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[NL2-NL10] KK with A on flop

    • Sinnology
      Joined: 10.08.2009 Posts: 994
      $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Holdem
      5 Players
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      UTG musampa10 ($18.51)
      CO bikemtotti ($10.10)
      BTN 1tyzak ($3.27)
      SB Hero ($13.38)
      BB ILTUBO ($4.75)

      Pre-Flop: ($0.15, 5 players) Hero is SB K:heart: K:diamond:
      musampa10 raises to $0.30, 1 fold, 1tyzak calls $0.30, Hero raises to $0.70, 1 fold, musampa10 calls $0.40, 1tyzak folds

      Flop: 9:heart: 3:diamond: A:spade: ($1.75, 2 players)
      Hero bets $0.90, musampa10 raises to $1.80, Hero calls $0.90

      Turn: 5:club: ($5.35, 2 players)
      Hero checks, musampa10 bets $2.70, Hero folds

      Final Pot: $8.05

      musampa10 wins $7.74 (net +$2.54)

      1tyzak lost $0.30
      Hero lost $2.50

      Was my call on hes re raisse mistake?
      The Villain was initial preflop raiser and hes re raise on flop was a clear sign that my KK are dominated.
      What do you guys think ?
  • 3 replies
    • jbpatzer
      Joined: 22.11.2009 Posts: 6,955
      Your 3bet is too small. You're giving him 3 to 1, and he's has position. Needs to be at least $1.
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Sinnology,

      Preflop: Your raise size is way too small, ~$1,30-1,40, since there is also a limper and we are OOP.

      As played
      Flop: Just Bet/Fold it, he ain't raising us with a lot worse, unless we have good reads or stats for that.

      As played
      Turn: Check/Fold.

      Best regards.
    • funktor
      Joined: 10.08.2008 Posts: 922
      Hi Sinnology!

      Preflop: You are OOP, you have 1 flat call in hand, therefore I would POT size raise ~ $51.2-1.3

      Flop: I would bet little bit over 1/2 POT here so in your case like you did may be $1.
      At this point you have A high dry board, you showed him a lot of strenght by raising preflop from worse position and he is still rasining you. I am inclided fold here unless he is really tricky. Call to min raise is good for bluf catching, but when he bets on turn and we decide to call it is for whole stacke and we are most likely behind. Even single river bet might put us significantly deep or all-in when he overbets (in case he decided to check behind on turn).

      Turn: I am folding here.