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[NL2-NL10] hero 3betting

    • yaxkukmian
      Joined: 24.12.2007 Posts: 2,020
      utg 190 hands/ 24/18/
      mp 651 hands/ 21/18
      bu 128/ 31/20
      sb 16/40/0

      Is this a good spot to 3bet? Looking back I don't like it so much because if I get called I'm in a pretty bad shape.

      What about the amount - $2,20 better?

      With which hands would you advise this move? QQ+ only?

      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.10(BB) Replayer
      SB ($11.69)
      Hero ($11.50)
      UTG ($10.71)
      UTG+1 ($15.20)
      CO ($2.08)
      BTN ($15.11)

      Dealt to Hero Q:club: A:heart:

      UTG raises to $0.30, UTG+1 calls $0.30, fold, BTN calls $0.30, SB calls $0.25, Hero raises to $1.70, UTG calls $1.40, fold, fold, SB calls $1.40

      FLOP ($5.70) 5:diamond: 2:diamond: 8:spade:

      SB checks, Hero checks, UTG bets $3.50, SB calls $3.50, Hero folds

      TURN ($12.70) 5:diamond: 2:diamond: 8:spade: 7:diamond:

      SB bets $6.49 (AI), UTG calls $5.51 (AI)

      RIVER ($23.72) 5:diamond: 2:diamond: 8:spade: 7:diamond: 3:spade:

      UTG shows 8:diamond: K:diamond:
      (Pre 31%, Flop 48.9%, Turn 100.0%)

      SB shows 9:heart: 9:diamond:
      (Pre 69%, Flop 51.1%, Turn 0.0%)

      UTG wins $22.14
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello yaxkukmian,

      I'd definitely squeeze bigger ~$2 at least. I am not saying it's even wrong. Doing it for fold equity it's totally fine while you even have somewhat reasonable players in the hand. Folding might be also too weak while CO could easily be even opening a lot wider range. We can't just Call the hand anyways, we either squeeze it or just fold.

      Best Regards.