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[NL2-NL10] NL 10 SH QQ pf

    • hov100
      Joined: 24.03.2009 Posts: 57
      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:

      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with Q, Q.
      MP2 folds, Hero raises to $0.40, CO folds, BU calls $0.40, SB raises to $1.40, BB folds, Hero raises to $10.00, BU folds, SB calls $5.28.

      Flop: ($17.18) 9, J, 2 (2 players)

      Turn: ($17.18) 4 (2 players)

      River: ($17.18) 7 (2 players)

      Final Pot: $17.18.
      Results follow:

      Hero shows a pair of queens(Q Q).
      SB shows a pair of aces(A A).

      Hero wins with a pair of queens(Q Q).
      SB wins with a pair of aces(A A).

      SB is 20/11/3 45 hands, 3bet 0/20

      Do I always go broke here? And also if he is 100bb deep?
  • 2 replies
    • johnbeattie85
      Joined: 11.09.2008 Posts: 716
      Yes QQ is the nuts here. If sb is 100bb deep, and a super nit, you can think about calling instead.
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      Experiment with it and see what works for you. We've had players treating QQ like the nuts and doing very well, while others seem to always run into KK+ with it.

      Personally i think too many people overplay QQ against microstakes reraising ranges, so when in doubt against players that don't raise often i'd rather make a tight call or fold then go broke too light.

      For this hand in particular since SB is a halfstack, we only have 45 hands and it's a squeeze situation going broke is fine.

      Hope it helps.