50 BIs at PLO ZOOM 10 by the end of august

    • ThisIsNotHere
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      This is not an amazing or extremely difficult challenge by any means but I am not very good at grinding so it seems like a good idea to commit myself on here.

      10 days left in August and I expect to log ~20,000 to 30,000 hands. I'm gonna be playing ZOOM exclusively and posting stats and results every day.
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    • ThisIsNotHere
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      Day 1:

    • ThisIsNotHere
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      Some hands:

      Poker Stars $0.05/$0.10 Pot Limit Omaha Hi - 6 players

      BTN: $9.35
      SB: $11.38
      BB: $8.29
      Hero (UTG): $22.22
      MP: $4.27
      CO: $10.00

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is UTG with 8 :diamond: 7 :heart: 6 :diamond: 5 :diamond:
      Hero raises to $0.35, 1 fold, CO raises to $1.20, 3 folds, Hero calls $0.85

      Flop: ($2.55) 5 :spade: 3 :diamond: 4 :diamond: (2 players)
      Hero bets $2.44, CO raises to $8.80 all in, Hero calls $6.36

      Turn: ($20.15) 3 :spade: (2 players - 1 is all in)

      River: ($20.15) 5 :heart: (2 players - 1 is all in)

      Final Pot: $20.15
      Hero shows 8 :diamond: 7 :heart: 6 :diamond: 5 :diamond: (a straight, Three to Seven)
      CO shows 9 :club: J :spade: T :diamond: K :diamond: (a pair of Fives)
      Hero wins $19.29
      (Rake: $0.86)

      Bottom of my range and in a tough line-up I might fold this, not in the tighter ZOOM games, though. Villain is unknown, could be a TAG based on just a few hands.

      I flop the nuts with redraws and I definitely want to lead this board. It shouldn't either of our ranges particularly well but I suspect he will check back quite a bit. Instead he shoves over my hand with a very weak holding.

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      Poker Stars $0.05/$0.10 Pot Limit Omaha Hi - 6 players -

      BTN: $10.00
      Hero (SB): $29.76
      BB: $9.97
      UTG: $15.07
      MP: $10.90
      CO: $19.86

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is SB with A :club: 4 :spade: A :heart: 3 :heart:
      1 fold, MP raises to $0.35, CO calls $0.35, 1 fold, Hero calls $0.30, 1 fold

      Flop: ($1.15) Q :heart: A :diamond: K :club: (3 players)
      Hero bets $0.80, MP calls $0.80, CO raises to $4.30, Hero calls $3.50, MP folds

      Turn: ($10.55) 6 :heart: (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $10.10, Hero calls $10.10

      River: ($30.75) 7 :heart: (2 players)
      Hero bets $15.01 all in, CO calls $5.11 all in

      Final Pot: $40.97
      Hero shows A :club: 4 :spade: A :heart: 3 :heart: (a flush, Ace high)
      CO shows 7 :diamond: T :club: J :heart: 5 :spade: (a straight, Ten to Ace)
      Hero wins $39.47
      (Rake: $1.50)

      Preflop can go either way. My sidecards are low but they are connected and I have a flushdraw, so these are not weak aces by any means. Had it been heads-up, I would have 3-bet.

      I decide to lead with top set and the backdoor nutflush draw as I want to get value from hands that otherwise would check. I get raised by a recreational player so I assume I am up against JT. No other play than calling here especially with another player still in the hand who might sweeten the pot for us.

