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Big $1.10 AQ on wet board vs villain aggression

    • ILuvBeachVB
      ILuvBeachVB
      Bronze
      Joined: 17.06.2010 Posts: 410
      No Limit Hold'em Tournament T20/T40/T5
      Buy-in: $0.98+$0.12 USD Hold'em No Limit
      PokerStars
      9 players
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      Stacks:
      UTG - UTG (T6,933)
      UTG+1 - UTG+1 (T4,880)
      UTG+2 - UTG+2 (T4,720)
      MP - MP (T4,934)
      MP2 - MP2 (T5,015) 12/8/0 [VPIP/PFR/3B] 25hands stats include this hand
      CO - CO (T5,935)
      BTN - BTN (T4,025)
      SB - SB (T3,474)
      BB - Hero (T5,084)

      Preflop: (T105, 9 players) Hero is BB with Q:diamond: A:heart:
      2 folds, UTG+2 calls T40, 1 fold, MP2 raises to T160, 3 folds, Hero calls T120, 1 fold

      Flop: Q:heart: 8:heart: J:diamond: (T425, 2 players)
      Hero checks, MP2 bets T160, Hero raises to T440, MP2 raises to T760, Hero calls T320

      Turn: T:spade: (T1,945, 2 players)
      Hero checks, MP2 bets T1,498, Hero???

      Villain very tight so far. Early in tourney. Stats include this hand so before this had only raised once. So he has strong range. I raised flop to get him off weaker holdings with equity, but because flop is so wet, I think maybe a tight fold to his raise on the flop is better???

      1 fold, Uncalled bet of T1,498 returned to MP2

      Total Pot: T1,945

      MP2 wins T1,945
  • 1 reply
    • SDK1987
      SDK1987
      Moderator
      Moderator
      Joined: 12.11.2008 Posts: 38,950
      Against a nit it’s not even bad to fold right away pre-flop. As played the board is wet for sure and I doubt he will ever continue with worse if you check/raise and I would most likely just call to keep the pot under control and keep his range as wide as possible. Now his 3bet is very small, but I expect you need to hit at least 2 pair or sometimes even a flush to win and I would still give up. The turn is off course an easy fold.

      Cheers,
      SDK1987