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[NL2-NL10] Zoom NL2 AKo

    • Vito992
      Joined: 18.04.2012 Posts: 121
      Poker Stars $2.00 No Limit Hold'em - 6 players - View hand 2201836
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      BTN: $0.99 - VPIP: 24, PFR: 6, 3B: 14, AF: 0,0, Hands: 17
      Hero (SB): $2.52 - VPIP: 14, PFR: 11, 3B: 5, AF: 3,1, Hands: 87375
      BB: $0.75 - VPIP: 0, PFR: 0, 3B: 0, AF: 0,0, Hands: 3
      UTG: $2.21 - VPIP: 14, PFR: 10, 3B: 0, AF: 0,0, Hands: 21
      MP: $1.52 - VPIP: 100, PFR: 100, 3B: 0, AF: 0,0, Hands: 1
      CO: $2.06 - VPIP: 18, PFR: 9, 3B: 0, AF: 0,0, Hands: 11

      Pre Flop: ($0.03) Hero is SB with K :diamond: A :spade:
      1 fold, MP raises to $0.70, 1 fold, BTN raises to $0.99, Hero raises to $2.52, 1 fold, MP calls $0.82 all in

      Flop: ($4.05) K :spade: J :diamond: 8 :diamond: (3 players - 1 is all in)

      Turn: ($4.05) 6 :diamond: (3 players - 1 is all in)

      River: ($4.05) T :diamond: (3 players - 1 is all in)

      Final Pot: $4.05
      BTN shows 8 :club: 2 :spade:
      Hero shows K :diamond: A :spade:
      MP shows J :club: A :diamond:
      MP wins $2.89
      (Rake: $0.14)

      I'm a bit shocked about the results :D

      But I'm still not sure if on long run this would be a profitable game. I wasn't sure: shove or fold, because it's ZOOM and you don't have this much information about the villains (their mental state), only their stats.
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779

      I think the decision is close here. Firstly I think we can agree that MP is rarely super strong here (AA/KK). If not he would have raised smaller most of the time. Open raising to 35bb is just dumb with the preflop nuts.

      What about BU? What is he shoving here? If we are only putting him on pocket pairs, then AK is an underdog vs that range and you should be folding. Add some AQ/AJ/KQ combos and you are probably good to go in terms of stacking off here.

      As I said earlier, it's close, and I'm not too sure what the best play is given the stack size. I would definitely stack off with QQ here though, but AK is weaker IMO.