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[NL2-NL10] Extracting value from AA+A

    • MoneyDearest
      Joined: 08.05.2011 Posts: 119
      Should I have raised the flop? Bet smaller on the turn? Even checked the turn to induce a bluff on the river?

      iPoker - $0.04 NL - Holdem - 9 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      Hero (MP): $2.00
      MP+1: $1.16
      LP: $0.67
      CO: $1.93
      BTN: $1.46
      SB: $4.07
      BB: $4.90
      UTG: $1.66
      UTG+1: $1.40

      SB posts SB $0.02, BB posts BB $0.04

      Pre Flop: ($0.06) Hero has A:spade: A:diamond:

      fold, UTG+1 calls $0.04, Hero raises to $0.16, fold, fold, fold, fold, fold, fold, UTG+1 calls $0.12

      Flop: ($0.38, 2 players) 4:heart: A:club: 8:diamond:
      UTG+1 bets $0.20, Hero calls $0.20

      Turn: ($0.78, 2 players) 9:spade:
      UTG+1 checks, Hero bets $0.58, fold

      Hero shows A:spade: A:diamond: (Three of a Kind, Aces)
      Hero wins $0.73
  • 1 reply
    • burek2000
      Joined: 16.11.2007 Posts: 3,105
      Hey Money,

      Nice hand, I would play the same way.

      On the flop he can't really have a strong hand considering you have set of aces, so a slowplay is in place, but on the turn you have to value bet wether he has something or not. Unfortunately this time he didn't. Furthermore, if you check turn it's unlikely he will hit something by the river in case he has nothing.

      EDIT: Just realized a halfpot bet on the turn would be more suitable since you're not looking for getting called by a strong hand.

      Best regards,