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[NL5] AKo vs blinds

    • ToddBrunson
      ToddBrunson
      Bronze
      Joined: 23.05.2010 Posts: 398
      Vilain stats only 165 hands 29/23, wtsd 26, wonsd 56%, 3bet avarge 13.3, and BB 3bet 15. My question is always better play this 4bet 25BB or 4bet all in? Oop i don't like call, this was bad mistake for me pre flop. And too thight for fold river?

      Poker Stars, $0.02/$0.05 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 5 Players

      Hero (SB): $12.81 (256.2 bb)
      BB: $5 (100 bb)
      MP: $5.39 (107.8 bb)
      CO: $5 (100 bb)
      BTN: $9.52 (190.4 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is SB with :Ah: :Kd:
      3 folds, Hero raises to $0.15, BB raises to $0.50, Hero calls $0.35

      Flop: ($1) :5s: :9c: :7c: (2 players)
      Hero checks, BB bets $0.33, Hero calls $0.33

      Turn: ($1.66) :Ac: (2 players)
      Hero checks, BB bets $0.90, Hero calls $0.90

      River: ($3.46) :Ad: (2 players)
      Hero checks, BB bets $3.27 and is all-in, Hero folds

      Results:
      $3.46 pot ($0.14 rake)
      Final Board: :5s: :9c: :7c: :Ac: :Ad:
      Hero mucked :Ah: :Kd: and lost (-$1.73 net)
      BB mucked and won $3.32 ($1.59 net)
  • 3 replies
    • SDK1987
      SDK1987
      Moderator
      Moderator
      Joined: 12.11.2008 Posts: 38,940
      Blind against blind I would 4bet to like $1,50 to get the money in. This way the hand will play easier I think. Now you miss the flop completely and I would check/fold most of the time without any back-up except your over cards to improve your hand.

      Cheers,
      SDK1987
    • ToddBrunson
      ToddBrunson
      Bronze
      Joined: 23.05.2010 Posts: 398
      Thanks again. 24-25BB raise not enough ,so about 1.25? I know i played with oop, but 1.50 raise he folded all weaker hands and push the better, JJ++ and AK.
    • GridironAssassin
      GridironAssassin
      Bronze
      Joined: 19.12.2014 Posts: 82
      4 betting this every time with the intention of calling a shove. His range is huge in BvB situation.

      If I did call pre (something I would do maybe 15% of the time in a tough game for deception). C/F flop with no BDFD.