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[NL2-NL10] AA x Dry board

    • boozaf
      Joined: 02.12.2009 Posts: 140
      PokerStars - $0.05 NL - Holdem - 8 players

      UTG: $5.10
      UTG+1: $9.14
      Hero (MP): $6.99
      MP+1: $12.29 VP 50 / PR 23 / CBR 50 (50 hands sample)
      CO: $4.65
      BTN: $12.50
      SB: $7.70
      BB: $4.00

      SB posts SB $0.02, BB posts BB $0.05

      Pre Flop: (pot: $0.07) Hero has A:club: A:spade:

      fold, fold, Hero raises to $0.20, MP+1 calls $0.20, fold, fold, fold, fold

      Flop: ($0.47, 2 players) 5:club: J:diamond: 9:heart:
      Hero bets $0.45, MP+1 raises to $0.90, Hero raises to $6.79 and is all-in, MP+1 calls $5.89

      Turn: ($14.05, 2 players) K:diamond:

      River: ($14.05, 2 players) T:diamond:

      I have shoved in similar situations in the past and had success so far as I can remember.

      Villain was calling with 50% of his hands and raising the cbet 50% of the time. Was that standard or should I go for a 4bet? I often get called in spots like this.
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      In spots like this, if I plan to go with the hand (and I would at 5nl), I would like to 3-bet smaller on the flop.

      With your shove you take away the chance for him to bluff.

      If we make it like $2.20-$2.40 he can still bluff over you.