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[NL2-NL10] NL50 99 in BB vs minsteal

    • Tim64
      Tim64
      Black
      Joined: 02.11.2008 Posts: 8,029
      Known players:
      Position:
      Stack
      Hero:
      $10.00
      BU:
      $32.06

      0.25/0.5 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.67 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is BB with 9:club: , 9:heart:
      5 folds, BU raises to $1.00, SB folds, Hero raises to $3.00, BU raises to $5.00, Hero raises to $10.00 (All-In), BU calls $5.00.

      Flop: ($20.25) Q:spade: , K:club: , A:heart:
      Turn: ($20.25) A:diamond:
      River: ($20.25) Q:club: (1 players)


      Final Pot: $20.25

      Villain unknown; pushing pre seems a bit ott. The minsteal is sometimes a monster but I don't think we can give unknown villain credit for this without reads. In which case std 88/AJ+ should apply here and the only issue for discussion is whether to push immediately. Is that a fair analysis?
  • 3 replies
    • Gerv
      Gerv
      Bronze
      Joined: 07.05.2008 Posts: 17,678
      At least raise to $3.5 or $4 in order to prevent that you give away to good odds.

      It's hard for a Shortstacker to defend against a minraise, some shove, some just reraise to $3 or $3.5

      I would just stick it in with a shove, easy and effective

      Best regards,
      Gerv
    • excelgeo
      excelgeo
      Bronze
      Joined: 17.10.2008 Posts: 1,107
      i usually play 99 the same way.maybe flat call the 4-bet?

      no point in the shove i think, yeah equity blah blah.. he 4-bet you very lightly, i think he has big hand and wants to get paid from the get go. either call and hope for a 9, or rags.. or fold it right there.

      i am so bad at giving advi...


      oh wait i have my signature
    • Tampaloeres81
      Tampaloeres81
      Bronze
      Joined: 08.03.2009 Posts: 1,416
      Originally posted by excelgeo
      oh wait i have my signature
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