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[NL2-NL10] NL4 FR - Overpair

    • Tunatic
      Joined: 13.03.2011 Posts: 247
      Play hand

      $0.02/$0.04 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      BU (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is BU with K, K.
      UTG1 folds, UTG2 raises to $0.12, MP1 folds, MP2 calls $0.12, 2 folds, Hero raises to $0.36, 2 folds, UTG2 calls $0.24, MP2 calls $0.24.

      Flop: ($1.14) J, 7, Q (3 players)
      UTG2 checks, MP2 bets $0.12, Hero raises to $0.72, UTG2 raises to $3.81, MP2 folds, Hero calls $2.95(All-In).

      Turn: ($8.74) 2 (2 players)

      River: ($8.74) 6 (2 players)

      Final Pot: $8.74.
      Results follow:

      Hero shows a pair of kings(K K).
      UTG2 shows three of a kind, jacks(J J).

      UTG2 wins with three of a kind, jacks(J J).

      Would you play this hand any differently than I did? I don't think folding KK after him going all-in would be the right thing to do?
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Tunatic,

      Your 3bet is way too smallish. Myself I'd consider even doing 4x his raise + 1per Call, so ~$0,60 even. :)

      The problem is that UTG range or even MP2 range can easily be trap-range. What do you think what can be UTG calling range here? What kind of hands of the range you beat?

      Against some opponents that's true we might consider going broke here but against more tighter ones I might even consider folding be safer. Since only reasonable hands we might beat is something like KQ/AQ but is he even able to play them this way or Call preflop?

      Best regards.