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[NL20-NL50] [SH] NL 50 KK pf

    • DeMarcohsp
      Joined: 15.06.2010 Posts: 1,975
      Poker Stars, $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      CO: $50 (100 bb)
      Hero (BTN): $65.22 (130.4 bb)
      SB: $68.52 (137 bb)
      BB: $20.75 (41.5 bb)
      UTG: $70.16 (140.3 bb)
      MP: $43.75 (87.5 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BTN with K K
      UTG raises to $1.50, 2 folds, Hero raises to $4.75, SB raises to $10.50, BB folds, UTG raises to $70.16 and is all-in, Hero calls $60.47 and is all-in, SB folds

      Flop: ($141.44) J A 6 (2 players, 2 are all-in)
      Turn: ($141.44) 2 (2 players, 2 are all-in)
      River: ($141.44) K (2 players, 2 are all-in)

      $141.44 pot ($2.50 rake)
      Final Board: J A 6 2 K
      Hero showed K K and lost (-$65.22 net)
      UTG showed A A and won $138.94 ($73.72 net)

      1)Under which conditions would you make the fold pf?

      2) Is it possible to fold when hero has aggro image and villain as not super nitty?
  • 2 replies
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779

      I think you can fold KK here

      1) You are 130BB deep
      2) I think the chances of either SB or UTG having AA is super high. Of course if SB is really aggro here and so are you, it's possible for UTG to shove AK/QQ here, and thus I would not fold.

      However, if you have average image, I think UTG should definitely be folding AK/QQ here, which means that you are screwed.

      Would need more reads on the best decision though.

      In order to stack off here

      a. SB must be capable of cold 4b bluffing
      b. you must be capable of 3betting very light even vs UTG open raises.

      If not I think it's a fold.

      Of course if UTG is just not very smart and will just shove AK/QQ here all day, then i don't think you can fold KK.
    • DeMarcohsp
      Joined: 15.06.2010 Posts: 1,975
      Thanks, clearly put!