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[NL20-NL50] NL50 AJs 3bet pot, raise cbet

    • double2
      Joined: 04.11.2008 Posts: 14,642
      Poker Stars, $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 5 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      CO: $52 (104 bb)
      Hero (BTN): $58.89 (117.8 bb)
      SB: $20 (40 bb)
      BB: $69.95 (139.9 bb)
      MP: $50 (100 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BTN with A J
      2 folds, Hero raises to $1, SB folds, BB raises to $3, Hero calls $2

      Flop: ($6.25) 5 T 7 (2 players)
      BB bets $4, Hero raises to $10, BB raises to $66.95 and is all-in, Hero folds

      Villain 20k hands
      3bet vs open BU 16%
      fold to 4bet 61%
      5bet range 3.1%
      cbet flop in 3bet pot 82%
      fold cbet to raise in 3bet pot 50% (30)
      cbet turn in 3bet por 28%

      Is this hand played okay?
  • 1 reply
    • EmanuelC16
      Joined: 02.01.2010 Posts: 13,909

      I like preflop, definitely at least defending AJs (prob not good enough to 4bet for value though) and vs that sizing with these stacks I would recommend tightening up on BU (because of his 3bet) and then just almost never folding to 3bets with those sick odds and position vs a wide range.

      Postflop, just give up there.. you have no equity, you don't block anything, you don't rep much either imo. I would play back with at least some good backdoor draw... Not a lot of equity but at least quite clean equity. AJs is amongst the worst hands you can have on this flop, isn't it? If you raise that, you raise just about everything you defend. That's usually not a good idea!