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[NL2-NL10] NL5 AKo against a 3bet

    • radyan111
      Joined: 03.07.2008 Posts: 1,151
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      0,02/0,04 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.66 by

      Preflop: Hero is MP2 with A:diamond: , K:spade:
      2 folds, MP1 calls $0,04, Hero raises to $0,20, 2 folds, BU raises to $0,36, 3 folds, Hero raises to $1,00, BU calls $0,64.

      Flop: ($2,10) 9:diamond: , 3:club: , 6:club: (2 players)
      Hero bets $1,50, BU folds.

      Final Pot: $3,60
  • 3 replies
    • feifeifei
      Joined: 06.12.2008 Posts: 1,226
      i think you were lucky there that co did't have an big pair in the hole.
      people raise with pairs more often than with ax
    • radyan111
      Joined: 03.07.2008 Posts: 1,151
      Maybe I was lucky, I don't know, I just feel that AK is too good to give up against a 3bet. That's why I've posted it.

      I he had reraised me once more pre-flop I would give the hand up. But he just calls me which I think indicates a lot of weakness. If he's playing QQ or JJ for set value and folds after my cbet if missed the flop I get the pot in over 80% of the cases. If he's going to call my cbet if he misses what's the point of just calling pf and giving me the initiative? If he has AK or AQ and continues playing only after hitting a pair I also win a lot after cbetting and even if he hits we split in the worst case scenario. If he has AA or KK, well be it.
    • srohack
      Joined: 02.12.2006 Posts: 1,908
      if you decide to 4 bet make it biger . at least 1.3 to not give in odds to call . rest is fine