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[NL20-NL50] 55 bottom set on ugly bord facing a lot of action

    • AchillesBG
      Joined: 06.02.2011 Posts: 4,586
      Prima, $0.10/$0.20 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      Hero (BB): $21.09 (105.5 bb)
      UTG: $20 (100 bb)
      MP: $34.76 (173.8 bb)
      CO: $86.44 (432.2 bb)
      BTN: $20 (100 bb)
      SB: $22.29 (111.5 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with 5:diamond: 5:club:
      UTG folds, MP raises to $0.60, CO calls $0.60, 2 folds, Hero calls $0.40

      Flop: ($1.90) 5:spade: 6:spade: 9:heart: (3 players)
      Hero checks, MP bets $1.10, CO raises to $3.20, Hero raises to $8, MP folds, CO raises to $85.84 and is all-in, Hero calls $12.49 and is all-in

      Anon. tables.

      UTG was playing something like 23/20 for about 90 hands. Didn`t wrote down his exact stats.

      MP is 55/34 40% agg. freq. 88 hands

      OTF? I want to play for MP stack but i don`t want UTG to shove over me?

      I don`t think i can fold. I don`t want to call on this board. I can`t really raise/fold vs UTG because he might overplay some overpairs or continue with some strong draws. => rereaise and call them both?
  • 2 replies
    • AchillesBG
      Joined: 06.02.2011 Posts: 4,586
      Now, looking at MP bet sizing, i doubt he has a very strong hand, so it`s an easy reraise/call vs the fish?
    • EmanuelC16
      Joined: 02.01.2010 Posts: 13,909

      People don't cbet too weak here but call at least once with bluffcatchers that check back. Furthermore, leading gets more money in if people get all 'raise for protection' tendency so you bet/3bet.

      As played, I think you don't get it in too well IMO, you are basically hopping CO has many 76, 75, 96, 65 and flushdraws that play the same because your bottom set can be in quite some tough shape vs a raise/shove range after you cold 3bet the flop.