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[NL2-NL10] NL2 AKs

    • Tiltmeifucan
      Joined: 21.04.2012 Posts: 471
      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.01/$0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:
      BU (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is BU with A, K.
      2 folds, CO raises to $0.06, Hero calls $0.06, 2 folds, BB folds.

      Flop: ($0.15) K, J, Q (2 players)
      CO bets $0.16, Hero calls $0.16.

      Turn: ($0.47) 3 (2 players)
      CO bets $0.26, Hero calls $0.26.

      River: ($0.99) 9 (2 players)
      CO checks, Hero bets $0.24, CO calls $0.24.

      Final Pot: $1.47.
      Results follow:

      Hero shows a pair of kings(A K).
      CO shows a pair of queens(A Q).

      Hero wins with a pair of kings(A K).

      Opponent stats:

      Do i need to 3bet a fish preflop with AKs?
  • 5 replies
    • Imimba1
      Joined: 12.12.2011 Posts: 2,897
      Well, he's kind of loose, so I'd 3bet, building up the pot.

      I'd do the same, but would make a 1/2 pot river bet.
    • Tiltmeifucan
      Joined: 21.04.2012 Posts: 471
      Yup should 3bet there.

      For river i was making thin value, i didn't beat that many hands.
    • gadget51
      Joined: 23.06.2008 Posts: 5,622
      I would 3bet preflop for value, bet flop and turn but check behind the river, that 9 isn't great, the value looks a bit thin to me now and villain has been betting hard.
      It just shows how tough it is to know where we are in a hand playing passively. Much better to take the initiative for ourselves. :)

      Aslo, don't assume he is loose after only 12 hands. :)

      It's only my opinion though and I'm not veriz.
    • Tiltmeifucan
      Joined: 21.04.2012 Posts: 471
      Still a opinion! Glad to hear it :)
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Tiltmeifucan,

      Preflop: Could as well 3bet here cause you are against a CO range but neither calling ain't wrong to keep his weaker hands in the play.

      As played
      Postflop: If he had a strong made hand I would assume he is betting the river himself, so I don't even mind your betting and neither the sizing. Tx gives a straight already and still some 2pairs possible, so not much more value there anyways.

      Best Regards.