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[NL20-NL50] JJ vs donk 3x

    • GingerKid
      Joined: 05.08.2007 Posts: 5,588
      iPoker - $0.50 NL FAST (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      BB: 121.02 BB (VPIP: 22.67, PFR: 17.73, 3Bet Preflop: 10.76, Hands: 359)
      UTG: 100 BB (VPIP: 14.22, PFR: 11.33, 3Bet Preflop: 5.98, Hands: 1,166)
      MP: 53.5 BB (VPIP: 43.24, PFR: 24.32, 3Bet Preflop: 21.05, Hands: 38)
      CO: 98.58 BB (VPIP: 17.20, PFR: 10.75, 3Bet Preflop: 8.29, Hands: 480)
      Hero (BTN): 101.5 BB
      SB: 99 BB (VPIP: 22.46, PFR: 16.39, 3Bet Preflop: 4.33, Hands: 1,391)

      SB posts SB 0.5 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

      Pre Flop: (pot: 1.5 BB) Hero has J:heart: J:diamond:

      fold, MP raises to 2 BB, fold, Hero raises to 6 BB, fold, fold, MP calls 4 BB

      Flop: (13.5 BB, 2 players) 6:club: 6:heart: 8:diamond:
      MP bets 5 BB, Hero calls 5 BB

      Turn: (23.5 BB, 2 players) K:spade:
      MP bets 9 BB, Hero calls 9 BB

      River: (41.5 BB, 2 players) 3:heart:
      MP bets 33.5 BB, Hero calls 33.5 BB

      MP shows 8:spade: T:diamond: (Two Pair, Eights and Sixes) (Pre 14%, Flop 10%, Turn 5%)
      Hero shows J:heart: J:diamond: (Two Pair, Jacks and Sixes) (Pre 86%, Flop 90%, Turn 95%)
      Hero wins 103.08 BB

      I am not sure what to do on flop. With QQ+ I think it is easier to call, since he can stack weaker PP and there are not many scare cards for us so we can let him bluff. JJ and TT are marginal imo, so I am not sure is it better to call down and let him bluff, or to raise flop and make him fold air and continue with stronger range than when he donks 3 times?
  • 1 reply
    • EmanuelC16
      Joined: 02.01.2010 Posts: 13,909

      It's not a clear decision but having JJ in your calling range vs a donk bet is good to strengthen the times you float AK, AQ type hands. That said, against his stack I think you can still get it in for value with JJ.. He won't fold 77, 8x, 99, TT and won't have enough 6x, 88 combos to make up for it imo.

      As played, call down > fold imo.. you have a very strong bluffcatcher compared to his range, only KQ, KJ, KT type hands got there on the turn and it's not always that he bombs river so he reps thinner than all Kx initially in his donking range.