[NL2-NL10] nl5 - AK v2

    • Philfox1985
      Joined: 18.12.2010 Posts: 934
      Was a little unsure between raising and calling pre-flop, better to raise with AK?

      As played I was concerned about 'potentially' being against 88 for the set or maybe J10 of clubs on the turn, but figured I have to willing to commit as there will also be plenty of other hands in his range that I beat.

      As for other potential hands, I pretty much discounted them, eg could a villian call a raise on the flop with QQ or any other J10 hand, and the chances of KK or AA are low as I block these hands with AK.

      Known players:

      0.03/0.05 No-Limit Hold'em (4 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy.com Elephant 0.105 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is BU with A:heart: , K:spade:
      CO raises to $0.18, Hero calls $0.18, SB calls $0.15, BB calls $0.13.

      Flop: ($0.72) A:club: , K:heart: , 8:club: (4 players)
      SB checks, BB checks, CO bets $0.23, Hero raises to $0.70, SB calls $0.70, BB folds, CO calls $0.47.

      Turn: ($2.82) Q:heart: (3 players)
      SB checks, CO bets $2.82, Hero raises to $7.73 (All-In), SB folds, CO calls $1.42 (All-In), Hero gets uncalled bet back (All-In).

      River: ($11.30) 7:heart: (2 players)

      Final Pot: $11.30

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      CO shows (As 8h)
      Hero shows two-pair, aces and kings (Ah Ks)

      Hero wins with two-pair, aces and kings (Ah Ks)
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Philfox1985,

      Preflop: When you have so loose opponents behind you then you really have to rather 3bet than play such a hand in multiway pot. It's gonna be way too often a difficult play postflop.

      As played
      Postflop: Not much to add, although I'd definitely raise it bigger on the flop and then also ship the turn.

      Best Regards.