[NL2-NL10] nl5- AK vs action

    • rex99
      Joined: 20.11.2008 Posts: 4,856
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.02/$0.05 No-Limit Hold'em (5 handed)

      Known players:

      Preflop: Hero is CO with A, K.
      MP3 folds, Hero raises to $0.20, BU calls $0.20, SB calls $0.18, BB calls $0.15.

      Flop: ($0.8) T, 5, 4 (4 players)
      SB checks, BB checks, Hero checks, BU checks.

      Turn: ($0.8) A (4 players)
      SB checks, BB checks, Hero bets $0.65, BU raises to $1.70, SB folds, BB calls $1.70, Hero calls $1.05.

      River: ($5.9) J (3 players)
      BB checks, Hero checks, BU bets $1.55, BB calls $1.07, Hero calls $1.55.

      Final Pot: $10.07.

      how i would have played this hand? the main doubt is the turn play.

  • 1 reply
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      Given his stack size and his actions up to the turn BB just seems to be fishy, you can probably consider him like dead money without reads. If you know he's a somehow decent player then his turn coldcall is a little more worrisome.

      BU's actions concern us a bit more but he's not really repping a whole lot there, A5 A4 or big Ax that's about it, he wouldn't check behind anything bigger on the flop. Given that and the odds you're getting from BB overcalling every time i think you played it fine. Maybe bet less on the turn, you don't really need to make it 3/4+ pot there, 2/3 will do just fine.

      Hope it helps.