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[NL2-NL10] NL5 - SB with AKo

    • ThatGuyMatt
      ThatGuyMatt
      Bronze
      Joined: 03.12.2010 Posts: 3,765
      Ok, this siutation happens to me often in SB and BB, I have AK/AQ. I've read that you should Call and then hope to get value from worse Ax hands, but when calling I find myself having to give up alot of flops on CBets unless I float and attempt to take it down later on. Whereas if I 3Bet alot of hands fold that I could be getting value from if just calling?

      Poker Stars, $0.02/$0.05 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BTN: $18.76 (375.2 bb)
      Hero (SB): $5.12 (102.4 bb)
      BB: $4.52 (90.4 bb)
      UTG: $11.13 (222.6 bb)
      MP: $31.11 (622.2 bb)
      CO: $4.39 (87.8 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is SB with A K
      3 folds, BTN raises to $0.15, Hero calls $0.13, BB folds

      Flop: ($0.35) K 3 3 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN bets $0.25, Hero calls $0.25

      Turn: ($0.85) 7 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN checks

      River: ($0.85) Q (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.65, BTN folds

      Results:
      $0.85 pot ($0.04 rake)
      Final Board: K 3 3 7 Q
      BTN mucked and lost (-$0.40 net)
      Hero mucked A K and won $0.81 ($0.41 net)
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      mbml
      Black
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779
      Hi

      This is a clear 3b preflop. So much value to be had, and calling sucks from sb jnless u think bb squeeEs a lot. We should just be 3betting a ton here in these starting positions so u shuld 3b ak for value and expect to get paid off a lot.