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[NL2-NL10] NL2 AKs

    • tommygecko
      Joined: 11.08.2012 Posts: 1,229
      iPoker - $0.02 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      CO: $0.79
      Hero (BTN): $4.28
      SB: $1.43
      BB: $2.12
      UTG: $2.00
      MP: $2.19

      SB posts SB $0.01, BB posts BB $0.02

      Pre Flop: (pot: $0.03) Hero has K:spade: A:spade:

      UTG raises to $0.06, fold, fold, Hero raises to $0.18, fold, fold, UTG calls $0.12

      Flop: ($0.39, 2 players) A:diamond: J:diamond: T:club:
      UTG checks, Hero bets $0.19, UTG raises to $0.72, Hero raises to $4.10, UTG calls $1.10

      Turn: ($4.03, 2 players) 9:heart:

      River: ($4.03, 2 players) 6:diamond:

      Hero shows K:spade: A:spade: (One Pair, Aces) (Pre 75%, Flop 27%, Turn 16%)
      UTG shows A:club: J:heart: (Two Pair, Aces and Jacks) (Pre 25%, Flop 73%, Turn 84%)
      Hero wins $0.00
      UTG wins $3.77

      Should I ever check behind here? I just realised he almost always doesn't have a flush draw (maybe backdoor at the most) here and a Q will only help me. After betting the flop perhaps it's my mistake to shove perhaps should have folded because AJ, AT, JJ and TT are likely to be in his 3bet calling range. I have a gutshot though so is a shove standard here?
  • 1 reply
    • kymupa
      Joined: 22.10.2009 Posts: 22,364

      Preflop 3betting is good.

      I prefer bet/folding the flop here.
      I don't think that a worse hand would raise here and if we stack off we are in a bad shape most of the time.