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[NL2-NL10] NL10 FR 090912 - passive AKs

    • faronel
      Joined: 13.07.2011 Posts: 1,186
      PartyGaming - $0.10 NL - Holdem - 8 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      SB: $10.20
      BB: $2.55
      UTG: $10.13
      UTG+1: $10.42
      MP: $13.18
      Hero (MP+1): $10.71
      CO: $3.85
      BTN: $10.46

      SB posts SB $0.05, BB posts BB $0.10

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero has K:spade: A:spade:

      UTG raises to $0.30, fold, MP calls $0.30, Hero calls $0.30, fold, fold, fold, fold

      Flop: ($1.05, 3 players) 5:heart: 6:diamond: 5:spade:
      UTG checks, MP checks, Hero checks

      Turn: ($1.05, 3 players) K:diamond:
      UTG checks, MP checks, Hero bets $0.75, fold, fold

      Hero wins $1.00

      1) Pre?
      2) Turn protection as played?
  • 5 replies
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello faronel,

      You could even take a stab on the flop whilst nobody has shown interest into the pot but though otherwise pretty standard. :)

      Best Regards.
    • cekpirus88
      Joined: 16.06.2011 Posts: 441
      I would even 3 bet 1.70-2$ before the flop you are ALSO in position. of course and check on the flop (any over pair could easily check raise on the flop with overpairs 77-QQ) and bet like 2-3 $ on the river. let s see the judge thought if he reads my reply :-)
    • CPallo
      Joined: 12.04.2012 Posts: 4,350
      Squeezing there could be profitable option, getting some value to the pot and maybe even steal the pot pre-flop.

      But as played, WP.
    • Tomaloc
      Joined: 17.01.2011 Posts: 7,015
      3bet/folding and calling with AKs should both be profitable options.
      utg probably won't be calling a lot of worse hands (if any), but it's always fun to take it down without a flop. :f_biggrin:

      with AKs i like a call better because we dominate pretty much everything when we hit a flop. we can get the blinds to call with dominated FDs and broadways, and also keep utg's dominated hands in play.

      with AKo a 3bet is usually preferable because we can't flop as well in a multiway pot so we 3bet to take it down or get initiative. (hopefully HU and against dominated broadways)
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Any questions? :D At least seems that the hand was open.