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[NL2-NL10] MSS - NL10 - KK vs loose big stacks

    • GoldenGomez
      Joined: 19.11.2009 Posts: 83
      PartyGaming - $0.10 NL - Holdem - 8 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      CO: $10.00
      Hero (BTN): $3.70
      SB: $11.24
      BB: $20.25
      UTG: $16.25 (VPIP: 22 PFR:11 AFq:41 PF3bet:4)
      UTG+1: $27.12 (VPIP: 31 PFR:9 AFq:63 PF3bet:6)
      MP: $14.11
      MP+1: $10.00

      SB posts SB $0.05, BB posts BB $0.10

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero has K:diamond: K:spade:

      UTG calls $0.10, UTG+1 calls $0.10, fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to $0.50, fold, fold, UTG calls $0.40, UTG+1 calls $0.40

      Flop: ($1.65, 3 players) 8:spade: 8:club: Q:heart:
      UTG checks, UTG+1 checks, Hero bets $1.00, UTG calls $1.00, UTG+1 calls $1.00

      Turn: ($4.65, 3 players) 3:heart:
      UTG checks, UTG+1 checks, Hero bets $2.20 and is all-in, UTG calls $2.20, UTG+1 calls $2.20

      River: ($11.25, 3 players) 7:diamond:
      UTG checks, UTG+1 bets $4.10, fold

      UTG+1 shows 9:heart: 8:heart: (Three of a Kind, Eights) (Pre 22%, Flop 91%, Turn 95%)
      Hero mucks K:diamond: K:spade: (Two Pair, Kings and Eights) (Pre 78%, Flop 9%, Turn 5%)
      UTG+1 wins $10.69

      Is my play good, or should I slow down because of the paired board?
  • 1 reply
    • Gerv
      Joined: 07.05.2008 Posts: 17,678
      Hey GG,

      Mostly people's range are consisting of way more Qx than 8x here so AQ/KQ/QJ/QT/Q9s but also JJ-77 they might call. So even though you probably lost this hand, you should just do what you did: bet Flop & shove Turn

      Best regards,