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[NL2-NL10] two hands against unknown but probably fishy...

    • yaxkukmian
      Joined: 24.12.2007 Posts: 2,020
      no hud, speed.
      villain unknown, MP reg.

      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.10(BB) Replayer
      SB ($17.99)
      BB ($10.72)
      UTG ($6.93)
      UTG+1 ($9.95)
      CO ($10)
      Hero ($11.27)

      Dealt to Hero J:heart: J:diamond:

      UTG calls $0.10, UTG+1 raises to $0.50, fold, Hero calls $0.50, fold, fold, UTG raises to $6.93 (AI), fold, Hero calls $6.43

      FLOP ($14.51) T:diamond: 2:heart: A:heart:

      TURN ($14.51) T:diamond: 2:heart: A:heart: A:club:

      RIVER ($14.51) T:diamond: 2:heart: A:heart: A:club: 8:club:

      UTG shows 5:spade: A:diamond:
      (Pre 31%, Flop 85.2%, Turn 95.5%)

      Hero shows J:heart: J:diamond:
      (Pre 69%, Flop 14.8%, Turn 4.5%)

      UTG wins $13.55

      Despite limp/shove usually means super strong range I think this 50-70bb players can do it sometimes with even worse hands. What do you think?

      I know you don't like two hands in the same thread but next hand happened just few hands later against the same opponent...
      HM doesn't show it right but he's obviously covering me.

      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.10(BB) Replayer
      SB ($13.37)
      BB ($3.44)
      Hero ($12.03)
      UTG+1 ($0)
      CO ($3.06)
      BTN ($10)

      Dealt to Hero K:heart: K:diamond:

      Hero raises to $0.30, UTG+1 raises to $0.50 (AI), fold, fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to $1.50, UTG+1 raises to $2.50 (AI), Hero calls $1

      FLOP ($5.15) A:club: 7:club: 6:diamond:

      Hero checks, UTG+1 bets $11.30 (AI), Hero folds

      UTG+1 wins $4.81

      Do I always go broke against this kind of player or just play it postflop? Again if A didn't come I would go broke. During this session I lost 2 times KK<AA and one QQ<KK which is nothing special but that's probably the reason for more conservative play by me.
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi Yax,

      Preflop: I actually agree with your call.

      Limp/reraise, usually limp/min re-raise, looks strong. A limp shove looks a lot less strong in my opinion so I would call here as well.

      Well played.

      As far as the second hand goes that min raise looks stronger but he can still have AK/AQ/QQ/JJ/Etc and I would just go broke there preflop. There's no reason to call there without any information and I think you were affected by tilt and results from the previous KK vs AA hands.