[NL20-NL50] NL50 SH AJ top pair

    • mbml
      mbml
      Black
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,694
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy hand converter:

      Known players:
      MP3:
      $59.25
      CO:
      $112.75
      BU:
      $51.75
      SB:
      $69.70
      BB:
      $50.00
      MP2:
      $48.70

      $0.25/$0.5 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Preflop: Hero is BU with A, J.
      MP2 folds, MP3 raises to $2, CO folds, Hero raises to $5.5, 2 folds, MP3 calls $3.50.

      Flop: ($11.75) K, 3, A (2 players)
      MP3 bets $5.00, Hero raises to $15, MP3 calls $10.00.

      Turn: ($41.75) T (2 players)
      MP3 checks, Hero checks.

      River: ($41.75) 2 (2 players)
      MP3 checks, Hero bets $31.00, MP3 calls $31.00.

      Final Pot: $103.75.

      check behind? opponent was fishy with high WTSD
  • 5 replies
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Turn: I'd bet here.
      River: Check behind.
    • csnmf
      csnmf
      Global
      Joined: 22.11.2006 Posts: 444
      how fishy? is he going to call your 3bet with dominated aces and Js? Otherwise i would much prefer just calling in position to keep those hands you dominate in.

      When he donks i would probably just play it wa/wb, there are no draws you need to protect against, and a raise would just fold all worse (depending on how fishy). Once you raise the flop for value i would just put it in on the turn for a 3/4 pot bet i can't see myself folding so might as well put it in myself.
    • caltabiano
      caltabiano
      Bronze
      Joined: 09.03.2007 Posts: 1,992
      Calling or 3betting IP, both are fine IMO. If you call, you get the advantage of keeping hands you dominate in. However, if you 3bet, you get fold equity for boards you dont hit and when you hit strong like 2P, you can get it in easier. Best is to mix 3bets and calls IMO.

      Post flop, just call him down. There's a K on the board which is good, since it makes less likely he holds AK. there still a lot that beats you. 2betting flop on a 3bet flop is a very strong move and it represents a hand much stronger than what you're really holding. Once you do that, you're pretty much turning your hand into a bluff, so shove turn.


      I think a better line would be to call him down though.
    • Michailewic
      Michailewic
      Bronze
      Joined: 28.04.2008 Posts: 1,418
      Originally posted by veriz
      Turn: I'd bet here.
      River: Check behind.
      +1
    • darkonebg
      darkonebg
      Headadmin
      Headadmin
      Joined: 17.01.2008 Posts: 9,508
      Hello,

      Calling or 3betting IP, both are fine IMO. If you call, you get the advantage of keeping hands you dominate in. However, if you 3bet, you get fold equity for boards you dont hit and when you hit strong like 2P, you can get it in easier. Best is to mix 3bets and calls IMO.
      That depends also on player. Against a fishy one you can do it.
      Postflop should be played wa/wb.That being said, calling him down till the river is a good idea.
      As played, Im shoving turn obvisously, but I wont like it at all.


      Best regards,
      darkonebg


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