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[NL2-NL10] NL10 FR AKs

    • JohnDoe1313
      Joined: 04.01.2011 Posts: 5,196
      Party, $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 8 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      MP1: $15.94 (159.4 bb)
      CO: $11.25 (112.5 bb)
      BB: $10.09 (100.9 bb)
      Hero (MP3): $4.10 (41 bb)
      UTG+2: $11.14 (111.4 bb)
      BTN: $10.09 (100.9 bb)
      SB: $7.01 (70.1 bb)
      MP2: $13.92 (139.2 bb) - VPIP: 44, PFR: 9, 3B: 0, AF: 2,0, Donkbet: 22 (9), WTSD: 28 (25), Hands: 66


      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with A K
      2 folds, MP2 calls $0.10, Hero raises to $0.40, 2 folds, SB calls $0.35, BB folds, MP2 calls $0.30

      Flop: ($1.30) 5 T J (3 players)
      SB checks, MP2 bets $0.30, Hero calls $0.30, SB calls $0.30

      Turn: ($2.20) 6 (3 players)
      SB checks, MP2 bets $0.50, Hero calls $0.50, SB calls $0.50

      River: ($3.70) A (3 players)
      SB checks, MP2 checks, Hero bets $1.40, SB raises to $5.81 and is all-in, 2 folds

      $6.50 pot ($0.32 rake)
      Final Board: 5 T J 6 A
      Hero mucked A K and lost (-$2.60 net)
      SB mucked and won $6.18 ($3.58 net)
      MP2 mucked and lost (-$1.20 net)

      Hey. I'm not sure what is the best play here. I decided to call it down hoping I hit one of my outs. Maybe raising it up would be better, since MP's play doesn't show any strength?

      As played I decided to bet small on river, because I don't see much hands that could pay me off. Then I fold river on instant c/R. Thx
  • 1 reply
    • Gerv
      Joined: 07.05.2008 Posts: 17,678
      Since we can be way behind against KJ/AJ/KT/AT or 2pair+, I am just folding the Flop. We are only having 4 clean outs (if not blocked) to the nuts, any other card can give us trouble

      Furthermore we are not closing the action which is also a big factor to consider.

      Basically you get sucked into the pot with volatile equity in which you can better invest in something else.

      As played the River is for me more of a checkback than a valuebet, do you expect any of them having a worse pair & at the same time calling your bet?