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[NL2-NL10] ajs

    • Dracsharp
      Joined: 22.01.2010 Posts: 2,478
      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.05(BB) Replayer
      SB ($5.63)
      Hero ($5)
      UTG ($6.77)
      UTG+1 ($5.22)
      CO ($3.74)
      BTN ($5.41)

      Dealt to Hero A:club: J:club:

      UTG raises to $0.15, fold, fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to $0.45, UTG calls $0.30

      FLOP ($0.92) 7:heart: Q:heart: K:diamond:

      Hero checks, UTG checks

      TURN ($0.92) 7:heart: Q:heart: K:diamond: 9:club:

      Hero checks, UTG checks

      RIVER ($0.92) 7:heart: Q:heart: K:diamond: 9:club: T:diamond:

      Hero bets $0.64, UTG calls $0.64

      UTG shows T:heart: T:spade:
      (Pre 53%, Flop 71.9%, Turn 88.6%)

      Hero shows A:club: J:club:
      (Pre 47%, Flop 28.1%, Turn 11.4%)

      Hero wins $2.06

      On these hands i always think about how to get his jacks in against a possible Aj.

      Best way could be to induce a raise from him, or just check it but we don't want his mediocre holding checking back in the first place paying nothing, mindonk could be obvious.
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi Dracsharp,

      Preflop: Is this a bluff 3-bet or value 3-bet?

      Flop: As played we should cbet these boards. He seems to like to call preflop and while he doesn't seem to fold to cbets we can represent a lot on these boards so we can get him to fold a lot of pairs.

      As played I'd either bet small like you did to squeeze some value from a random AQ (although I think he bets that on the turn) or TT. If he has a J we can expect him to raise and the money goes in.

      Alternatively, since there aren't many hands that can call a small bet anyway we can overbet shove there and JJ would never fold.