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[NL2-NL10] small 3bet preflop

    • JHTAN
      JHTAN
      Bronze
      Joined: 10.07.2010 Posts: 1,343
      Known players:
      Position:
      Stack
      SB:
      $1.15
      Hero:
      $2
      MP3:
      $13.18

      0.05/0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Elephant.Base 0.96 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is UTG2 with T:heart: , T:diamond:
      Hero raises to $0.40, 2 folds, MP3 calls $0.40, 2 folds, SB raises to $0.70, BB folds, Hero raises to $2.00 (All-In), MP3 folds, SB calls $0.45 (All-In), Hero gets uncalled bet back (All-In).

      Flop: ($2.80) K:heart: , 8:heart: , 7:spade:
      Turn: ($2.80) J:diamond:
      River: ($2.80) 2:spade: (2 players)


      Final Pot: $2.80

      Hi,

      I raised pocket 10s UTG because my table image is very tight and I find that the SB is very loose. I get 1 caller and the SB min3bet. I decided to shove with pocket 10s because I believed the caller is weak and SB is very loose so I didn't respect his min3bet. Besides that I thought the caller is dead money, so I believe that I have the min equity. Generally, how to play against min 3bet? Thanks
  • 1 reply
    • burek2000
      burek2000
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.11.2007 Posts: 3,105
      Hey JHTAN,

      Nice hand! You can treat such minraisers as ordinary raisers which means you should go all-in with TT+/AK. Also, you get very good odds since SB is very shortstacked and the cold caller usually means dead money as you correctly predicted.

      Regards,
      burek2000