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[NL20-NL50] ZoomNL25FR Squeeze pot A9s

    • nusohaso3
      Joined: 01.08.2010 Posts: 209
      Hand converted with online hand converter:

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      $0.1/$0.25 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      SB (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is SB with 9, A.
      3 folds, MP2 raises to $0.50, MP3 calls $0.50, CO calls $0.50, BU folds, Hero raises to $2.75, BB folds, MP2 calls $2.25, MP3 folds, CO calls $2.25.

      Flop: ($9) A, 4, J (3 players)
      Hero checks, MP2 checks, CO checks.

      Turn: ($9) 8 (3 players)
      Hero bets $4.73, MP2 calls $4.73, CO calls $4.73.

      River: ($23.19) 4 (3 players)
      Hero checks, MP2 bets $11.10, CO calls $11.10, Hero calls $11.10.

      Final Pot: $56.49.
      Results follow:

      MP2 shows three of a kind, fours(4 7).
      Hero shows two pairs, aces and fours(9 A).
      CO shows two pairs, aces and fours(A Q).

      MP2 wins with three of a kind, fours(4 7).

      i knew original raiser and caller had wide range so i did squeeze
      my kicker was week so i played wa/wb
  • 4 replies
    • bradomurder
      Joined: 17.10.2008 Posts: 1,331
      I think up to the turn is fine, on the river I would check and probably call MP2, just because of good odds and he hasn't got a full stack so I assume he's kind of bad. Although even that is very marginal. You don't see bad players bluff that size with a missed draw often at all so I think you're hoping to catch a worse Ax hand

      Once CO calls you have to fold imo. You're never good
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello nusohaso3,

      Seems to be fine to play this way till the turn but afterwards on the river I'd either block-bet myself smallish to avoid huge bets. With a lot of Ax hands we split anyways so it's a thin value-bet or I am Check/Folding cause I doubt we going to see tons of worse hands here whilst AQ/AK is also possible in their ranges.

      Best Regards.
    • Farmarchist
      Joined: 27.12.2010 Posts: 14,640
      Why is squeeze better than call?
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Originally posted by Farmarchist
      Why is squeeze better than call?
      Both options are possible, though OOP might be better to keep the pot smaller if we also have deeper stacks in the play.