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[NL2-NL10] NL10 SH, TP/TK in 3-bet pot gets min-raised

    • dienaszaglis
      Joined: 12.06.2008 Posts: 999
      $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Holdem
      6 Players
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      UTG ($9.80) 98bb
      UTG+1 ($5.60) 56bb
      CO ($10.83) 108bb 34/11, AF: 2.3, 100h
      BTN ($11.61) 116bb
      SB ($9.96) 100bb
      HERO (BB) ($10.73) 107bb

      Pre-Flop: ($0.15, 6 players) HERO is BB A:diamond: K:club:
      1 fold, UTG+1 calls $0.10, CO raises to $0.30, 2 folds, HERO raises to $1, UTG+1 folds, CO calls $0.70

      Flop: A:spade: 10:diamond: 3:spade: ($2.15, 2 players)
      HERO bets $1.20, CO raises to $2.40, HERO goes all-in $9.73, CO calls $7.33

      Turn: 6:diamond: ($21.61, 2 players, 1 all-in)

      River: J:heart: ($21.61, 2 players, 1 all-in)

      Final Pot: $21.61 HERO shows a pair of Aces A:diamond: K:club: CO shows three of a kind, Tens 10:heart: 10:club: CO wins $20.64 (net +$9.91) HERO lost $10.73 UTG+1 lost $0.10


      Min-raise usually is the nuts line - AT or TT. But can I really get away in 3-bet pot? At the time villain was rather unknown, and maybe could play AJ/AQ/combo draws the same way.
  • 2 replies
    • axeboy90
      Joined: 26.01.2010 Posts: 3,023
      I would rather bet bigger and fold to a raise.
    • w34z3l
      Joined: 03.08.2009 Posts: 13,331
      Hey Dienaszaglis,

      Preflop is fine.

      Postflop - even in 3bet pots you can get away from your hand in this spot. Even if we give villain all combos of AQ + combo draws you are still a dog vs his whole range if he has AT + sets.

      If he has AJ too you have around 44% equity or so. Enough equity to call down but not enough equity to shove.

      More often than not his range is nutted and it's an easy flop fold. You could bet flop larger for value maybe. You extract more value and also lower the chance that you get raised light.