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[NL20-NL50] NL25sh AK tptk vs aggro donk

    • member001
      Joined: 18.03.2010 Posts: 288
      Full Tilt, $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Hold'em Cash, Rush, 6 Players

      UTG: $26.71 (106.8 bb)
      Hero (MP): $45.03 (180.1 bb)
      CO: $25 (100 bb)
      BTN: $29.50 (118 bb)
      SB: $10 (40 bb)
      BB: $10.71 (42.8 bb) 59/24 (17h)

      Preflop: Hero is MP with K A
      UTG folds, Hero raises to $0.75, 3 folds, BB calls $0.50

      Flop: ($1.60) K Q 7 (2 players)
      BB bets $1.60, Hero calls $1.60

      Turn: ($4.80) 4 (2 players)
      BB bets $8.36, Hero calls $8.36

      River: ($21.52) 9 (2 players)

      $21.52 pot ($1.07 rake)
      Final Board: K Q 7 4 9
      Hero showed K A and lost (-$10.71 net)
      BB showed K 4 :facepalm: and won $20.45 ($9.74 net)

      I presume I can't fold TPTK against villain's stats and stack size? Donk pot looks more for fold equity than a value hand, so I feel I have to close my eyes and call him down.
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi Member001,

      Preflop: looks fine

      Postflop: Pot size donks are generally not that strong so calling to let him bluff is perfectly fine.

      And that turn shove should be an easy snap call. It sucks that he got there on the turn but I'd play it the same.