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[NL2-NL10] AJo vs. calling station

    • sketchzr
      sketchzr
      Bronze
      Joined: 12.08.2009 Posts: 222
      Villain is pretty manic, has shoved on flops with QK overcards, bluffs 9/10 etc. insta-snap calls and raises constantly. how do you even deal with this type of player.

      Poker Stars $10.00 No Limit Hold'em - 5 players
      DeucesCracked Poker Videos Hand History Converter

      BTN: $10.67 - VPIP: 9, PFR: 7, 3B: 0, AF: 0.6, Hands: 94
      Hero (SB): $9.90
      BB: $9.82 - VPIP: 66, PFR: 3, 3B: 0, AF: 4.7, Hands: 73
      UTG: $10.54 - VPIP: 32, PFR: 18, 3B: 4, AF: 1.4, Hands: 84
      CO: $9.13 - VPIP: 29, PFR: 9, 3B: 5, AF: 1.0, Hands: 65

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is SB with A:diamond: J:club:
      3 folds, Hero raises to $0.25, BB calls $0.15

      Flop: ($0.50) 9:heart: 8:club: A:spade: (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.40, BB raises to $0.80, Hero calls $0.40

      Turn: ($2.10) 8:heart: (2 players)
      Hero checks, BB bets $0.60, Hero calls $0.60

      River: ($3.30) T:heart: (2 players)
      Hero checks, BB bets $2.50, Hero calls $2.50

      Final Pot: $8.30
      Hero mucks A:diamond: J:club:
      BB shows A:heart: J:heart:
      BB wins $7.93
      (Rake: $0.37)
  • 2 replies
    • mbml
      mbml
      Black
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779
      Hi.

      Preflop: Raise to 4BB. You are missing out on a lot of value by not raising larger. He is calling you here with 60-80% of hands given his wide VPIP (and he will probably defend even wider from BB since he is getting even better pot odds)

      Postflop: Nothing else for you to do besides inducing and calling down. as you said he is an aggro monkey and I don't think you have any other option. Reraising just shuts down his bluffs. Here you basically got super unlucky.

      Thanks.
    • kymupa
      kymupa
      Bronze
      Joined: 22.10.2009 Posts: 22,364
      Hello,

      Against this guy I would raise $0.3-$0.4 here.

      On the flop I like your bet here.
      Considering the reads you have on him I'd call down here as well.

      This time he had a hand but there's nothing you can do actually.

      Best,
      Plamen