[NL2-NL10] NL10SH: AKo

    • kosmonaut111
      kosmonaut111
      Bronze
      Joined: 26.01.2009 Posts: 715
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (5 handed)

      Known players:
      BB:
      $15.61
      MP3(Hero):
      $12.30
      CO:
      $8.49
      BU:
      $5.34
      SB:
      $10.00


      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with A, K.
      Hero raises to $0.40, CO calls $0.40, 2 folds, BB calls $0.30.

      Flop: ($1.25) 7, 3, K (3 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $0.70, CO calls $0.70, BB raises to $2.00, Hero calls $1.30, CO folds.

      Turn: ($5.95) 2 (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero checks.

      River: ($5.95) 2 (2 players)
      BB bets $3.80, Hero calls $3.80.

      Final Pot: $13.55.

      Should have played this hand more aggressive somewhere ? fold would have been too weak on flop ? opponent was 18/15/2,6
  • 3 replies
    • MaestroOfZerg
      MaestroOfZerg
      Bronze
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510
      Hi,


      BB's range on the flop is usually limited to flushdraws and sets. Depending on how loose he flats there from the blinds knowing that CO is a fish, and how likely you think he is to lead the turn with a set, your choices are to either take the line you took or bet/call the blank turn to protect from flushdraws, knowing you'll have to pay him off when he shows you a set.

      To me his cheap flop raise over the fish coupled with him not leading the turn kinda looks like he was just making some play with a flushdraw, and since he's decently aggressive i would bet/call the turn thinking he might also shove some draw there sometimes as well as sets, and note down his raise sizing no matter what the showdown is, to be able to spot a change in betsizing in future hands.

      With the line you took you pretty much have to call the river bet in case he's bluffing with a busted draw, and also note down what he raised flop / checked blank turn / lead blank river with.


      Hope it helps.
    • kosmonaut111
      kosmonaut111
      Bronze
      Joined: 26.01.2009 Posts: 715
      OK

      he had KQo there and I made a note.
    • MaestroOfZerg
      MaestroOfZerg
      Bronze
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510
      Hi,


      That means you should from then on put top pairs into raising ranges for that player, allowing you to peel his raises lighter and barrel him off when he just calls since his range for calling should overall be weaker.

      If you had to play that hand again knowing that, 3bet flop or bet/call turn should be your favored line to get the money in as soon as possible before a flush card coolers the action, unless you think he's capable of folding his top pair against those lines.


      Hope it helps.