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[NL2] AKo in 3bet pot BB vs BU

    • insomniac60
      insomniac60
      Bronze
      Joined: 28.02.2016 Posts: 6
      Poker Stars, $0.01/$0.02 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
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      SB: $5.34 (267 bb)
      Hero (BB): $2.85 (142.5 bb)
      UTG: $2.91 (145.5 bb)
      MP: $2.23 (111.5 bb)
      CO: $2.16 (108 bb)
      BTN: $2.09 (104.5 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with :Kd: :Ac:
      3 folds, BTN raises to $0.06, SB calls $0.05, Hero raises to $0.28, BTN calls $0.22, SB folds

      Flop: ($0.62) :Ah: :Qs: :Th: (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.40, BTN raises to $1.81 and is all-in, Hero folds

      Results:
      $1.42 pot ($0.05 rake)
      Final Board: :Ah: :Qs: :Th:
      Hero mucked :Kd: :Ac: and lost (-$0.68 net)
      BTN mucked and won $1.37 ($0.69 net)
  • 3 replies
    • SDK1987
      SDK1987
      Moderator
      Moderator
      Joined: 12.11.2008 Posts: 38,550
      I have moved your hand to our hand discussion forum, because it’s fits better there.
      Maybe good to post your own though process as well, but without reads on the BTN a fold on the flop is fine. You beat only a flush draw and if he’s crazy weaker Ax combo’s.

      Cheers,
      SDK1987
    • insomniac60
      insomniac60
      Bronze
      Joined: 28.02.2016 Posts: 6
      Thank you SDK1987
    • Bernasconi
      Bernasconi
      Silver
      Joined: 04.08.2006 Posts: 472
      If you have no information about him then I would see the following hands in his range for preflop raises from the BTN:

        AA, KK, QQ, JJ, TT
        AK, AQ, AJ, AT
        KQ, QJ,
        maybe mid-pairs


      The only hands you would beat are: KK, JJ, AJ, KQ, QJ, mid pairs. And you would tie against AK.

      Without any information you cannot assume that Villain would push all-in with such weak hands (only one pair, either bad kicker or overcards on the board). Most of the time he will have you beat with a set or at least two pair.