      The turn gives me the nutflush draw and I have immediate odds to go in against JT now. However, it's important not to raise here as it wouldn't allow him to make any mistakes on the river. I am sure that I'll get his remaining stack close to 100% on a heart or board-pairing river card. Whereas I can still get away from my hand given how well-defined my opponent's hand is.
    • FFRRAANNKKIIEE
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      Hi ThisIsNotHere,

      Pretty nice challenge, I'm sure you'll get there with little discipline and some work. Will be following you, I'm sure this is just the challenge number 1. :)

      Kind regards,
      Fran
    • ThisIsNotHere
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      Day 2:

    • ThisIsNotHere
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      Hands:

      Poker Stars $0.05/$0.10 Pot Limit Omaha Hi

      BTN: $7.38
      SB: $7.97
      BB: $9.00
      UTG: $7.18
      MP: $52.57
      Hero (CO): $15.72

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is CO with T :heart: 5 :heart: J :club: 8 :club:
      1 fold, MP raises to $0.35, Hero raises to $1.10, 2 folds, BB raises to $3.70, MP raises to $12.25, Hero raises to $15.72 all in, BB calls $5.30 all in, MP calls $3.47

      Flop: ($40.49) 8 :spade: 9 :diamond: A :diamond: (3 players - 2 are all in)

      Turn: ($40.49) J :heart: (3 players - 2 are all in)

      River: ($40.49) T :spade: (3 players - 2 are all in)

      Final Pot: $40.49
      BB shows 5 :spade: Q :club: 3 :club: K :spade: (a straight, Ten to Ace)
      MP shows 3 :spade: A :spade: A :club: 5 :club: (three of a kind, Aces)
      Hero shows T :heart: 5 :heart: J :club: 8 :club: (two pair, Jacks and Tens)
      MP wins $13.09
      BB wins $25.90
      (Rake: $1.50)

      BB had reasonable stats so I certainly didn't expect him so show up with a hand such as this one. Against two random AA** hands I am a big favourite and you have to get in most unpaired, suited hands in these spots. But I have the necessary equity to get it in regardless (38% 3-way, 40% against MP's aces).

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      Poker Stars $0.05/$0.10 Pot Limit Omaha Hi

      BTN: $10.12
      SB: $6.90
      BB: $8.47
      UTG: $10.11
      Hero (MP): $22.18
      CO: $18.33

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is MP with 7 :diamond: 9 :club: 5 :diamond: 8 :spade:
      UTG calls $0.10, Hero raises to $0.45, CO calls $0.45, BTN calls $0.45, SB calls $0.40, BB calls $0.35, UTG calls $0.35

      Flop: ($2.70) 6 :diamond: K :heart: 5 :spade: (6 players)
      SB checks, BB checks, UTG checks, Hero bets $1.60, CO calls $1.60, BTN folds, SB raises to $6.45 all in, BB folds, UTG folds, Hero raises to $21.73 all in, CO calls $16.28 all in

      Turn: ($44.91) T :spade: (3 players - 3 are all in)

      River: ($44.91) 5 :club: (3 players - 3 are all in)

      Final Pot: $44.91
      SB mucks Q :spade: Q :diamond: 8 :club: K :spade:
      Hero shows 7 :diamond: 9 :club: 5 :diamond: 8 :spade: (three of a kind, Fives)
      CO mucks 8 :heart: 7 :club: 9 :spade: K :club:
      Hero wins $22.30
      Hero wins $21.11
      (Rake: $1.50)

      The biggest win of the day. 6-way to the flop which means fit or fold even as the PFR. I elected to c-bet as the board is dry and I wanted to thin the field. My hand is strong enough to continue against a raise. The short stack squeezes and I have 41% equity even against KK. I decided to come over the top which puts the CO in a very tough spot as we're super deep. I think my shove makes him fold hands that have decent equity against me and even if he calls I'm never in bad shape equity-wise. Having a pair and a backdoor flush draw certainly helps my cause. His actual hand was actually one of the worst for me (he's a 68% favourite HU) but still a +EV move for me.
    • ThisIsNotHere
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      Poker Stars $0.05/$0.10 Pot Limit Omaha Hi

      Hero (BTN): $33.87
      SB: $8.93
      BB: $9.61
      UTG: $10.80
      MP: $19.43
      CO: $17.42

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is BTN with 6 :heart: 7 :club: 5 :club: 4 :diamond:
      2 folds, CO raises to $0.35, Hero raises to $1.10, 2 folds, CO calls $0.75

