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[NL2-NL10] NL10 6max AQ 3bet pot

    • ilioas
      ilioas
      Bronze
      Joined: 24.11.2008 Posts: 305
      iPoker - $0.10 NL - Holdem - 5 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      BB: $10.93
      UTG: $10.25
      CO: $10.31
      BTN: $10.00
      Hero (SB): $18.29

      Hero posts SB $0.05, BB posts BB $0.10

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero has A:heart: Q:club:

      fold, fold, BTN raises to $0.25, Hero raises to $0.70, fold, BTN calls $0.45

      Flop: ($1.50, 2 players) 2:heart: A:diamond: 3:diamond:
      Hero bets $1.05, BTN calls $1.05

      Turn: ($3.60, 2 players) K:club:
      Hero checks, BTN checks

      River: ($3.60, 2 players) A:club:
      Hero bets $3.60, fold


      Hero wins $3.36

      Villain is new to table.

      3bet sizing is for 2.5bb openers.
      further I expect calls on flop from flush draws, underpairs (1 street).
      On turn I give villain a chance to bet himself because of K. Though I beat it and I could just go for close to pot bet.
      River I bet big to act as bluff and get call from KQ or weaker Ax
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      mbml
      Black
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,787
      Hi.

      Preflop: General rule of thumb for OOP 3-bet sizing - Make it around 3.5X. Of course as the open raise size gets larger, you want to decrease your multiplier. If someone opens to 5BB, then making it 17.5BB is completely unnecessary (14-15BB is fine). But if someone min-raises to 2BB, then making it 7-8BB is reasonable.

      Flop: Do note that AK probably 4-bets preflop here most of the time. This means that you are likely to have the best kicker here. You have an easy 3-barrel for value and hope he calls down with AJ or AT.

      Thanks.