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[NL2-NL10] A5s 50BB shove on flop

    • cozacu
      Joined: 14.02.2010 Posts: 1,379
      $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Holdem
      6 Players
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      cozacu (UTG) ($10) 100bb
      UTG+1 ($4.63) 46bb
      CO ($5) 50bb
      BTN ($6.68) 67bb
      SB ($14.97) 150bb
      BB ($11.51) 115bb

      Pre-Flop: ($0.15, 6 players) cozacu is UTG A:heart: 5:heart:
      cozacu raises to $0.40, 1 fold, CO calls $0.30, BTN calls $0.40, 2 folds

      Flop: K:heart: 8:diamond: 8:heart: ($1.25, 3 players)
      cozacu checks, CO bets $0.70, BTN raises to $1.40, cozacu goes all-in $9.60, CO goes all-in $3.90, BTN folds

      Turn: 2:spade: ($11.85, 2 players, 2 all-in)

      River: 3:club: ($11.85, 2 players, 2 all-in)

      Final Pot: $11.85

      villains unknown
      Bu fish`y

      Notice that neither of them had a full stack, i went for the shove here having 12outs vs Kx, and this way putting presure on 99-JJ, and maybe get some weak Kx to fold.

      Do you agree with the push in this spot?
  • 1 reply
    • kymupa
      Joined: 22.10.2009 Posts: 22,364

      So when you are raising this hand you must have some plan for postflop or at least you should have targeted someone to play against.
      I'm only raising here preflop if there's a big fish on the blinds or the whole table is really tight.

      What's the reason for checking the flop here?
      I'd cbet myself.
      When we face a bet and a raise I think folding here is the best. Shoving is kind of overplaying since we are never ahead, also if we just call we don't close the action and could be drawing dead already.