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[NL2-NL10] AQ Nl5

    • Sonydahaka
      Joined: 22.06.2008 Posts: 392
      $0.02/$0.05 No Limit Holdem
      6 players
      Converted at

      UTG ($19.58)
      Hero (UTG+1) ($4.88)
      CO ($5.00)
      BTN ($17.21)
      SB ($5.63)
      BB ($1.90)
      [CO posted $0.05]

      Pre-flop: ($0.12, 6 players) Hero is UTG+1 Q:diamond: A:club:
      UTG calls $0.05, Hero raises to $0.30, 2 folds, SB raises to $0.70, 1 fold, UTG folds, Hero calls $0.40

      Flop: J:diamond: 6:club: A:heart: ($1.55, 2 players)
      SB bets $2.40, Hero goes all-in $4.18, SB calls $1.78

      Turn: 5:heart: ($9.91, 2 players)

      River: 3:heart: ($9.91, 2 players)

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      Is it ok to go broke here?or is there a better option?
  • 2 replies
    • Jaissica
      Joined: 10.02.2009 Posts: 1,385
      I am tossing AQ away preflop to the 3-bet unless I have a read that says SB is a maniac who might 3-bet with small pockets or AJ-.

      If you call you commit to having to play as though you have the nuts on an A-high flop, so im going broke as played.
    • soucy
      Joined: 28.11.2006 Posts: 2,092
      Against an unknown villian i'm also mucking the hand preflop.

      The problem with this hand is that you won't get much money out of pockets if you hit an A but you will pay off KK,AA,AK if you hit a Q or pay off AA and AK if you hit an A. This means you don't have much implied odds because villian is just going to fold KK and other pockets on an A high flop. But you will often loose against his monsters.

      Unless you have a good read that villian is 3betting light i muck this hand and wait for better situations to get all my money in.