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[NL2-NL10] NL10 - MSS, QQ in BU, vs huge openraise

    • BadeaCelRau
      Joined: 15.10.2010 Posts: 2,122
      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)

      Known players:
      BU (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is BU with Q, Q.
      4 folds, CO raises to $1.00, Hero raises to $3.85(All-In), 2 folds, CO calls $2.85.

      Flop: ($7.85) 4, T, 3 (2 players)

      Turn: ($7.85) 2 (2 players)

      River: ($7.85) A (2 players)

      Final Pot: $7.85.

      Results follow:

      Hero shows a pair of queens(Qc Qh).
      CO shows a pair of kings(Kd Kh).

      CO wins with a pair of kings(Kd Kh).

      Villain stats in 27 hands :

      There are 2 kind of people who raise bigger than normal. The maniacs who raise random cards and the elephants who raise the monsters. What would you do in this situation? I judged it as a steal and was happy to go allin. My only thought was if I should call and shove asap or raise allin.
  • 1 reply
    • burek2000
      Joined: 16.11.2007 Posts: 3,105
      Hey Badea,

      Villains who make such moves are obviously fish and with QQ against a fish your only goal is to bet/raise for value. Nice shove preflop, well played.

      You can make a read he made this move with KK, but I am fairly sure he will do the same with TT/AQ/AJ... ...with a range you crush with your QQ.

      Best regards,