SB bets $1.61, Hero folds

      Results:
      $2.15 pot ($0.10 rake)
      Final Board: 4 5 7 T
      Hero mucked K K and lost (-$1.05 net)
      SB mucked and won $2.05 ($1.00 net)



      Ok, so all very standard preflop. I'm obviously ready to ship it when he just calls my 4-bet, which I made a little smaller to induce some spazz from villain. The flop is pretty ugly and I really wasn't too sure what the optimal play would be here. Looking back it looks like a bet/fold spot and, to be honest, except for JJ-AA with a diamond, AKdd etc, his preflop range should not necessarily have smashed this board too much? The turn's an obvious fold but can I take a stab on the flop? What should my line be here overall with no reads (it was speed poker)? Let me know what you think.

      Thanks
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