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[NL2-NL10] 2NL FR - AA facing flop shove

    • philhellmutt
      philhellmutt
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.02.2011 Posts: 226
      This is pretty standard of course, given villain's stack.

      However, I've noticed a lot of players recently making these shoves, and another guy I discuss poker with has noticed this happening more in recent months, although he plays 10NL and 25NL.

      If villain had a full stack, would you call this shove on a drawy board? Obviously, 250BB deep would be crazy to call, but how about say 75-125BB?

      I only ask this because I want to be ready for when this happens against full-stacked opponent... :D

      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.02(BB) Replayer
      SB ($0.78)
      BB ($1.84)
      UTG ($1.30)
      UTG+1 ($1.03)
      Hero ($2.75)
      CO ($0.99)
      BTN ($5)

      Dealt to Hero A:diamond: A:club:

      fold, fold, Hero raises to $0.08, CO calls $0.08, fold, fold, fold

      FLOP ($0.19) 4:diamond: 6:diamond: 5:club:

      Hero bets $0.14, CO raises to $0.91 (AI), Hero calls $0.77

      TURN ($2.01) 4:diamond: 6:diamond: 5:club: 7:heart:

      RIVER ($2.01) 4:diamond: 6:diamond: 5:club: 7:heart: 9:diamond:

      Hero shows A:diamond: A:club: (Pre 80%, Flop 90.2%, Turn 86.4%)CO shows T:spade: T:heart: (Pre 20%, Flop 9.8%, Turn 13.6%)Hero wins $1.91
  • 2 replies
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello philhellmutt,

      Usually such shoves doesn't make much sense since they are often times some TP type of hand or something similar or as well a lot of players do like to ship this way with some draw which tries to get maximum fold equity.

      While against full stack it would be a lot harder to Call there while we don't know the opponent, might even prefer to fold.

      Best regards.
    • philhellmutt
      philhellmutt
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.02.2011 Posts: 226
      Yes, that's how I feel about it too - with full stacks, I'd only call a maniac in this spot. Thanks again...