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[NL2-NL10] NL10 AQ, hand either before or hand after previous post

    • nineshine
      Joined: 25.07.2010 Posts: 47
      PartyGaming - $0.10 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      BB: $12.68
      Hero (UTG): $10.25
      MP: $3.94
      CO: $7.51
      BTN: $4.92
      SB: $10.59

      SB posts SB $0.05, BB posts BB $0.10

      Pre Flop: (pot: $0.15) Hero has Q:diamond: A:club:

      Hero raises to $0.40, fold, CO raises to $0.70, fold, fold, fold, Hero calls $0.30

      Flop: ($1.55, 2 players) J:club: J:spade: T:diamond:
      Hero checks, CO bets $0.70, Hero calls $0.70

      Turn: ($2.95, 2 players) K:diamond:
      Hero checks, CO bets $1.40, Hero raises to $3.60, CO calls $2.20

      River: ($10.15, 2 players) 5:heart:
      Hero bets $3.30, CO calls $2.51 and is all-in

      Hero shows Q:diamond: A:club: (Straight, Ace High) (Pre 28%, Flop 14%, Turn 0%)
      CO shows K:heart: K:spade: (Full House, Kings full of Jacks) (Pre 72%, Flop 86%, Turn 100%)
      Hero wins $0.00
      CO wins $14.42

      His minraise made me suspicious of AA or KK, but can I get away for this.
  • 2 replies
    • TJtheTJ
      Joined: 12.10.2011 Posts: 6,588
      Once you raised the turn, you were pot committed, so there's no way you could get away on the river. And you also should've raised the turn, because any J, T or K would be a terrible card. And even an A or Q wouldn't be great because it could potentially split the pot.

      If you are 100% sure he has KK+, and he bets that entire range on the flop, you should probably not raise. If he has AA he's going to fold, and you have 0% equity vs KK which is the only hand he's going to continue playing. Rather you should just call, because you have 45% equity vs KK+ and you need only 32% equity to make the call here, then see what happens on the river.
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello nineshine,

      If we assume that then might be even safer to just fold it preflop. But overall it ain't a mistake to call it. We wont get away there either.

      But you must understand that you don't really get the implied odds on the flop to Call for GS. ;)

      Best Regards.