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[NL20-NL50] 50fr AKo MP

    • AtrociousNightmare
      Joined: 14.04.2010 Posts: 1,185
      Poker Stars, $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 9 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      SB: $93.93 (187.9 bb)
      BB: $14.21 (28.4 bb)
      UTG+1: $135.40 (270.8 bb)
      UTG+2: $68.23 (136.5 bb)
      MP1: $133.84 (267.7 bb)
      MP2: $48.83 (97.7 bb)
      Hero (MP3): $50 (100 bb)
      CO: $55.83 (111.7 bb)
      BTN: $30.75 (61.5 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with A K
      UTG+1 folds, UTG+2 calls $0.50, MP1 calls $0.50, MP2 folds, Hero raises to $2.50, 4 folds, UTG+2 calls $2, MP1 folds

      Flop: ($6.25) 5 T Q (2 players)
      UTG+2 bets $1.50, Hero calls $1.50

      Turn: ($9.25) 2 (2 players)
      UTG+2 bets $1.50, Hero calls $1.50

      River: ($12.25) 8 (2 players)
      UTG+2 bets $6, Hero folds

      $12.25 pot ($0.67 rake)
      Final Board: 5 T Q 2 8
      UTG+2 showed 3 3 and won $11.58 ($6.08 net)
      Hero mucked A K and lost (-$5.50 net)

      VPIP: 63, PFR: 15, 3B: 11, AF: 2,6, Hands: 80

      So he's someone who likes to bluff a lot (I eventually eliminated him 2 hands later), therefore I decided to actually go for passive road due to my equity (if I didn't have any I'd have raise/folded), 'cos he likes to raise out ppl of the hands, but he does that too when he has big stuff.
      Is it a correct resolution given the assumptions?
      I just went for the odds basically.
      If board didn't hit his range that much I'd have got more aggressive.
  • 1 reply
    • EmanuelC16
      Joined: 02.01.2010 Posts: 13,909

      If he bets like that and calls often I sort of prefer raising but your reasoning is correct that you have good equity and are possibly ahead. What I'm thinking is that you raise here and he's likely to call then check to you on the turn, thus you can see river with a sort of hand you want to see all the cards and still bluff him of some equity on the flop.