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[NL2-NL10] AKs,

    • cozacu
      Joined: 14.02.2010 Posts: 1,379
      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:
      CO = ($11.80)
      BU = ($9.99)
      SB = ($18.52)
      BB (Hero) = ($10.42)
      MP2 = ($9.90)
      MP3 = ($7.11)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with K :heart: , A :heart: .
      MP2 calls $0.10, MP3 calls $0.10, CO raises to $0.50, 2 folds, Hero raises to $1.60, MP2 raises to $9.90, 2 folds, Hero ???

      Guy unknown,3rd hand at the table... limp ,shove?! looks kinda week willing to generate a ton of Foldeq... what do you think?Can we call here?Can we dream about AQ,AJ?crazy fish... or it's almost sure he's got at least a pair :\
  • 2 replies
    • UTGDog
      Joined: 19.11.2011 Posts: 72
      Seems like a weak/tight player looking to get his stack in with AA. 6-max is so fast and aggressive that he may feel, being new to the table, that an open raise UTG would give off too much info and force the rest of the table to fold. By showing weakness he invites callers if someone else does the betting for him.

      Judging by the preflop breakdown, you're facing a pretty strong pair, if not a premium hand. Best advice either way is to fold AK. You simply don't know anything about the player to justify a call. Muck the hand, and if anyone else is stupid enough to call, you can gain that information for free.
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello cozacu,

      Against limp/raise I am pretty much inclined to almost always fold here. :) It's going to be way too often a trap. :/ As you said the guy was unknown so ain't worth risking, at the best a coinflip.

      Best Regards.