      Flop: ($2.35) 3 :club: 4 :club: 9 :diamond: (2 players)
      CO checks, Hero bets $1.60, CO calls $1.60

      Turn: ($5.55) 6 :spade: (2 players)
      CO checks, Hero bets $4, CO calls $4

      River: ($13.55) Q :diamond: (2 players)
      CO checks, Hero bets $11.50, CO calls $10.72 all in

      Final Pot: $34.99
      Hero shows 6 :heart: 7 :club: 5 :club: 4 :diamond: (a straight, Three to Seven)
      CO shows J :spade: K :heart: A :club: A :diamond: (a pair of Aces)
      Hero wins $33.50
      (Rake: $1.49)

      The power of position. CO is actually pretty nitty and not the sort of player you necessarily want to attack with light 3-bets. I have position on him though and more importantly we are 175 bb deep. This handcuffs him somewhat as he can't just automatically 4-bet AA as shown in this particular hand. And if he does I have a very easy call with a deceptive hand with a lot of money behind. I hit big and CO calls off all three barrels. It is an awkward spot for him against an active 3-bettor. What he shouldn't do though is check/calling with non-nutty equity (apart from the two aces remaining) when facing aggression. I think check/folding the flop is the best play for him as tough as it is.
    • FFRRAANNKKIIEE
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      Nice hands :) gogo!
    • ThisIsNotHere
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      Day 3:



      Fortune certainly favours me at the moment.
    • ThisIsNotHere
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      Poker Stars $0.05/$0.10 Pot Limit Omaha Hi - 6 players

      BTN: $18.25
      SB: $12.19
      BB: $25.79
      Hero (UTG): $19.32
      MP: $19.39
      CO: $4.02

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is UTG with 6 :spade: 5 :club: 9 :heart: 8 :heart:
      Hero raises to $0.35, MP raises to $1.20, CO calls $1.20, BTN calls $1.20, SB calls $1.15, 1 fold, Hero calls $0.85

      Flop: ($6.10) 4 :diamond: 8 :diamond: 7 :spade: (5 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $5.40, MP folds, CO folds, BTN raises to $17.05 all in, SB calls $10.99 all in, Hero calls $11.65

      Turn: ($51.19) 9 :spade: (3 players - 2 are all in)

      River: ($51.19) 9 :club: (3 players - 2 are all in)

      Final Pot: $51.19
      BTN mucks J :club: K :diamond: 5 :diamond: 4 :club:
      SB mucks Q :heart: T :spade: J :spade: J :diamond:
      Hero shows 6 :spade: 5 :club: 9 :heart: 8 :heart: (a full house, Nines full of Eights)
      Hero wins $12.12
      Hero wins $37.57
      (Rake: $1.50)

      Not quite sure about my preflop call. I'm getting excellent odds but my hand isn't really suited to a 5-way pot. As it is I flop the nuts and instead of betting full pot I bet $5.40 to allow SB to reopen the betting so in case one of deep-stacked players calls my bet and SB shoves I can then shove over the top. That won't happen too often but it's useful to keep these things in mind.

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      Poker Stars $0.05/$0.10 Pot Limit Omaha Hi

      BTN: $2.57
      SB: $11.31
      Hero (BB): $10.00
      UTG: $9.27
      MP: $12.72
      CO: $9.14

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is BB with T :heart: T :club: J :club: 8 :heart:
      2 folds, CO raises to $0.35, BTN raises to $1.20, SB calls $1.15, Hero calls $1.10, CO calls $0.85

      Flop: ($4.80) 5 :spade: J :diamond: 8 :club: (4 players)
      SB checks, Hero checks, CO bets $4.60, BTN calls $1.37 all in, SB folds, Hero raises to $8.80 all in, CO calls $3.34 all in

      Turn: ($22.05) 2 :diamond: (3 players - 3 are all in)

      River: ($22.05) 6 :diamond: (3 players - 3 are all in)

