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[NL2-NL10] Nl2 Aa#4

    • redrawstump
      Joined: 09.05.2012 Posts: 244
      Hey, here's #4...

      I'm getting the idea that any raise in NL2 = the nuts so I guess I should have bet/folded the flop but it felt too weak. Then I just shut down into chk/call mode. As stated in other posts I didn't have any useable stat on villain so not sure how aggro they are. Do you think any pair is bet/fold on say any J or higher non-paired flop?

      PokerStars - $0.02 NL FAST (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      BTN: 255 BB
      SB: 88 BB
      BB: 269.5 BB
      Hero (UTG): 193.5 BB
      MP: 96.5 BB
      CO: 81 BB

      SB posts SB 0.5 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

      Pre Flop: (pot: 1.5 BB) Hero has A:diamond: A:spade:

      Hero raises to 4 BB, fold, CO calls 4 BB, fold, fold, fold

      Flop: (9.5 BB, 2 players) 7:spade: J:club: 6:club:
      Hero bets 6 BB, CO raises to 15 BB, Hero calls 9 BB

      Turn: (39.5 BB, 2 players) K:diamond:
      Hero checks, CO bets 25 BB, Hero calls 25 BB

      River: (89.5 BB, 2 players) J:spade:
      Hero checks, CO bets 37 BB and is all-in, Hero calls 37 BB

      CO shows 7:club: 7:heart: (Full House, Sevens full of Jacks) (Pre 20%, Flop 92%, Turn 95%)Hero shows A:diamond: A:spade: (Two Pair, Aces and Jacks) (Pre 80%, Flop 8%, Turn 5%)CO wins 158 BB
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779

      He is slightly short. I'm not sure how passive he is but if there's a chance he overplays draws or top pairs, I would just 3bet the Flop and play for stacks.

      Of course if we knew he was more polarized in his 3betting range (only raising strong made hands like two pairs or sets, and some combodraws and air, as opposed to raising some weaker made hands like top pair etc, then I think bet/call flop makes more sense). If he is really passive and plays his draws passively and never raises bluffs and usually has stronger made hands here, then bet/fold is the best play.

      I think without reads I prefer 3betting flop.