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[NL2-NL10] AQs vs aggressive opponent

    • Sonydahaka
      Sonydahaka
      Bronze
      Joined: 22.06.2008 Posts: 392
      $0.05/$0.1 No Limit Holdem
      6 players
      Converted at weaktight.com

      Stacks:
      UTG ($10.20)
      UTG+1 ($10.00)
      Hero (CO) ($10.00)
      BTN ($10.00)
      SB ($9.75)
      BB ($6.05)

      Pre-flop: ($0.15, 6 players) Hero is CO Q:club: A:club:
      UTG calls $0.10, 1 fold, Hero raises to $0.50, 3 folds, UTG calls $0.40

      Flop: 4:diamond: 5:diamond: Q:heart: ($1.15, 2 players)
      UTG bets $0.50, Hero raises to $1.50, UTG calls $1

      Turn: 6:club: ($4.15, 2 players)
      UTG bets $2, Hero goes all-in $8, UTG folds

      Final Pot: $8.15

      Hero wins $13.80 ( won +$3.80 )
      UTG lost -$4

      Villain had an AF of 12 in 47 hands, I thought a lot before i decided to push him on the turn because i was afraid of the set. It's calling turn and reevaluate river an option here?
  • 2 replies
    • Fongie
      Fongie
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.12.2006 Posts: 4,978
      Preflop: OK

      Flop: OK

      Turn: Hmm. On one hand I want him to keep bluffing, and on the other I don't want him to hit a flush on the river. So I would probably take the middle way and only raise to about $5, hoping to get a call and then a river bluff from him (we're intending to go broke on any river then, even a :diamond:)
      It's a bit of a weird play but it's specifically designed for this opponent :tongue:

      I think pushing is good too though, it's probably what I would've done while playing aswell.

      Sorry for the vague-ish answer, but against some opponents you really need to see the stats and his play for yourself to know how to play against him :) I think I'd like a small turn-raise though, considering how he played on the flop - turn.
    • TheBrood
      TheBrood
      Bronze
      Joined: 17.07.2008 Posts: 4,383
      I like your push, he only has to call $6.20 to recieve $20.35 which is 30% pot odds.

      If he has FD + an OC he has like 25% odds so shove is only option imo.