      Final Pot: $22.05
      BTN shows 6 :club: 5 :club: A :heart: A :club: (two pair, Sixes and Fives)
      Hero shows T :heart: T :club: J :club: 8 :heart: (two pair, Jacks and Eights)
      CO shows 6 :heart: 9 :club: T :spade: T :diamond: (a pair of Tens)
      Hero wins $12.58
      Hero wins $8.53
      (Rake: $0.94)

      CO is the biggest maniac at ZOOM 10. I see him every day and he plays 90/50. My hand plays well in a 3-bet multiway pot and I make the cold call. I flop very well again but this time I decide to check. The original 3-bettor only has $1.37 left and I'm literally guaranteed that he'll bet and I get to shove over the top. Also there's a good chance CO will start the betting given how aggressive he is. When all the money is in the middle I have 48% 3-way and more importantly 71% vs CO.

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      Poker Stars $0.05/$0.10 Pot Limit Omaha Hi

      BTN: $10.71
      Hero (SB): $26.99
      BB: $12.27
      UTG: $16.66
      MP: $10.00
      CO: $10.00

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is SB with A :spade: 5 :club: 9 :heart: A :heart:
      2 folds, CO raises to $0.30, BTN raises to $1.05, Hero raises to $3.55, BB calls $3.45, CO raises to $10 all in, BTN raises to $10.71 all in, Hero raises to $26.99 all in, BB calls $8.72 all in

      Flop: ($45.25) 7 :club: K :diamond: Q :spade: (4 players - 4 are all in)

      Turn: ($45.25) A :diamond: (4 players - 4 are all in)

      River: ($45.25) 5 :spade: (4 players - 4 are all in)

      Final Pot: $45.25
      BTN shows Q :club: 6 :heart: 6 :club: Q :heart: (three of a kind, Queens)
      Hero shows A :spade: 5 :club: 9 :heart: A :heart: (three of a kind, Aces)
      BB shows K :club: J :spade: 9 :club: 9 :spade: (a pair of Kings)
      CO shows A :club: T :club: Q :diamond: 2 :diamond: (two pair, Aces and Queens)
      Hero wins $3.12
      Hero wins $2.13
      Hero wins $38.50
      (Rake: $1.50)

      One of the best moments in PLO is when you win a big multiway pot with AA as you should. :D

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      Poker Stars $0.05/$0.10 Pot Limit Omaha Hi

      BTN: $24.31
      SB: $6.10
      BB: $10.82
      UTG: $28.82
      Hero (MP): $10.51
      CO: $10.18

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is MP with J :club: Q :diamond: T :heart: T :club:
      UTG raises to $0.20, Hero calls $0.20, CO calls $0.20, 2 folds, BB raises to $1.05, UTG calls $0.85, Hero calls $0.85, CO calls $0.85

      Flop: ($4.25) T :spade: 3 :diamond: T :diamond: (4 players)
      BB bets $4.07, UTG folds, Hero calls $4.07, CO raises to $9.13 all in, BB calls $5.06, Hero raises to $9.46 all in, BB calls $0.33

      Turn: ($32.30) 8 :diamond: (3 players - 2 are all in)

      River: ($32.30) 6 :club: (3 players - 2 are all in)

      Final Pot: $32.30
      BB shows 2 :heart: A :club: A :diamond: K :diamond: (a flush, Ace high)
      Hero shows J :club: Q :diamond: T :heart: T :club: (four of a kind, Tens)
      CO shows 3 :spade: J :heart: 2 :spade: 3 :heart: (a full house, Threes full of Tens)
      Hero wins $0.63
      Hero wins $30.30
      (Rake: $1.37)

      Had to include this one. Quite a set up.
    • ThisIsNotHere
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      Day 4:

    • ThisIsNotHere
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      Poker Stars $0.05/$0.10 Pot Limit Omaha Hi

      BTN: $11.00
      SB: $24.31
      BB: $10.00
      Hero (UTG): $23.85
      MP: $12.79
      CO: $17.54

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is UTG with J :diamond: 8 :club: T :club: 8 :spade:
      Hero raises to $0.35, 1 fold, CO calls $0.35, 1 fold, SB raises to $1.50, 1 fold, Hero calls $1.15, CO calls $1.15

