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[NL2-NL10] NL5 FR AQo 3bet bluff flop/turn play

    • Dawidas888
      Joined: 22.06.2009 Posts: 826
      Known Players:
      UTG2: $5.79 - 116 bb
      UTG3: $3.20 - 64 bb
      MP1: $5.07 - 101 bb
      MP2: $5.23 - 105 bb
      MP3: $1.95 - 39 bb
      CO: $4.19 - 84 bb
      BU: $5.05 - 101 bb
      SB: $2.07 - 41 bb
      BB: $5.75 - 115 bb

      0.02/0.05 No Limit Hold'em (9 Handed)
      Hand recorder for this hand: SideKick 1.1.417.4

      Preflop: Hero is MP1 with A:club: , Q:diamond:
      SB posts small blind ($0.02), BB posts big blind ($0.05), UTG2 folds, UTG3 raises for $0.15, Hero 3-bets $0.45, 6 folds, UTG3 calls

      Flop: ($0.97 - 19.40 bb) Q:heart: , 8:heart: , 3:diamond: (2 Players)
      UTG3 bets $0.30, Hero raises for $1, UTG3 calls

      Turn: ($2.97 - 59.40 bb) J:spade: (2 Players)
      UTG3 bets $1.75, Hero folds, UTG3 gets uncalled back ($1.75)


      UTG3 was 15/10/0 over 40 hands.

      3bet bluff. I assume this guy to 4bet KK+ and flat QQ-JJ/AQ+.
      Imo he folds at least 50% of his range and I have decent equity vs the rest so 3bet should be profitable.

      Small bet can either be weakness or meant to induce.
      Not sure why I raised, I think flatting would be fine as by raising I get value only from AhKh, but I'm beat a lot more often.

      Opted to just fold.

      All in all, I think I should just flat on the flop, call <1/2 pot bet on the turn (or fold turn) and fold river.
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi Dawidas,

      Preflop: His range is generally so tight there that our 3-bet bluff isn't that great at all. What do you expect his range to be in that spot? Our equity is not that decent versus what continues given what ranges you think he would.

      In my book this is either a call or fold preflop. I think folding would not be a mistake given positions/player.

      As played your line is fine.