[NL2-NL10] NL2 AKo in BB

    • philhellmutt
      philhellmutt
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.02.2011 Posts: 225
      We all like to see AK PF, but now and then it gets me into trouble... this is my first hand at the table, so I regretted it afterwards... ;)

      No reads on any opponents.

      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.02(BB) Replayer
      SB ($1.79)
      Hero ($2)
      UTG ($3.38)
      UTG+1 ($1.80)
      UTG+2 ($0.92)
      CO ($5.97)
      BTN ($2.57)

      Dealt to Hero A:spade: K:diamond:

      UTG calls $0.02, fold, UTG+2 raises to $0.08, CO calls $0.08, BTN calls $0.08, SB calls $0.07, Hero raises to $0.60, fold, UTG+2 raises to $0.92 (AI), fold, BTN calls $0.84, fold, Hero calls $0.32

      FLOP ($2.94) Q:club: T:heart: 3:spade:

      Hero bets $1.08 (AI), BTN folds

      TURN ($2.94) Q:club: T:heart: 3:spade: 8:spade:

      RIVER ($2.94) Q:club: T:heart: 3:spade: 8:spade: Q:heart:

      Hero shows A:spade: K:diamond: (Pre 30%, Flop 28.1%, Turn 15.9%) UTG+2 shows K:club: K:heart: (Pre 70%, Flop 71.9%, Turn 84.1%) UTG+2 wins $2.75


      Firstly, was the 3 bet a bit crazy given the amount of players calling the initial raise? I only did this to thin the field to 1 or 2 opponents... and, I was OOP.

      I should also have gone all-in PF once UTG+2 4-bet.

      He must have been horrified seeing so many callers, so I might have done him a favour... :D
  • 3 replies
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello philhellmutt,

      As you 3bet there then rather just shove the Call of BU than Call yourself as well. And AKo ain't that strong as you can imagine, it can turn into negative profit very easily and overplayed.

      Best regards.
    • philhellmutt
      philhellmutt
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.02.2011 Posts: 225
      Thanks Veriz.

      Do you think even just cold-calling with AKo may be better here with so many callers?
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Originally posted by philhellmutt
      Thanks Veriz.

      Do you think even just cold-calling with AKo may be better here with so many callers?
      Nope, playing AKo in multiway pot is very bad, it's rather better to even fold there than Call.