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[NL2-NL10] NL10 AA vs fish

    • tommygecko
      Joined: 11.08.2012 Posts: 1,229
      Pacific, $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BTN: $9.59 (95.9 bb)
      SB: $19.96 (199.6 bb)
      Hero (BB): $13.89 (138.9 bb)
      UTG: $10.15 (101.5 bb)
      MP: $11.18 (111.8 bb)
      CO: $5 (50 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with A A
      4 folds, SB raises to $0.20, Hero raises to $0.90, SB calls $0.70

      Flop: ($1.80) Q T 4 (2 players)
      SB bets $1.35, Hero raises to $4.38, SB raises to $19.06 and is all-in, Hero calls $8.61 and is all-in

      Turn: ($27.78) 8 (2 players, 2 are all-in)
      River: ($27.78) T (2 players, 2 are all-in)

      $27.78 pot ($1.38 rake)
      Final Board: Q T 4 8 T
      SB showed 4 4 and won $26.40 ($12.51 net)
      Hero showed A A and lost (-$13.89 net)

      not much info except he is fish. Standard play here?
  • 1 reply
    • w34z3l
      Joined: 03.08.2009 Posts: 13,331
      Hey Tommygecko,

      Preflop is fine.

      I think flop-raise is fine. I'd raise a little smaller to encourage villain to continue with a wide range.

      The ideal outcome is villain flats the flop, turn is safe card, you value bet the turn. Usually these spots are pretty easy to play because the majority of opponents flat flop raise with Qx, draws, and 3bet 2pair/sets.

      Best action vs a flop 3bet is just to muck, especially when slightly deep.