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[NL2-NL10] A8o 3 waypot against minraiser with drawhand

    • Gonchan
      Joined: 14.06.2011 Posts: 2,877
      Poker Stars, $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 9 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      MP3: $26.52 (106.1 bb)
      CO: $12.83 (51.3 bb)
      Hero (BTN): $9.80 (39.2 bb)
      SB: $17.40 (69.6 bb)
      BB: $24.05 (96.2 bb)
      UTG+1: $10 (40 bb)
      UTG+2: $50.62 (202.5 bb)
      MP1: $28.28 (113.1 bb)
      MP2: $25.78 (103.1 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BTN with 8 A
      MP2 posts BB OOP, 3 folds, MP2 raises to $0.50, 2 folds, Hero raises to $1.36, SB calls $1.26, BB folds, MP2 calls $0.86

      Flop: ($4.43) 6 2 4 (3 players)
      SB checks, MP2 bets $0.25, Hero raises to $3.07, SB folds, MP2 calls $2.82

      Turn: ($10.57) Q (2 players)
      MP2 bets $0.50, Hero raises to $5.37 and is all-in, MP2 calls $4.87

      River: ($21.31) T (2 players, 1 is all-in)

      $21.31 pot ($0.96 rake)
      Final Board: 6 2 4 Q T
      Hero showed 8 A and lost (-$9.80 net)
      MP2 showed 5 K and won $20.35 ($10.45 net)

      Stats is 98/53.
      He minraised with gutshot and FD twice and I thought I would make other villain fold so I bigbet.
      On turn I thought I have good odds against this villain considering pod odds.
      Is it profitable?
  • 1 reply
    • Gerv
      Joined: 07.05.2008 Posts: 17,678

      So you mostly play against a player in which you have no fold equity. Then it makes no sense to 3bet A8o preflop here. Furthermore it makes no sense as well to raise the Flop most of the time as he simply ain't folding

      Even if he has a pair of deuces, you are far far behind. The correct strategy against this allround maniac is just to sit back and hit hands on the Flop so you can punish him for playing J2o or something while you have AJ on Jxx Flop

      Best regards,