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[NL2-NL10] nl2 AK

    • DrRaab
      DrRaab
      Bronze
      Joined: 05.12.2011 Posts: 694
      Poker Stars, $0.01/$0.02 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BTN: $2.77 (138.5 bb)
      SB: $2.47 (123.5 bb)
      BB: $1.17 (58.5 bb)
      Hero (UTG): $3.94 (197 bb)
      MP: $1.20 (60 bb)
      CO: $1 (50 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is UTG with A K
      Hero raises to $0.06, 2 folds, BTN raises to $0.18, 2 folds, Hero calls $0.12

      Flop: ($0.39) J K J (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN bets $0.22, Hero calls $0.22

      Turn: ($0.83) 8 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN checks

      River: ($0.83) Q (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN bets $0.60, Hero folds

      wasn't sure about calling the river bet, thought he was looking to get max value from AK? the hand i put him on was QQ
  • 2 replies
    • EmanuelC16
      EmanuelC16
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.01.2010 Posts: 13,909
      Hi,

      What do you know about your opponent? Usually calling pre is fine but you can think about 4betting preflop for value since he will call worse often enough.

      Postflop seeems OK given his sizings. It looks a lot like QQ, sometimes AA sort of hand. If he bet smaller I think you have to call since AK is also in his range.
    • DrRaab
      DrRaab
      Bronze
      Joined: 05.12.2011 Posts: 694
      i'm unsure when getting 3bet when i open from utg, i just think it looks so strong or am i still in the mindset from Full Ring? No stats on the villain so i tend to just call here unless they seem real loose.