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[NL2-NL10] NL4 QQ take 2

    • enemaze
      Joined: 06.06.2009 Posts: 608
      Ongame Network $0.02/$0.04 No Limit Hold'em - 6 players - View hand 1472269
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      CO: $4.00
      Hero (BTN): $1.60
      SB: $3.79
      BB: $4.04
      UTG: $4.21
      MP: $7.50

      Pre Flop: ($0.06) Hero is BTN with Q :spade: Q :club:
      1 fold, MP raises to $0.18, 1 fold, Hero raises to $0.48, SB calls $0.46, 2 folds

      Flop: ($1.18) 8 :club: 6 :diamond: K :club: (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $1.12 all in, SB calls $1.12

      Turn: ($3.42) 9 :spade: (2 players - 1 is all in)

      River: ($3.42) 4 :spade: (2 players - 1 is all in)

      I was really not sure what to do after the flop came. Any bet basically commits me and there arent a lot of worse hands in his coldcall 3bet range that pay me off (AK is obviously calling me here, and i dont see anyone reasonable calling me here w/ 77, 99-jj, or AQ. Maybe AcJc..). I was thinking about betting small and make a crying fold to a shove, but given the stack sizes that seemed too weak.
      Checking back seemed like a bad idea since the board is still somewhat coordinated and i'd hate to give a free card here.
  • 1 reply
    • Gerv
      Joined: 07.05.2008 Posts: 17,678

      Why do you 3bet so small? 3x is more rule than exception with any hand worth 3betting.

      On the flop I would shove as a cbet because any other line is allowing our opposition to bluff us out and we don't want that. AK would go all-in preflop, and we block KQ

      Best regards,