      Flop: ($4.60) 2 :club: 5 :spade: 8 :heart: (3 players)
      SB bets $2.20, Hero calls $2.20, CO folds

      Turn: ($9.00) K :diamond: (2 players)
      SB bets $4.31, Hero calls $4.31

      River: ($17.62) K :heart: (2 players)
      SB bets $16.30 all in, Hero calls $15.84 all in

      Final Pot: $49.30
      SB shows Q :spade: A :spade: 5 :heart: 7 :heart: (two pair, Kings and Fives)
      Hero shows J :diamond: 8 :club: T :club: 8 :spade: (a full house, Eights full of Kings)
      Hero wins $47.80
      (Rake: $1.50)

      Players love to ram-and-jam in 3-bet pots but often calling in position with a wide range of hands yields a much higher EV. Especially with deep stacks aggressive players often try to get you to fold as they feel obliged to win the pot because they 3-bet preflop.
    • Wertoph
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      Very nice. U have a friend request.
    • satishvasoya
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      even though i am not a PLO player i absolutely love your explanations about each hand.
      good luck mate..
    • ThisIsNotHere
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      Day 5:



      And the graph for all my hands so far since it is half-time for my challenge:

    • ThisIsNotHere
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      Poker Stars $0.05/$0.10 Pot Limit Omaha Hi

      BTN: $4.83
      SB: $3.42
      BB: $11.01
      UTG: $8.88
      MP: $18.41
      Hero (CO): $18.22

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is CO with 7 :spade: 8 :spade: Q :diamond: A :diamond:
      1 fold, MP raises to $0.35, Hero raises to $1.10, 3 folds, MP raises to $3.45, Hero calls $2.35

      Flop: ($7.05) 6 :diamond: K :heart: 7 :club: (2 players)
      MP checks, Hero checks

      Turn: ($7.05) 7 :heart: (2 players)
      MP bets $3.90, Hero raises to $14.77 all in, MP calls $10.87

      River: ($36.59) 8 :heart: (2 players - 1 is all in)

      Final Pot: $36.59
      MP shows A :club: 6 :heart: A :heart: Q :heart: (a flush, Ace high)
      Hero shows 7 :spade: 8 :spade: Q :diamond: A :diamond: (a full house, Sevens full of Eights)
      Hero wins $35.09
      (Rake: $1.50)

      Again an example of deep stacks in position. With 100bb stacks I'm calling this in position against some players and 3-bet against aggressive openers. 180bb deep though I want to reraise a wider range of nutty hands and a double-suited ace certainly fits the bill. Furthermore I can call my opponent's 4-bet whereas I would have had to fold 100bb deep.
      The flop is pretty good for his range (namely AA) and he checks to me. I have second pair but many turns can give me extra equity so I happily take the free card offered, somewhat fearful of a check/raise. The turn gives me trips and I decide to get it in now. There are a few draws out there now and the river quite often can either kill my action or give my opponent a better hand. Also he might not give me as much credit having checked back the flop.

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      Poker Stars $0.05/$0.10 Pot Limit Omaha Hi

      BTN: $14.99
      SB: $8.99
      BB: $5.00
      Hero (UTG): $10.80
      MP: $10.00
      CO: $19.80

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is UTG with A :spade: 5 :heart: A :club: 3 :spade:
      Hero raises to $0.35, 2 folds, BTN raises to $1.20, 2 folds, Hero raises to $3.75, BTN calls $2.55

      Flop: ($7.65) Q :heart: 7 :diamond: 6 :spade: (2 players)
      Hero bets $7.05 all in, BTN calls $7.05

      Turn: ($21.75) 6 :club: (2 players - 1 is all in)

      River: ($21.75) 2 :spade: (2 players - 1 is all in)

      Final Pot: $21.75
      BTN shows A :heart: 7 :club: Q :club: 8 :heart: (two pair, Queens and Sevens)
      Hero shows A :spade: 5 :heart: A :club: 3 :spade: (two pair, Aces and Sixes)
      Hero wins $20.83
      (Rake: $0.92)

