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[NL2-NL10] Nl2 Sh Ak

    • daun666
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 540
      PokerStars - $0.02 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      BB: $1.59
      UTG: $2.74
      Hero (MP): $5.83
      CO: $3.66
      BTN: $2.46
      SB: $5.00

      SB posts SB $0.01, BB posts BB $0.02

      Pre Flop: ($0.03) Hero has K:spade: A:spade:

      UTG calls $0.02, Hero raises to $0.08, fold, fold, fold, fold, UTG calls $0.06

      Flop: ($0.19, 2 players) 5:club: A:club: 6:club:
      UTG bets $0.36, Hero calls $0.36

      Turn: ($0.91, 2 players) 8:heart:
      UTG bets $2.30 and is all-in, Hero calls $2.30

      River: ($5.51, 2 players) Q:club:

      UTG shows A:heart: 5:spade: (Two Pair, Aces and Fives) (PreFlop 27%, Flop 71%, Turn 80%)
      Hero shows K:spade: A:spade: (One Pair, Aces) (PreFlop 73%, Flop 29%, Turn 20%)
      UTG wins $5.24

      How should I play this hand?
  • 2 replies
    • bmfbpi
      Joined: 16.09.2008 Posts: 590
      I think calling his donk is ok-ish against players who spazz a lot in this spot. mind you: it is ok-ish against players on whom you read on. Is this the case ?I think not, but let's say ok, honest mistake.
      But when he shoves 2.3 into 0.91 on the turn, how in the world can you call with TPTK(with no clubs ?!?!?!?!??!?!) on such a draw heavy board.

      What you beat on the turn
      - bluff
      - flush draw/straight draw
      (both are very very unlikely give how he donk-over-bet the flop

      What beats you on the turn:
      - two pair: A5, A6, 56
      - sets: 55,66
      - made flush hand: 7c8c, etc
      - straight

      see why calling is bad ?

      don't get your money in bad(as a big underdog). Fish do that.
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello daun666,

      Preflop: With one limper raise to $0,10.
      Postflop: Against that kind of line you can consider Calling on flop but it's definitely a fold on turn. I don't think that we beat much there anymore vs such a strong line.

      Best regards.