[NL2-NL10] NL2 - Pocket Aces slowplay against Shortstack

    • MancaMulas
      MancaMulas
      Bronze
      Joined: 12.03.2009 Posts: 4,491
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.01/$0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)

      Known players:
      MP2:
      $2.14
      MP3:
      $0.53
      CO:
      $0.57
      BU:
      $1.80
      SB(Hero):
      $1.92
      BB:
      $0.75
      UTG2:
      $2.22
      MP1:
      $1.95


      Preflop: Hero is SB with A, A.
      6 folds, Hero calls $0.01, BB checks.

      Flop: ($0.04) 4, 4, K (2 players)
      Hero checks, BB checks.

      Turn: ($0.04) 4 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BB checks.

      River: ($0.04) 3 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BB bets $0.14, Hero raises to $0.60, BB calls $0.46.

      Final Pot: $1.24.
  • 3 replies
    • maya1984
      maya1984
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      Joined: 18.12.2008 Posts: 1,741
      I suggest you play "by the book" in the micro-stakes.
      There is no need to slow play in NL2. You are likely to stack off almost any PP and Kx so bet bet bet to get maximum value.
    • MancaMulas
      MancaMulas
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      Joined: 12.03.2009 Posts: 4,491
      Originally posted by maya1984
      I suggest you play "by the book" in the micro-stakes.
      There is no need to slow play in NL2. You are likely to stack off almost any PP and Kx so bet bet bet to get maximum value.
      but when I bet, they go away!
    • michaelqian
      michaelqian
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.05.2009 Posts: 512
      I would actually say don't slow-play aces at any limit.

      Too much potential for your opponent to catch a lucky flop.

      Make your bet sizes consistent, i.e. 2/3 of the pot so it's hard for your opponent to read you.