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[NL20-NL50] Fr 50 Aq

    • Evante
      Evante
      Bronze
      Joined: 07.12.2009 Posts: 833
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.25/$0.5 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      BU:
      $59.12
      SB:
      $64.27
      BB:
      $22.10
      UTG1:
      $51.06
      UTG2:
      $79.36
      MP1 (Hero):
      $70.51
      MP2:
      $45.75
      MP3:
      $52.91
      CO:
      $20.50


      Preflop: Hero is MP1 with 7, 2.
      4 folds, MP3 raises to $1.25, CO folds, BU raises to $4.50, SB calls $4.25, BB folds, MP3 raises to $16.50, BU calls $12.00, SB calls $12.00.

      Flop: ($50) J, 3, 8 (3 players)
      SB checks, MP3 checks, BU bets $42.62(All-In), SB folds, MP3 calls $36.41.

      Turn: ($129.03) Q (2 players)


      River: ($129.03) 9 (2 players)


      Final Pot: $129.03.
      Results follow:

      MP3 shows a pair of queens(A Q).
      BU shows high card king(5 K).

      MP3 wins with a pair of queens(A Q).

      This hand have nothing to do with me but i have a question.
      The REG MP3, called the shove from the maniac
      Maniac stats is 54/49/57.1%3bet, 12 AF over 40 hands.

      Why did the reg called, it is a +EV to call this kind of shove from the Maniac?
  • 1 reply
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      Hi,

      I like MP3 3-bet for value with AQ, since there are two other people, then I understand his check, but once maniac shoved and SB folded I can see why he decided to call.
      BU would shove there quite wide range, what also includes a lot of draws that AQ is ahead at. Also if he has some kind of pair, AQs with bacdoor flushdraw has around 25% equity.
      Since pot was too big I think he found crying call that spot (I would likely not have called without history)

      best regards,