[NL20-NL50] [SH] NL 50 KK 3BP 150bb OOP

    • 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: $63.01 (126 bb)
      BTN: $72.13 (144.3 bb)
      SB: $15.06 (30.1 bb)
      Hero (BB): $94.83 (189.7 bb)
      UTG: $48.32 (96.6 bb)
      MP: $50 (100 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with K K
      3 folds, BTN raises to $1.50, SB folds, Hero raises to $5.25, BTN calls $3.75

      Flop: ($10.75) 7 7 8 (2 players)
      Hero bets $5.50, BTN calls $5.50

      Turn: ($21.75) 4 (2 players)
      Hero bets $12.50, BTN calls $12.50

      River: ($46.75) 8 (2 players)
      Hero bets $21, BTN raises to $48.88 and is all-in, Hero folds

      $88.75 pot ($2.50 rake)
      Final Board: 7 7 8 4 8
      BTN mucked and won $86.25 ($42.00 net)
      Hero mucked K K and lost (-$44.25 net)

      Wanted to get value from his midpairs, I don't think players are generally capable of bluff raising here as I could be betting this way with a fh as well imo.
  • 2 replies
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779

      Preflop: I suspect this guy is slightly looser and fishier. I would just 3bet larger for value to $6.

      Flop: Just size your bets larger with the intention of firing 3 streets and shoving your entire stack in by the River. Note that you are slightly deep so you should bet maybe 2/3 pot on every street.

      River: Don't think you should be betting here. We should definitely check. We are not even guaranteed a call from 99-QQ. And given that he's loose and we are deep, he is going to have a hell lot of A7s/78s/89s/T8s/K8s/J8s/86s/A7s/76s type of hands.

      I would check, and probably check/call. Not thrilled about it but I think we should be able to catch some double floats like T9 or maybe some backdoor diamond floats.

    • DeMarcohsp
      Joined: 15.06.2010 Posts: 1,975
      Thanks mbml, great explanation.