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[NL2-NL10] AJ agains short stack

    • pokerluzer27
      Joined: 01.11.2008 Posts: 27
      vp$ip BBvsSteal ORL RaisePreflop
      Position: Stack
      AF W$SD WTS hands
      33 100 33 44
      MP3: $2,50
      - 100 33 09

      Hero: $19,94

      0,05/0,1 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.67 by

      Preflop: Hero is CO with :heart: A, :heart: J (Comment)
      MP2 folds, MP3 raises to $0,20, Hero raises to $0,60, 3 folds, MP3 raises to $1,00, Hero calls $0,40.

      Flop: ($2,15) :spade: 2, :diamond: 5, :spade: 9 (2 players) (Comment)
      MP3 raises $1,50 (All-In), Hero calls $1,50.

      Turn: ($5,15) :spade: A (Comment)
      River: ($5,15) :spade: K (2 players) (Comment)

      Final Pot: $5,15

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows a pair of aces (Ah Jh) MP3 shows a flush, ace high (Ac 5s) MP3 wins with a flush, ace high (Ac 5s)
  • 1 reply
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      Hard to say against a guy on whom we only have 9 hands (his 33/44 stats are weird by the way), but he seems pretty active so AJs is likely ahead of his range when he minraises.

      When he min4bet it's "scary" but given his stack size you're better off just taking your chances and shoving preflop. There aren't any flops you will really like except maybe something like JJx and you don't want to be forced to fold on semi bad textures for not even a potsize bet.

      Ship it preflop and hope for the best.

      Hope it helps.