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[NL2-NL10] Nl5 ZOOM AA

    • TeddyBjornen
      Joined: 28.05.2012 Posts: 223
      PokerStars - $0.05 NL FAST - Holdem - 9 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      BTN: $9.06
      SB: $19.61
      BB: $17.16
      UTG: $3.04
      UTG+1: $10.03
      UTG+2: $2.70
      MP: $5.00
      MP+1: $5.64
      Hero (CO): $5.00

      My opponent is bigstack so i assume that he was not a huge fish. I was a bit scared when i saw flop i thought that he often could have JJ TT 99. but i decided to push. What do you think?

      SB posts SB $0.02, BB posts BB $0.05

      Pre Flop: (pot: $0.07) Hero has A:club: A:diamond:

      fold, fold, fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to $0.20, fold, SB calls $0.18, BB calls $0.15

      Flop: ($0.60, 3 players) 9:club: T:spade: 9:diamond:
      SB checks, BB bets $0.20, Hero raises to $1.05, fold, BB calls $0.85

      Turn: ($2.70, 2 players) J:diamond:
      BB checks, Hero bets $1.95, BB raises to $8.45, Hero calls $1.80 and is all-in

      River: ($10.20, 2 players) 5:spade:

      BB shows K:club: K:spade: (Two Pair, Kings and Nines) (Pre 18%, Flop 10%, Turn 14%)
      Hero shows A:club: A:diamond: (Two Pair, Aces and Nines) (Pre 82%, Flop 90%, Turn 86%)
      Hero wins $9.78
  • 1 reply
    • w34z3l
      Joined: 03.08.2009 Posts: 13,331
      Hey BjornArild,

      I don't mind your flop raise since BB bets quite small. I think possibly it's a little big, you don't want to blow your opponent out of the hand with JQ, KJ, Tx etc. If you play too aggressively on paired boards like this your opponent will fold out all worse hands and you will isolate yourself vs 9x.

      As played you can't really fold the turn just because you've bet so huge on flop + turn. You will only need the best hand 18% of the time to call. In fact it's possible your opponent re-raised because he recognized you were pot committed.

      You should expect to be behind a lot when your opponent check-raises the turn, KK is close to the bottom of his range.