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[NL2-NL10] NL4 SH, ATs vs passive fish OR @BU

    • dienaszaglis
      Joined: 12.06.2008 Posts: 999
      $0.02/$0.04 No Limit Holdem
      5 Players
      Hand Conversion Powered by

      UTG ($5.55) 139bb
      CO ($4.19) 105bb
      BTN ($8.19) 205bb
      HERO (SB) ($4.36) 109bb
      BB ($4.44) 111bb

      Pre-Flop: ($0.06, 5 players) HERO is SB A:diamond: 10:diamond:
      2 folds, BTN raises to $0.16, HERO?

      BU=34/16, ST from BU=23, F3B: 0(1 instance), CB:100(5), AF: 1, 124h

      3bet for value? Even if he`s calling my 3bet this wide:

      I`m only 3% favorite against his calling range.

      If I`m opting to 3b, my plan is to c-bet dry boards 1/2 pot.

      What about just calling pre? His stats suggest, that he`s passive and if he opens pre and c-bets, he`s probably got a hand.
  • 2 replies
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779
      Definitely 3bet in SB to isolate the fish.

      I don't think the equity is that important. You have initiative and you probably will have a skill edge = you are making more money with a 3bet if he is weak postflop
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello dienaszaglis,

      23% steal on the BTN isn't really wide or anything, so the 3bet becomes really close + also needs decent postflop understanding where to CB, where not to CB etc.

      He is also opening 4bb which is rather a strength sign, I'd be rather just Calling and playing the hand postflop and reevaluating the actions there. Than kick out his weaker Ax hands or even Tx hands and rather have really close equity vs the calling range and might even have trouble postflop.

      Best Regards.