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[NL2-NL10] nl2 AK

    • DrRaab
      Joined: 05.12.2011 Posts: 694
      PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em, $0.02 BB (7 handed) - PokerStars Converter Tool from

      Hero (MP1) ($2.03)
      MP2 ($0.77)
      CO ($2.25)
      Button ($1.97)
      SB ($1.84)
      BB ($0.65)
      UTG ($1.54)

      Preflop: Hero is MP1 with A, K
      1 fold, Hero bets $0.08, 2 folds, Button calls $0.08, 2 folds

      Flop: ($0.19) K, A, 3 (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.14, Button calls $0.14

      Turn: ($0.47) 8 (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.33, Button calls $0.33

      River: ($1.13) 7 (2 players)
      Hero checks, Button checks

      Total pot: $1.13 | Rake: $0.04

      Guy was unknown, was going to check call the river. Couldn't decide to bet the river or not though
  • 2 replies
    • jiffybag
      Joined: 21.12.2010 Posts: 27
      I would have bet small, get some val from worse A or K. I would also check if I think an player would bet his missed draw.
    • Tomaloc
      Joined: 17.01.2011 Posts: 7,015
      both lines are possible, bet or c/c (or even c/r) vs busted draws and worse twopair which bet.

      i think that in this specific hand valuebetting is clearly better though, and i would be tending to bet big (like 2/3+).
      he is not fully stacked and we have pretty much the nuts, so we want good value from anything that he wants to get to the showdown with. he has enough of worse aces/worse twopair which can call us.

      you could also bet a bit bigger on previous streets, then would even be able to ship the river.