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[NL2-NL10] NL10 SH - AA - protect against flushdraw

    • Alexd10
      Joined: 07.07.2008 Posts: 609
      $0.05/$0.1 No Limit Holdem
      6 players
      Converted at

      UTG 1977Chica ($33.20)
      UTG+1 sandbaggin4U ($25.50)
      CO Pokerman-M ($14.90)
      BTN mickmack80 ($0.35)
      SB Hero ($12.15)
      BB TYAIG 528 ($5.90)

      Pre-flop: ($0.15, 6 players) Hero is SB A:diamond: A:club:
      3 folds, mickmack80 goes all-in $0.35, Hero calls $0.30, TYAIG 528 calls $0.25

      Flop: 4:heart: K:club: 6:heart: ($1.05, 3 players)
      Hero bets $0.70, TYAIG 528 calls $0.70

      Turn: 4:diamond: ($2.45, 3 players)
      Hero bets $2, TYAIG 528 calls $2

      River: 8:heart: ($6.45, 3 players)
      Hero bets $1.50, TYAIG 528 goes all-in $2.85, Hero calls $1.35

      Did I play my aces correctly?
  • 3 replies
    • radyan111
      Joined: 03.07.2008 Posts: 1,151
      Raise them pre-flop!

      After the flop I guess it's ok, but I would have put him all-in on the river directly.
    • TimothyVdp1
      Joined: 11.12.2007 Posts: 5,820
      raise to 1.10-1.20 preflop

      as played I checkraise flop/bet turn
      this way you have maximum value from flushdraws or Kx hands
      but if he hardly ever cbets your line is fine too but push river instead of betting small and calling
      you lose value from Kx who might just call your small riverbet
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      I´d also isolate all-in player with my aces.
      Better win small pot than loose big one.
      Postflop is fine: but shove river you have less than potsize left.