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[NL20-NL50] AA vs Loose Pasive Player

    • DaJoker1988
      Joined: 10.11.2008 Posts: 2,448
      Prima, $0.10/$0.20 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BB: $21.80 (109 bb)
      UTG: $24.01 (120.1 bb)
      MP: $25.87 (129.4 bb)
      Hero (CO): $20.13 (100.6 bb)
      BTN: $20.70 (103.5 bb)
      SB: $42.55 (212.7 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is CO with A A
      UTG raises to $0.60, MP folds, Hero raises to $1.80, 3 folds, UTG calls $1.20

      Flop: ($3.90) 2 Q 9 (2 players)
      UTG checks, Hero bets $2.20, UTG calls $2.20

      Turn: ($8.30) T (2 players)
      UTG checks, Hero checks

      River: ($8.30) 5 (2 players)
      UTG bets $6.80, Hero calls $6.80

      $21.90 pot ($1.09 rake)
      Final Board: 2 Q 9 T 5
      UTG showed Q Q and won $20.81 ($10.01 net)
      Hero mucked A A and lost (-$10.80 net)

      Villian : 21/17/8.6 3BET/FOLD TO 3BET 67%/277 Hands . I checkt the turn for pot control and that card is a scarry card for me . DO you think river is a clear fold ? I mean KJs is def. in his range .
  • 1 reply
    • EmanuelC16
      Joined: 02.01.2010 Posts: 13,909

      Turn is a super duper obviously clear bet. That card gives him too much equity for a redraw with made hands plus you can never improve and they don't turn mediocre hands into bluffs. You get called by worse and keep the initiative, having way better river playability as well.

      Given your turn check, your play should be to call the river on that blank, since his sizing is not that unusual.

      LE: You also specified he is passive, makes it a clear cut turn bet because he doesn't bluff or vbet thinly, he calls too loose.