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[NL2-NL10] [NL10 SH ZOOM] AKo SB (C/R CC'ed)

    • Optroot
      Joined: 11.05.2008 Posts: 250
      No Limit Hold'em $0.05/$0.10
      6 players
      Formatted by - Mac OS X hand history analysis and tracking

      UTG - UTG ($6.47)
      MP - MP ($10.00)
      CO - CO ($10.39)
      BTN - BTN ($31.09)
      SB - Hero ($14.29)
      BB - BB ($13.49)

      Preflop: ($0.15, 6 players) Hero is SB with A:club: K:spade:
      UTG raises to $0.30, 3 folds, Hero calls $0.25, BB calls $0.20

      Flop: 6:club: A:diamond: 9:heart: ($0.90, 3 players)
      Hero checks, BB checks, UTG bets $0.47, Hero raises to $1.80, BB calls $1.80, 1 fold

      Turn: 4:heart: ($4.97, 2 players)
      Hero checks, BB bets $1.80, Hero calls $1.80

      River: 6:spade: ($8.57, 2 players)
      Hero checks, BB bets $3.90, Hero calls $3.90

      Total Pot: $16.37

      No stats. I mostly 3b AKo vs UTG, but I flat it sometimes as well. When BB cold called my c/r I got scared. He mostly has sets/two pair/maybe 78s, maybe something like AJ. Doubt he's barreling worse though...
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779

      Preflop: SB is a bad position for calling, but I think if UTG is tight then AKo is a reasonable call.

      Flop: I don't like check/raising on the Flop unless you are prepared to play for stacks. You should be firing Turn and River, and expect UTG to call down with worse AX hands.

      If not you are better off just check/calling and allowing villain to barrel bluff.

      When BB cold calls you, and you are now afraid of him, I think you should just check/fold instead of check/call. I don't think he would call AQ here and bet it on the Turn. He'll probably pot control it by checking the Turn, or just fold it on the Flop.