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[NL2-NL10] BB with AKs

    • ThatGuyMatt
      ThatGuyMatt
      Bronze
      Joined: 03.12.2010 Posts: 3,765
      I'm trying to work on my CBet's but this spot confuses me.

      We CBet - Bluff so we need to make better hands fold - This isn't happening on this board.
      We CBet - Semi-bluff if we have some equity - do we? Do we count the A's and K's ?

      Or should I CBet here to Protect my hand against KQ/KJ/QJ hands etc?

      As played I was confident that TT+ would bet this board for protection and AA/KK would probably 4Bet Pre so am I right putting him on AK/AQ/KQs? I did this so called the turn as I can't really see that I'm behind much? The Q killed it for me though.

      Comments very much welcome on this one :f_biggrin:

      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: $4.93 (98.6 bb) 17/12 over 40 hands
      SB: $5.12 (102.4 bb)
      Hero (BB): $7.49 (149.8 bb)
      UTG: $2.46 (49.2 bb)
      MP: $6.86 (137.2 bb)
      CO: $3.31 (66.2 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with A K
      UTG calls $0.05, 2 folds, BTN raises to $0.25, SB calls $0.23, Hero raises to $1, UTG folds, BTN calls $0.75, SB folds

      Flop: ($2.30) 4 4 T (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN checks

      Turn: ($2.30) 6 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN bets $1.10, Hero calls $1.10

      River: ($4.50) Q (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN bets $2.83 and is all-in, Hero folds

      Results:
      $4.50 pot ($0.19 rake)
      Final Board: 4 4 T 6 Q
      BTN mucked and won $4.31 ($2.21 net)
      Hero mucked A K and lost (-$2.10 net)
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      mbml
      Black
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779
      Hi.

      He is tight, I expect his range to mostly be pocket pairs and AQ.

      I agree with giving up on this flop a lot, but we have 2 overs and backdoor flush draw and straight draw. We can barrel a lot of cards on the Turn like a Q/J/A/K/Club. So I think betting Flop with the intention of 3barreling on Turn cards which improve our hand is probably a good plan.

      The c/c line may be good vs someone with a wide range and a ton of worse unpaired hands, but I don't think it makes too much sense here.

      Thanks.