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[NL20-NL50] TJs SH blind difence

    • daisuke3823
      Joined: 05.02.2008 Posts: 8,321
      Party, $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 4 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BB: $86.48 (173 bb)
      SB: $50 (100 bb)
      BTN: $82.48 (165 bb)
      Hero (CO): $50 (100 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is CO with T J
      Hero raises to $1.50, 2 folds, BB raises to $5.25, Hero calls $3.75

      Flop: ($10.75) 5 8 9 (2 players)
      BB bets $5.11, Hero raises to $13, BB raises to $81.23 and is all-in, Hero calls $31.75 and is all-in

      Turn: ($100.25) T (2 players, 2 are all-in)
      River: ($100.25) Q (2 players, 2 are all-in)

      $100.25 pot ($2.00 rake)
      Final Board: 5 8 9 T Q
      BB showed 6 4 and lost (-$50.00 net)
      Hero showed T J and won $98.25 ($48.25 net)

      31/25/171 3bet 15 resteal 31

      can I defend the blind with suited connector against this aggressive guy?
      or shouldn't I steal with the draw type of hands in the first place ?
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi Daisuke,

      Is this the same guy as in the KQ hand (where we 4-bet bluff)?

      If so we know that he 3-bet KJ which means he will most likely 3-bet all hands that dominate ours so calling may not be as good. We've also seen that he doesn't like folding (from that hand) so we lose some of the value of our hand because we can't bluff as often.

      And as we see here he is willing to call SUPER light which means he not fold (m)any better hand either.