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[NL2-NL10] KK vs nit

    • kapazz
      kapazz
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.10.2009 Posts: 16
      $0.02/$0.04 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      BU = ($4.00)
      SB = ($1.96)
      BB = ($5.01)
      UTG1 = ($4.31) (9/7/6.5) (vpip/pfr/3bet) (326hands)
      UTG2 (Hero) = ($8.43)
      MP1 = ($1.05)
      MP2 = ($6.41)
      MP3 = ($4.00)
      CO = ($5.95) (27/6/1.6)(vpip/pfr/3bet) (480hands)

      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.02/$0.04 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      BU:
      $4.00
      SB:
      $1.96
      BB:
      $5.01
      UTG1:
      $4.31
      UTG2 (Hero):
      $8.43
      MP1:
      $1.05
      MP2:
      $6.41
      MP3:
      $4.00
      CO:
      $5.95


      Preflop: Hero is UTG2 with K, K.
      UTG1 calls $0.04, Hero raises to $0.20, 3 folds, CO calls $0.20, 3 folds, UTG1 calls $0.16.

      Flop: ($0.66) 2, 8, 9 (3 players)
      UTG1 checks, Hero bets $0.63, CO folds, UTG1 raises to $1.68, Hero calls $1.05.

      Turn: ($4.02) A (2 players)
      UTG1 raises to $2.43, Hero folds, UTG1 gets uncalled bet back.

      Final Pot: $4.02.

      was the call on flop ok? i was pretty sure he mined set, and should have folded that raise.
  • 3 replies
    • yaxkukmian
      yaxkukmian
      Bronze
      Joined: 24.12.2007 Posts: 2,020
      Bet smaller on the flop. Check/raise if very ugly ugly play here. If you think he has set you fold it here. But if you think he's drawing or has TT-QQ you should reraise-shove on the flop since you won't like almost any turn or river and there will be only $2 to call.

      Bet/fold the flop if you don't know the player and make notes of him for next similar situation.

      Calling flop and folding the turn is a big mistake.
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello kapazz,

      Against such an nitty opponent I really prefer to just Bet/Fold there since he will often do such a move with sets and rarely with pure draws. I'd bet a bit smaller, ~$0.45. Also take into consideration that such Limp/Call preflop very often indicates to a PP therefore we have a pretty easy Bet/Fold postflop against him. Calling his raise doesn't make sense if you want to continue then go broke but what ain't the case in this situation.

      Best regards.
    • crodady
      crodady
      Bronze
      Joined: 01.05.2009 Posts: 411
      imo push or fold...there is no sence to just call his re-raise(flop)..situation on turn will not change anything..he wouldnt re-raise you with flush draw

      GL