[NL2-NL10] KK resteal on dangerous flop (rush poker)

    • vmarqui
      vmarqui
      Bronze
      Joined: 25.01.2010 Posts: 4,816
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      BB:
      $10.05
      UTG1:
      $16.00
      UTG2:
      $0.87
      MP1:
      $9.90
      MP2:
      $4.70
      MP3:
      $10.24
      CO:
      $12.25
      BU:
      $9.50
      SB (Hero):
      $17.00


      Preflop: Hero is SB with K, K.
      6 folds, BU raises to $0.30, Hero raises to $1.00, BB folds, BU calls $0.70.

      Flop: ($2.1) J, 4, Q (2 players)
      Hero bets $1.20, BU raises to $2.70, Hero folds, BU gets uncalled bet back.

      Final Pot: $3.3.





      Both JJ and QQ are possible. People don't tend to 3bet these hands in nl10 rush. Of course QJ is possible too, but do you think I can still call? Bad thing is i'm out of position so it might be hard to play for pot control on later streets.
  • 3 replies
    • AlCaTrAzzALZ
      AlCaTrAzzALZ
      Bronze
      Joined: 06.05.2008 Posts: 726
      i dont play rush, but isn't taking a bet/fold line basically turning our hand into a bluff here? if were not going to call a flop raise, wouldn't c/c be a better line, and be easier for pot control? or is this board too drawy to be giving away free cards?
    • sakkab90
      sakkab90
      Bronze
      Joined: 22.08.2008 Posts: 169
      I would 3bet 1,2 here preflop (4x OOP), and I would cbet bigger on flop.
      Any info about villain? That would help a lot to decide what to do with his raise on flop.
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello vmarqui,

      I'd likely CBet bigger, ~$1,50 and not Bet/Fold there, as mentioned you are turning your hand into bluff, it's 3bet pot and I would just go broke here. By that I mean Call his raise and likely reevaluate the turn, how to act against him, likely let him bluff again, otherwise bet the river for value if he decides to Check behind. Unless you have some other reads on the opponent.

      Best regards.