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[NL2-NL10] NL4 FR - AA in position vs donk bet on a paired flop

    • faronel
      Joined: 13.07.2011 Posts: 1,186
      PartyGaming - $0.04 NL - Holdem - 8 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      UTG+1: $4.30
      MP: $2.48
      Hero (MP+1): $4.00
      CO: $4.00
      BTN: $4.00
      SB: $7.33
      BB: $3.08 - 24/11/1 (50 hands)
      UTG: $4.35

      SB posts SB $0.02, BB posts BB $0.04, CO posts DB $0.04

      Pre Flop: ($0.10) Hero has A:diamond: A:spade:
      fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to $0.20, fold, fold, fold, BB calls $0.16

      Flop: ($0.46, 2 players) 5:diamond: 5:club: Q:diamond:
      BB bets $0.33, Hero raises to $1.00, BB calls $0.67

      Turn: ($2.46, 2 players) K:diamond:
      BB checks, Hero bets $2.34, BB calls $1.88 and is all-in

      River: ($6.22, 2 players) 8:spade:

      Hero shows A:diamond: A:spade: (Two Pair, Aces and Fives)
      BB mucks J:club: Q:club: (Two Pair, Queens and Fives)
      Hero wins $0.00
      Hero wins $5.91

      I raised the flop to go for stacks. As played or, for better potential value play, call and bet/raise on turn?
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello faronel,

      Most likely I'd raise the flop a bit bigger, you are giving him great odds for a call if he has a FD and make it easy to ship it on the turn. ~$1,20 would be my raise.

      Best Regards.