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[NL2-NL10] NL5: A9o Freeplay, and AI on Flop

    • Kony76
      Joined: 29.10.2010 Posts: 4,347
      Poker Stars, $0.02/$0.05 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 8 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      SB: $5.42 (108.4 bb)
      Hero (BB): $5.56 (111.2 bb)
      UTG+2: $5.75 (115 bb)
      MP1: $1.64 (32.8 bb)
      MP2: $5 (100 bb)
      MP3: $5 (100 bb)
      CO: $5.68 (113.6 bb)
      BTN: $5 (100 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with 9 A
      4 folds, CO calls $0.05, 2 folds, Hero checks

      Flop: ($0.12) A 9 6 (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $0.05, Hero raises to $0.15, CO raises to $0.25, Hero raises to $0.70, CO raises to $1.15, Hero raises to $5.51 and is all-in, CO calls $4.36

      Turn: ($11.14) Q (2 players, 1 is all-in)
      River: ($11.14) 6 (2 players, 1 is all-in)

      The opponent is a 67/0/3.3 (VPIP/PFR/AF). Seems to be a fish, but only in 25hands.

      How should I play this hand? was good shoving the flop?
  • 2 replies
    • ains21
      Joined: 04.06.2011 Posts: 303
      To be honest it's hard to know what to do in a spot like this vs. a fish, because they could do it with AT,AJ,AQ,AK,A6,66,99,96 (all in his limping range lols). If I were you I'd probably do the same and expect to win a lot of the time (A6/96?); but best wait for a professional opinion.
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Kony76,

      Instead of Check/Raising the flop I would just start betting myself. And afterwards it's kinda difficult, especially when we are against fishy player who could end up even there with AK to play this way. Also he has maybe even 96/A6, so I'd also get it in. Without knowing much more it's difficult to get away.

      Best Regards.