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[NL20-NL50] AJs river donk

    • b0gd4n3l
      Joined: 02.07.2011 Posts: 211
      $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Holdem
      6 Players
      Hand Conversion Powered by

      UTG ($14.43) 58bb
      UTG+1 ($35.65) 143bb
      CO ($14.34) 57bb
      b0gd4n3l (BTN) ($25) 100bb
      SB ($12.92) 52bb
      BB ($30.16) 121bb

      Pre-Flop: ($0.35, 6 players) b0gd4n3l is BTN J:heart: A:heart:
      1 fold, UTG+1 raises to $0.70, 1 fold, b0gd4n3l calls $0.70, 2 folds

      Flop: 2:heart: 8:diamond: A:club: ($1.75, 2 players)
      UTG+1 bets $1, b0gd4n3l calls $1

      Turn: 4:diamond: ($3.75, 2 players)
      UTG+1 checks, b0gd4n3l bets $1.79, UTG+1 calls $1.79

      River: 10:spade: ($7.33, 2 players)
      UTG+1 bets $4.75, b0gd4n3l calls $4.75

      Final Pot: $16.83
      b0gd4n3l shows J:heart: A:heart:
      UTG+1 shows a pair of Aces K:heart: A:spade:
      UTG+1 wins $16.07 (net +$7.83)
      b0gd4n3l lost $8.24

      Villain 19/13/0/- 71hands

      PF i don't 3b because I don't want to transform my hand into bluff.Flop I think it's a call, now on the turn should I check behind? And on the river what is his donking range? Does it contains bluffs?
  • 3 replies
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779

      I think we definitely do not have 3 streets of value on the Turn with AJ vs such a tight player opening from MP. We should check back the Turn and call River or bet if checked to.

    • ilidek
      Joined: 06.07.2010 Posts: 3,093
      as played river fold is fine? we don't beat anything from utg range what play like that. I mean bet x/c donk looks like value line and I don't see worse hand playing like that
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779
      yeah i wouldn't mind making an exploitable fold. to be honest it looks mostly like AT to me. And we can just fold AJ which is pretty much the weakest Ace in our range that we are betting on the Turn.

      With AQ it gets closer, maybe making a fold here with AQ is also fine but if I had AK in my range here I'm never folding it. It just feels too strong to do so.