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[NL2-NL10] Nl5 AJ

    • Gnama
      Gnama
      Bronze
      Joined: 18.11.2011 Posts: 61
      $0.02/$0.05 No Limit Holdem
      PokerStars
      6 Players
      Hand Conversion Powered by weaktight.com

      Stacks:
      UTG ($4.22) 84bb
      UTG+1 ($7.31) 146bb
      CO ($2.49) 50bb
      BTN ($2) 40bb
      SB ($4.52) 90bb
      Hero (BB) ($5.57) 111bb

      Pre-Flop: ($0.07, 6 players) Hero is BB J:club: A:heart:
      2 folds, CO raises to $0.12, 1 fold, SB calls $0.10, Hero calls $0.07

      Flop: J:diamond: Q:heart: 3:heart: ($0.36, 3 players)
      SB bets $0.20, Hero calls $0.20, CO folds

      Turn: A:diamond: ($0.76, 2 players)
      SB bets $0.40, Hero raises to $1.25, SB calls $0.85

      River: 4:diamond: ($3.26, 2 players)
      SB checks, Hero?

      Final Pot: $3.26
      SB shows a pair of Queens
      10:spade: Q:diamond:
      Hero shows two pair, Aces and Jacks
      J:club: A:heart:

      Hero wins $3.12 (net +$1.55)

      SB lost $1.57
      CO lost $0.12




      Not sure I could call that pre, I should raise or fold? CO is 46/18/15 and 100% CBet flop, 20% 2B though after a significant amount of hands. He's also losing big. I tought I could only bet the turn weak to make him fold his weak hands but as my hand improve I like to re-raise. I just decide to check back the river because I'm afraid of KT or a flush..
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      mbml
      Black
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779
      Hi.

      Preflop: Calling is probably +EV, but 3betting here to 50 cents is going to be better. CO is a huge fish and we would want to try isolating him from the other guy and play headsup. If we flop TPTK we can just stack off.

      Flop: I would just fold here when SB leads 3way. I think he usually has a draw or QX here and AJ isn't faring too well.

      Turn: He half pots again - Raising turn now seems fine. We lose to AQ and KT though - so try not to bet too big if not we would scare off his worse hands.

      River: I think you can still half pot for value - bet 1.50 and hope to get called by some AT/A:hX/KQ type of hand