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[NL20-NL50] NL50sh A8 in BB

    • Snodreliss
      Joined: 23.12.2007 Posts: 1,281
      Party Poker, $0.25/$0.50 NL Hold'em Cash Game, 4 Players - Hand History Converter

      BTN: $48.59
      SB: $52.64
      Hero (BB): $75.94
      UTG: $98.50

      Pre-Flop: A:heart: 8:club: dealt to Hero (BB)
      UTG calls $0.50, 2 folds, Hero checks

      Flop: ($1.25) 8:spade: A:spade: K:diamond: (2 Players)
      Hero checks, UTG checks

      Turn: ($1.25) 8:heart: (2 Players)
      Hero bets $1, UTG raises to $2, Hero raises to $5, UTG raises to $8, Hero raises to $21.50, UTG calls $13.50

      River: ($44.25) 7:heart: (2 Players)
      Hero bets $53.94 and is All-In, UTG fold or call

      I can obv isolate pf...
      And I think the best is might to lead out flop, but wanted to check/raise because I didn't show any strenght pf.
      Shove for max value or make standard 3/4pot river?
      Villian is 39/11/1/23
  • 2 replies
    • kukac26
      Joined: 02.11.2007 Posts: 126
      Some serious quality here.

      I think he tried to trap you on the flop... (K8 makes sense here, AK too)

      I'd also protect the flop.

      3/4 might be better than shoving, you made it clear that you have some serious firepower on the turn. He's calling anything with K8, 3/4 with AK. If he limped KK (AA would be fun, how likely is that) you'd be probably staring at an all-in on the turn and he's folding all the rest on the river.
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      39/11/1 would unlikely to lead out without a good hand on that flop. So I like to bet out. If he ahs Ax or flushdraw then I can get 2-3 streets of value. And bet/3-bet line is always better than c/r.
      River: it is fine to shove. Since he called your 5-bet on the turn he should always have here 8, which he wouldn´t fold.