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[NL2-NL10] NL10 AKo

    • keoghh
      keoghh
      Bronze
      Joined: 01.07.2011 Posts: 857
      Villian 50/10 85 hands

      €0.05/€0.10 No Limit Holdem
      PokerStars
      6 Players
      Hand Conversion Powered by weaktight.com

      Stacks:
      UTG (€8.86) 89bb
      Keoghh (UTG+1) (€11.30) 113bb
      CO (€10.82) 108bb
      BTN (€4) 40bb
      SB (€11.87) 119bb
      BB (€10) 100bb

      Pre-Flop: (€0.15, 6 players) Keoghh is UTG+1 A:spade: K:diamond:
      UTG raises to €0.30, Keoghh raises to €1, 4 folds, UTG calls €0.70

      Flop: A:diamond: 5:heart: 6:club: (€2.15, 2 players)
      UTG checks, Keoghh bets €1, UTG raises to €2.70, Keoghh calls €1.70

      Turn: Q:spade: (€7.55, 2 players)
      UTG checks, Keoghh bets €3.50, UTG folds

      Final Pot: €7.55

      Keoghh wins €10.71 (net +€3.51)

      UTG lost €3.70

      Preflop i think is standard, 3b sizing is ok to isolate fish?

      On the flop i think sizing is maybe slightly too small vs fish, i expect most fish to call flop with any A here/JJ/TT/99. When he raises im not sure what to do, i think he can have some Ax, maybe AQ, but more likely some random bluffs, so i decide to call IP to keep any bluffs in.

      Turn isnt the best card for me, since i nnow lose to AQ, however hands like QJ,KQ,QT that he might of bluff raised now pick up a pair, so i can get value from them.

      So should i now shove turn and hope to get a call, or bet smaller as i did and possibly hope to induce another raise? Or simply shove flop?
  • 1 reply
    • EmanuelC16
      EmanuelC16
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.01.2010 Posts: 13,909
      Hi,

      Preflop is perfect against his stack size.

      On the flop, I definitely agree with calling to keep all his spazzes in. On the turn you can even consider checking since you know you are way ahead here or bet even smaller, like 1.50. Stacks go in on river easily if you want to so only reasons to bet are value (any size), induce light raises (small size prob better) and induce tilt because you make him look silly when he has to react to such a small bet.