[NL20-NL50] KK 3bet pot vs flush

    • flopraiser
      flopraiser
      Bronze
      Joined: 30.01.2009 Posts: 202
      Some thoughts on this hand please

      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.1/$0.25 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:
      CO:
      $85.66
      BU:
      $93.29
      SB:
      $79.40
      BB:
      $24.50
      MP2 (Hero):
      $30.34
      MP3:
      $25.35


      Preflop: Hero is MP2 with K, K.
      Hero calls $0.25, 2 folds, BU raises to $1.00, 2 folds, Hero raises to $3.50, BU calls $2.50.

      Flop: ($7.35) 4, T, J (2 players)
      Hero bets $5.24, BU calls $5.24.

      Turn: ($17.83) 7 (2 players)
      Hero bets $8.47, BU raises to $84.55, Hero calls $13.13.

      River: ($123.98) 9 (2 players)


      Final Pot: $123.98.
  • 4 replies
    • Tim64
      Tim64
      Black
      Joined: 02.11.2008 Posts: 7,401
      Unless you have a read that villain likes to raise limpers, I prefer to just raise this as normal. Looking at stack sizes, you see 3 other players with over 300bb - so you definitely want to build the pot pre.

      As played, its fine, though you could make it $6 on this drawy flop. We cant bet/fold turn with :diamond: redraw so bet/call looks good.
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello flopraiser,

      Preflop: Never limp KK. :( Worst play you ever could pick, even folding is better. Even if we have reads that the villain isolates like a maniac, I still like to raise and then might even hope to get 3bet from the maniac. With Limp/raise you are representing exactly and only exactly that hand, either KK or AA, sometimes even some fishes do it with QQ.

      As played
      Postflop: Pretty standard but as mentioned earlier that you could even bet a bit smaller on turn, ~$7, might even induce to shove there with hands like AdK or something similar. Otherwise we can't really fold our OP in 3bet with having K :diamond: . Therefore, nice hand! Just curious, what did he have?

      Best regards.
    • flopraiser
      flopraiser
      Bronze
      Joined: 30.01.2009 Posts: 202
      He had a set, holding 4c 4d.

      Really appreciate the feedback guys.
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Originally posted by flopraiser
      He had a set, holding 4c 4d.

      Really appreciate the feedback guys.
      Hehe, good card for us on the river then. :f_cool: And you are welcome! Glad to help you out.