[NL20-NL50] QQ against maniac

    • vmarqui
      Joined: 25.01.2010 Posts: 4,816
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      Play hand

      $0.25/$0.5 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)

      Known players:
      UTG2 (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is UTG2 with Q, Q.
      Hero raises to $1.50, 2 folds, MP3 calls $1.50, 3 folds, BB calls $1.00.

      Flop: ($4.75) 7, 5, 7 (3 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $3.00, MP3 calls $3.00, BB raises to $9.50, Hero calls $6.50, MP3 folds.

      Turn: ($26.75) J (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero checks.

      River: ($26.75) 3 (2 players)
      BB bets $62.00, Hero calls $40.75(All-In).

      Final Pot: $129.5.

      Villain is a maniac fish.
      do you think it's better to reraise on flop? and what about the turn, should i bet? (i check to let him bluff me on the river.
      imo he will bluff a lot on river and also bet his 7x, so i like calling his overbet. what do you think?
  • 1 reply
    • Adapter1337
      Joined: 17.01.2010 Posts: 734

      If he is maniac fish i try to get it in as soon as possible.
      I def raise this flop, he stack here off any flushdraw, lot of straight draws, gutshots. he dont fold andy overpair, he also dont like folding overcards and so on. There is lot of action killers, so i like to raise this fold again and try to get it in.

      As played i like check turn and call river overall, but this overbet seems even by maniac bit nutty. Im not sure. Your hand is really strong, but does he overbet here 7x? i dont think so, he overbet nothing or nuts.
      I think you see here lot of A7, A of diamond for example or fullhouse.
      Calling depens HOW maniac he is, but price isnt so good really, he need to bluff here a lot.

      I personally take safe line and fold.