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[NL20-NL50] NL25SH AT TP turn vs shove

    • awishformore
      Joined: 16.06.2007 Posts: 922
      PokerStars - $0.25 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 5 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      CO: $10.12
      BTN: $27.39 (VPP 42 / PFR 29 / WTS 43) [26 hands]
      Hero (SB): $26.48
      BB: $25.00
      UTG: $43.78

      Hero posts SB $0.10, BB posts BB $0.25

      Pre Flop: (pot: $0.35) Hero has T:heart: A:diamond:

      fold, CO raises to $0.75, BTN calls $0.75, Hero raises to $3.37, fold, fold, BTN calls $2.62

      Flop: ($7.74, 2 players) 7:spade: J:diamond: 3:diamond:
      Hero bets $4.47, BTN calls $4.47

      Turn: ($16.68, 2 players) A:heart:
      Hero bets $6.00, BTN raises to $19.55 and is all-in, Hero calls $12.64 and is all-in

      River: ($53.96, 2 players) 2:spade:

      With only 26 hands, I obviously don't know much about his post-flop tendencies yet, but he seems to be calling down quite loose. I 3bet for value clearly here.

      On the turn, my small bet instead of shove is meant to keep his J in on both turn and river. However, I know that by betting so small, a player like him might spazz out, so I have to call a shove, right? I think I only need to be afraid of AJ here, he will often do this with Jx, though, to weird-bluff other Jx, or even with draws trying to represent the A.
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