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[NL2-NL10] NL5 AA Shove in multipot

    • kenny0503
      kenny0503
      Bronze
      Joined: 20.06.2008 Posts: 6
      PokerStars Zoom No-Limit Hold'em, $0.05 BB (9 handed) - PokerStars Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

      Button ($4.75)
      SB ($2.66)
      BB ($6.25)
      UTG ($6.36)
      UTG+1 ($8.44)
      MP1 ($6.87)
      Hero (MP2) ($5.19)
      MP3 ($7.10)
      CO ($9.39)

      Preflop: Hero is MP2 with A, A
      3 folds, Hero bets $0.20, MP3 calls $0.20, CO calls $0.20, 2 folds, BB calls $0.15

      Flop: ($0.82) 9, 5, Q (4 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $0.65, MP3 calls $0.65, CO calls $0.65, BB calls $0.65

      Turn: ($3.42) 4 (4 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $4.34 (All-In), MP3 calls $4.34, 2 folds

      River: ($12.10) 3 (2 players, 1 all-in)

      Total pot: $12.10 | Rake: $0.50

      Results below:

      Hero had A, A (one pair, Aces).
      MP3 had A, Q (one pair, Queens).
      Outcome: Hero won $11.60


      I didnt like the way I played this hand at all but not sure were I should of altered the play, I end up being pot commited and shoving vs 3 players.

      On the flop against so many players I believe maybe a full pot bet would of been better for protection, but the board was so dry I didn't feel it was necessary with the only real draw being JT. I was either way ahead/way behind.

      On the turn I had three callers. There were not any real draws that I could see either, JT & JTs being the most obvious monster draw. All others were gutshots which I feel I didnt need to protect against as much, maybe 67s but does that call the flop? And two pair combo's seemed unlikely.

      I wanted to protect my hand on the turn which meant I was going to be pot commited so thought it would be better to get in first. But what hands would call that bet? I figured KK, AQ, KQ, JTs, 67s, that I'm ahead of, AA for the split, or sets that I was behind to.

      Any ideas where I should alter my play to avoid this happening again.
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello kenny0503,

      Doubt that it's going to be a huge mistake if you even shove like that. But I would tend to Bet a bit smaller like $2,30 and shove the river. At least allows them to Call with a lot worse. If they are calling with a draw they are making a mistake anyways.

      Best Regards.