[NL20-NL50] [SH]AK vs nitty player.

    • Dublimax
      Joined: 22.11.2008 Posts: 2,233
      iPoker - $0.50 NL - Holdem - 5 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      UTG: $102.57 From UTG: VP:16/PR:15/4B:0%(only 13 hands)
      CO: $50.75
      BTN: $58.32
      SB: $50.00
      Hero (BB): $50.00

      SB posts SB $0.25, Hero posts BB $0.50

      Pre Flop: ($0.75) Hero has A:diamond: K:club:

      UTG raises to $2.00, fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to $6.50, UTG raises to $16.00, Hero raises to $50.00, UTG calls $34.00

      Flop: ($100.25, 2 players) J:diamond: 3:heart: 3:club:

      Turn: ($100.25, 2 players) 5:heart:

      River: ($100.25, 2 players) Q:spade:

      Against him should I just call and play OOP?
      Once I 3B should I fold to his 4B considering he has 0% of 4B (only 13 hands)
  • 4 replies
    • SnakeDerick
      Joined: 04.06.2008 Posts: 24
      You mean he's been 3bet 13 times and he hasn't 4bet it a single time or you have a 13 hand sample of him?

      Considering really nitty 4bet range AA-QQ+AK (and some really nitty guys won't even 4bet QQ) youre around 3:2 (39/61). Usually you're chopping with AK, though.

      If you think you got some fold equity when shipping: do it.
      If you think you dont have any fold equity: it's ok to fold as you're getting the money in bad.
      Also, one option might be just call his 4bet with intention to bluff him off AK post flop, as due the hand combos and reads he's most likely on the same hand than you are.
    • MatejM47
      Joined: 21.01.2010 Posts: 1,193
      If his a nit i'd just fold preflop after he 4-bets. Assuming he 4-bets only QQ+ then AK is in really bad shape and not a hand your happy to get it in with since your basically hoping for a flip. Shipping AK is only profitable when you see yourself having some fold equity else AK vs QQ+ AK range only has 38% equity. This guy seems like a standard mass multi tabling nit playing ABC style and probably doesn't 4-bet bluff like ever and there are better ways to get money from this type of opponent.
    • ArtisSkirpa
      Joined: 20.11.2009 Posts: 83
      If he is that nitty and is raising from UTG (even at a 5handed table) then there is really not much value 3betting him pre, so I'd probably just flat. Guys like him usually play 4bet or fold vs 3bets so if you're unsure about jamming over his 4bet (and rightfully so) then I guess it becomes the same as 3betting 72o as we're just hoping he folds - we're bluffing.
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      Depends how many hands he is opening from UTG, but since it is only 13 hands then you basically have two options:
      - you can call and play postflop to keep his opening range wider or
      - if you 3-bet then shove over his 4-bet. Not sure he is 4-bet bluffing there, but AK just has too much equity to just 3-bet and fold to 4-bet against unknown when he can 4-bet bluff there sometimes or do it as light as JJ+/AK