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[NL20-NL50] NL50 AA overpair in squeezed pot

    • AchillesBG
      Joined: 06.02.2011 Posts: 4,586
      Prima, $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 5 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      Hero (SB): $50.25 (100.5 bb)
      BB: $53.39 (106.8 bb)
      MP: $65.27 (130.5 bb)
      CO: $52.82 (105.6 bb)
      BTN: $102.47 (204.9 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is SB with A:diamond: A:club:
      MP raises to $2, CO folds, BTN calls $2, Hero raises to $8, BB folds, MP calls $6, BTN folds

      Flop: ($18.50) 9:heart: 5:heart: 8:spade: (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP checks

      Turn: ($18.50) 8:club: (2 players)
      Hero bets $10, MP calls $10

      River: ($38.50) 2:heart: (2 players)
      Hero bets $32.25 and is all-in, MP folds

      Results: $38.50 pot ($1.92 rake)
      Final Board: 9:heart: 5:heart: 8:spade: 8:club: 2:heart:
      Hero mucked A:diamond: A:club: and won $36.58 ($18.58 net)
      MP mucked and lost (-$18 net)

      22/20, 30% agg.freq. 51 hands

      On the flop, i decided to go for a ch/r, because i don`t think that he will bet/fold TT+ and i might get some value from AK/AQ or smth. like that. Is it better just to bet the flop and shove the turn?

      As played, i think that on the river i have an easy shove for value?
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779

      I think betting flop is the std line but checkraising sometimes is also good. This is a board where we can expect villain to bluff when checksd too really often and the board is kind of ugly and could coordinate further which would be really bad so it may make more sense to try playing for stacks right away.

      As playdd i think turn bet river push is fine. I think we have the best hand most of the time still. Given starting positions and bet/raise sizes preflop i think he has few suited speculative hands like89s or J:hT and mostly his range is limited to pocketpairs.