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[NL2-NL10] AKs Correct Play?

    • Naturally2Bad
      Naturally2Bad
      Bronze
      Joined: 15.02.2008 Posts: 45
      hey,

      Couple of AK hands that i'm a little unsure about


      1. Party Poker No-Limit Hold'em, $0.10 BB (10 handed) - Party-Poker Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

      MP1 ($18.89)
      Button ($5.11)
      UTG+1 ($6.38)
      Hero (CO) ($2.25)
      UTG+2 ($1.95)
      MP2 ($3.42)
      UTG ($9.90)
      SB ($10)
      BB ($2.50)
      MP3 ($1.85)

      Preflop: Hero is CO with A, K
      1 fold, UTG+1 calls $0.10, 4 folds, Hero raises $0.50, 3 folds, UTG+1 calls $0.40

      Flop: ($1.15) 9, 2, 3 (2 players)
      UTG+1 checks, Hero bets $0.82, UTG+1 calls $0.82

      Turn: ($2.79) 5 (2 players)
      UTG+1 checks, Hero checks

      River: ($2.79) 6 (2 players)
      UTG+1 checks, Hero raises to $0.93 (All-In), UTG+1 calls $0.93

      Total pot: $4.65


      2. Party Poker No-Limit Hold'em, $0.10 BB (10 handed) - Party-Poker Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

      UTG+2 ($8.15)
      MP2 ($33.38)
      CO ($1.84)
      Button ($1.85)
      BB ($8.45)
      Hero (SB) ($1.60)
      MP3 ($3.58)
      UTG ($2.37)
      MP1 ($2.10)
      UTG+1 ($3.87)

      Preflop: Hero is SB with K, A
      1 fold, UTG+1 raises $0.20, UTG+2 calls $0.20, 2 folds, MP3 calls $0.20, 2 folds, Hero raises $0.95, 1 fold, UTG+1 calls $0.80, 2 folds

      Flop: ($2.50) 9, 4, 9 (2 players)
      Hero raises to $0.60 (All-In), UTG+1 calls $0.60

      Turn: ($3.70) 8 (2 players, 1 all-in)

      River: ($3.70) 9 (2 players, 1 all-in)

      Total pot: $3.70


      3. Party Poker No-Limit Hold'em, $0.10 BB (9 handed) - Party-Poker Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

      UTG ($13.89)
      UTG+1 ($2.10)
      MP1 ($8.70)
      MP3 ($11.58)
      Button ($3.40)
      SB ($12.38)
      BB ($1.86)
      Hero (CO) ($1.85)

      Preflop: Hero is CO with K, A
      4 folds, Hero raises $0.40, Button calls $0.40, 2 folds

      Flop: ($0.95) 10, 3, 5 (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.60, Button raises to $3 (All-In), Hero folds

      Total pot: $2.15
  • 3 replies
    • exorcism
      exorcism
      Bronze
      Joined: 12.05.2008 Posts: 159
      1st hand - why shove river? you can imagine that you will only get called by a hand that beats you, or best case tie with you. just check behind

      2nd hand - push all in preflop (keep in mind that always when you should bet more than half stack push directly and also with more than 3 limpers (or 1 minraiser and caller) also push directly.

      3rd hand - well played

      give another read to the article that tells you how to play trash hands on the flop, turn, river etc..

      http://www.pokerstrategy.com/strategy/no-limit/824/6/#h1_6
    • burek2000
      burek2000
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.11.2007 Posts: 3,105
      #1 You have trash, so after the villain shows strength by calling your c-bet you should consider yourself beat and play c/f till the end unless you improve on turn or river.

      #2 You reraise to more than 1/2 of your stack----> easy push preflop.

      #3 Nh.
    • Gerv
      Gerv
      Bronze
      Joined: 07.05.2008 Posts: 17,678
      Hello Naturally2Bad,

      First of all I would like to point out the thread:
      Hand posting guide

      for the Hand Posting guide since with 3+ hands in a topic, the overview is lost for both the Judge and its OriginalPoster.

      #Hand 1

      Flop: C-bet to $0.75 and it is close but I fold on a Reraise
      Turn: You get an extra 4 outs due the wheeldraw so if you want, you can shove it as a 2nd barrel here with 10 outs at most. It's no shame to check it behind as well and I like the check behind here :)

      River: Just check this one and note him down with what kind of holding he went to showdown, you got Ace-high ;) isnt worth $0.93




      #Hand 2

      $0.2 times 3 plus a bb for every limper makes: ($0.2x3)+$0.2 = a Reraise to $0.8
      $0.8 is 50% of your stack so shove it Preflop with your AceKing next time ;)

      As played, shove the flop as you did but I prefer pushing preflop because we literally give 3 free cards (flop) to the opponent to see.



      #Hand 3


      Either shove the Flop immediately because you have to bet 47.5%~ of your stack at once or play Continuation Bet/Call his Reraise because you get the odds to do so


      Best regards,

      Gerv