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[NL20-NL50] [SH] NL50 AKs, DB in 3b pot?

    • TetraQuark
      Joined: 21.05.2008 Posts: 1,521
      $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Holdem
      6 Players
      Hand Conversion Powered by

      UTG ($52.95) 106bb
      UTG+1 ($126.16) 252bb
      CO ($50) 100bb
      BTN ($54.89) 110bb
      Hero (SB) ($58.29) 117bb
      BB ($71.05) 142bb

      Pre-Flop: ($0.75, 6 players) Hero is SB A K
      1 fold, UTG+1 raises to $1.50, 2 folds, Hero raises to $5, 1 fold, UTG+1 calls $3.50

      Flop: 4 8 4 ($10.50, 2 players)
      Hero bets $6, UTG+1 calls $6

      Turn: J ($22.50, 2 players)
      Hero ?


      Villain is 39/23 AF 1.5 - donkey.

      MP OR 37%
      F23B 30%

      F2CB 3b Flop 45%
      F2CB 3b Turn 57%

      WTSD 29%

      Is this a good card to DB vs this kind of player?
      What is our default betsizing?
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779

      Assuming this guy is kind of fishy, you can consider checking Flop since few worse hands call (at most AJ and AQ) and better hands are not folding (pocket pairs). Usually he will only stab one or two streets and you can bluff catch profitably.

      If you want to bet the Flop, you should consider 2 and 3 barreling. Look at the WTSD and fold to F/T/R cbet to construct a barreling strategy to fold out his weak pocket pairs.