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[NL2-NL10] nl5 zoom KJs

    • houlajk
      Joined: 24.07.2012 Posts: 409
      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.02/$0.05 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      BU (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is BU with K, J.
      UTG1 raises to $0.15, 3 folds, MP3 calls $0.15, CO folds, Hero calls $0.15, 2 folds, BB folds.

      Flop: ($0.52) Q, 2, J (3 players)
      UTG1 bets $0.45, MP3 folds, Hero calls $0.45.

      Turn: ($1.42) 4 (2 players)
      UTG1 bets $0.70, Hero calls $0.70.

      River: ($2.82) 3 (2 players)
      UTG1 bets $2.00, Hero folds, UTG1 gets uncalled bet back.

      Final Pot: $2.82.
  • 4 replies
    • houlajk
      Joined: 24.07.2012 Posts: 409
      hi, i just wanna ask if its profitable to call suited kings in position/on BB in multiway pots. Thx
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi Houlajk,

      Preflop: we can call this IP when we face looser opens. Since villain opens UTG I think it's less profitable but since we are IP the call is still ok.

      3-beting as a bluff would be better though as we have blockers and position.
    • cutegoldfish
      Joined: 19.11.2009 Posts: 4,335
      calling in position with suited kings is good because they play well multiway but calling out of position is a bad idea.

      usually we dont hit and if we are in position we can take the pot away. however if we are out of position and miss usually the one in position bets at some point in time and we have to give up the pot. so we either fold or 3bet as a bluff with KJs
    • GreenPiece
      Joined: 03.06.2010 Posts: 5,962
      And I want to ask more on this issue: say we have the fish in the hand but it's gonna be multiway, say 2 or more opponents. We know that high cards decrease in value when playing vs many opponents and we have reverse implieds but with connectedness and suitedness + position we can rely on good implieds, right?

      And more. We don't call KQs (or do we indeed?) after UTG raise because of reverse implieds from high cards are more dangerous than potential implieds from suited+connected and positional advantage?

      How to decide what is better?