[NL2-NL10] NL2 FR - AA turn shove

    • numbnutter
      numbnutter
      Bronze
      Joined: 21.09.2011 Posts: 139
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.01/$0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)

      Known players:
      MP2:
      $1.94
      MP3:
      $1.64
      CO:
      $2.67
      BU:
      $1.71
      SB:
      $2.19
      BB:
      $4.67
      UTG2 (Hero):
      $2.05
      MP1:
      $0.91


      Preflop: Hero is UTG2 with A, A.
      Hero raises to $0.08, MP1 folds, MP2 calls $0.08, 2 folds, BU calls $0.08, 2 folds, BB folds.

      Flop: ($0.27) 8, 9, 6 (3 players)
      Hero bets $0.24, MP2 folds, BU calls $0.24.

      Turn: ($0.75) J (2 players)
      Hero raises to $1.73, BU calls $1.39(All-In).

      River: ($3.87) 9 (2 players)

      Final Pot: $3.87.
      Results follow:

      Hero shows two pairs, aces and nines(A A).
      BU shows two pairs, queens and nines(Q Q).

      Hero wins with two pairs, aces and nines(A A).

      Board was getting very drawy so I decided to shove the turn here before any action dried up. Was this okay or should I just have continued value betting?
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello numbnutter,

      Well, I am still not a huge fan of shipping like that directly. He will have hard time Calling with anything worse. I'd still make a normal bet of ~$0,60 and then most likely play for the stacks while Jx is also in his calling range on the flop.

      Best Regards.