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[NL2-NL10] AQ on 22Q board

    • Crixus26
      Joined: 31.03.2012 Posts: 33
      Pacific, $0.01/$0.02 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 8 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      MP2: $0.55 (27.5 bb)
      Hero (MP3): $2.04 (102 bb)
      CO: $3.91 (195.5 bb)
      BTN: $1.88 (94 bb)
      SB: $1.20 (60 bb)
      BB: $0.37 (18.5 bb)
      UTG+2: $3.06 (153 bb)
      MP1: $2.26 (113 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with A Q
      UTG+2 calls $0.02, MP1 folds, MP2 calls $0.02, Hero raises to $0.10, 4 folds, UTG+2 calls $0.08, MP2 folds

      Flop: ($0.25) 2 2 Q (2 players)
      UTG+2 checks, Hero bets $0.16, UTG+2 calls $0.16

      Turn: ($0.57) 5 (2 players)
      UTG+2 checks, Hero bets $0.57, UTG+2 raises to $2.80, Hero folds

      $1.71 pot ($0.10 rake)
      Final Board: 2 2 Q 5
      Hero mucked A Q and lost (-$0.83 net)
      UTG+2 mucked and won $1.61 ($0.78 net)


      Villain is a solid player here. First he limped from early position, then called my raise preflop. I was guessing he had a pocket pair. Did I play this hand good?
  • 2 replies
    • legand73
      Joined: 01.06.2010 Posts: 4,136
      I would have found it hard folding this here. I can see villain doing this on maybe JJ or TT or maybe 99 on these limits. I doubt he had KK or AA because i see him 3betting these preflop. And not many 2s in his range so i think you are ahead i would call
    • DeMarcohsp
      Joined: 15.06.2010 Posts: 1,975
      hi Crixus26,

      I highly doubt that any player would play limp/call from UTG so I'd treat him like a fish and call his x/shove on the turn as he is likely to have fd type hand.

      He is likely to x/raise 2x on the flop imo.

      Also I like your bet sizing on the flop on higher limits but here I think you can make it 20 cents and still be called by the same range, only difference is that you gain more value.

      Best regards.