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[NL2-NL10] NL10 AJs BB

    • malcolmlinco
      Joined: 25.08.2010 Posts: 239
      PartyGaming - $0.10 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 4 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      CO: $17.24
      BTN: $10.00
      SB: $13.51 50/32/7; donk F 0/4; cbet T 100%; AF 3; WTSD 25; 41 hands
      Hero (BB): $10.00

      SB posts SB $0.05, Hero posts BB $0.10

      Pre Flop: (pot: $0.15) Hero has J:diamond: A:diamond:

      fold, fold, SB raises to $0.30, Hero raises to $1.00, SB calls $0.70

      Flop: ($2.00, 2 players) A:club: 4:diamond: 7:diamond:
      SB bets $1.42, Hero raises to $3.08, SB raises to $5.57, Hero raises to $9.00 and is all-in, SB calls $3.43

      In which cases is this shove justified? If i put villain on AQ/AK then how sould i play it? Fold to his bet/reraise?
  • 1 reply
    • w34z3l
      Joined: 03.08.2009 Posts: 13,332
      Hey malcolmlinco,

      Preflop is fine.

      Usually villain indicates strength when he donks flop into preflop 3bettor. The reason you raise monster draws is because you hope you have some fold equity. You probably don't have any in this spot, the best option is to flat.

      As played even if villain has AK/AQ you have 47% equity. You can't fold because there is already a bunch of money in the pot. I would just shove the money in. At least there is a chance villain has a worse flush-draw this way.