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[NL2-NL10] NL5 Speed AK vs 2 shortstacks

    • cheekopeh
      Joined: 27.09.2010 Posts: 461
      IPoker, $0.02/$0.05 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BB: $0.93 (18.6 bb)
      UTG: $1.19 (23.8 bb)
      Hero (MP): $6.52 (130.4 bb)
      CO: $1.51 (30.2 bb)
      BTN: $5.15 (103 bb)
      SB: $1.14 (22.8 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is MP with K A
      UTG calls $0.05, Hero raises to $0.20, CO calls $0.20, 3 folds, UTG calls $0.15

      Flop: ($0.67) K 7 J (3 players)
      UTG checks, Hero bets $0.35, CO calls $0.35, UTG calls $0.35

      Turn: ($1.72) 3 (3 players)
      UTG checks, Hero checks, CO checks

      River: ($1.72) 4 (3 players)
      UTG bets $0.64 and is all-in, Hero calls $0.64, CO folds

      $3.00 pot ($0.15 rake)
      Final Board: K 7 J 3 4
      UTG showed 2 6 and lost (-$1.19 net)
      Hero mucked K A and won $2.85 ($1.66 net)
      CO mucked and lost (-$0.55 net)

      Both Villains unknown.

      PF: I don't mind getting it in against anyone of them.

      Flop: C-bet TPTK for value and to get it in on later streets regardless of any card basically because of SPR. Maybe bigger bet like $0.40 will be better?

      Turn: Flush becomes possible, since I'm getting it in regardless, I decide to check and keep all their bluffs and weaker hands in. And hopefully get their money in on the River when they believe that I'm weak.

      River: UTG does the job for me.

      I'm not sure if my thought process on the Turn is okay? Any comments?
  • 1 reply
    • kymupa
      Joined: 22.10.2009 Posts: 22,364

      Preflop you can just go for 3bb considering the limper's stack.

      On the flop I'd bet $0.5.

      I prefer shoving the turn.
      By checking we are giving them the chance to take a free card and there are a lot of river cards that we won't like.

      On the river calling is fine.