      Staying on the topic of calling 4-bets, my opponent should really fold his hand here. As a general rule you should fold all hands that contain an ace to a 4bet from AA** assuming 100bb stacks, even if double-suited and connected like this one. I actually did some equity calculations and numerical integration on this specific hand and it turned out that calling my 4-bet with A :heart: 7 :club: Q :club: 8 :heart: loses you 5.32bb on average. This correctly assumes the 4-bettor pushes every flop and you stack off whenever you have the necessary equity on the flop (~34% after rake).
    • ThisIsNotHere
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      Poker Stars $0.05/$0.10 Pot Limit Omaha Hi

      BTN: $8.46
      SB: $33.43
      Hero (BB): $20.54
      UTG: $19.18
      MP: $10.00
      CO: $15.61

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is BB with 7 :spade: T :heart: 7 :heart: J :spade:
      1 fold, MP raises to $0.35, 2 folds, SB calls $0.30, Hero calls $0.25

      Flop: ($1.05) 7 :diamond: A :club: Q :club: (3 players)
      SB checks, Hero checks, MP bets $0.65, SB folds, Hero calls $0.65

      Turn: ($2.35) 9 :heart: (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP bets $2.25, Hero raises to $9, MP folds

      Final Pot: $6.85
      Hero mucks 7 :spade: T :heart: 7 :heart: J :spade:
      Hero wins $6.56
      (Rake: $0.29)

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      I flop a set but this is not a spot I can just fist-pump get it in. Opponent is a TAG and this board should hit his MP range quite well. He can have a better set and a number of broadway combodraws. So I'll never get it in with a big equity advantage here.

      His c-bet sizing is noteworthy, however. I don't think any reasonable player bets this small with AA and QQ here. That just doesn't happen. Even a balanced range (if it existed at PLO10) would bet much bigger on this board. But nobody cares too much about balance at these stakes so I'd expect to see a betsize close to pot from a set. So the fact that he's rather weak here is actually an argument for raising and thinking about it I could have done that to charge his draws. But I took the low-variance route of just calling, planning to check/raise any blank and any king. The fact that he suddenly bets pot doesn't scare me as I'm going with my flop read hoping he didn't miraculously turned a set of 9's.
    • PerusJamppa
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      Those graphs are looking good! :f_thumbsup:

      Imo however you should ~never 3-bet A :diamond: Q :diamond: 8 :spade: 7 :spade: .
      There are plenty of much better hands in PLO to keep you 3-bet ranges wide against tight players as well against LAGs. 180bb is just not deep enough because if villain 4-bets, SPR is ~2 and that's very often too low to make "moves" post-flop. If you were super deep, then it's a whole different story.

      And lol that guy when he checks the flop. He is getting exactly what he is asking for. :f_biggrin:

      Also i wouldn't call JT77ds OOP against two players. This hand flops very rarely nuts and it's quite annoying play FD's OOP especially when they are not to the nuts. But yeah, i'm a nit.. :f_frown:
    • Skodljivec
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      The 3bet of AQ87ds is fine as long as they player is loose :D So is the call on the BB closing the action ;)

      Keep up the good work!

      Regards,

      Skod
    • ThisIsNotHere
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      I think folding JT77ds in this spot would really be too nitty unless you're up against two post-flop geniuses.

      What do you guys think about the 4-bet against my AQ87ds? I think Phil Galfond said that he likes to 4-bet even bad aces up to 180bb because they play terribly out of position in a 3-bet pot. But this assumes that you also have other hands in your range as well as otherwise your opponents have a pretty easy time playing their hands correctly against you. But this is the micros so you will always be put on AA and have to play your hand more or less face up. Personally I still would have 4-bet probably as my opponent did. I think the fact that I'm pushing an equity edge and can reduce the SPR further outweighs the problem of turning my hand face up. And the hand has a flush draw and straight possibilities.
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