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[NL2-NL10] NL4 AK vs unknown

    • xero100
      Joined: 06.08.2009 Posts: 1,355
      Cake Poker No-Limit Hold'em, $0.04 BB (8 handed) - Cake-Poker Converter Tool from

      Button ($2.56)
      SB ($2.58)
      BB ($4.14)
      UTG ($6.68)
      UTG+1 ($2.64)
      MP1 ($2.57)
      Hero (MP2) ($4.58)
      CO ($3.92)

      Preflop: Hero is MP2 with A, K
      3 folds, Hero bets $0.16, 3 folds, BB calls $0.12

      Flop: ($0.34) 6, 3, A (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $0.30, BB calls $0.30

      Turn: ($0.94) Q (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $0.66, BB calls $0.66

      River: ($2.26) 2 (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $1.18, BB calls $1.18

      Total pot: $4.62 | Rake: $0.30

      BB had 6, A (two pair, Aces and sixes).
      Hero had A, K (one pair, Aces).
      Outcome: BB won $4.32
      river check would be better with tktp? or value bet all 3 streets.
  • 1 reply
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      NH. He's an unknown he likely isn't folding a top pair on the turn ever, so he still has a lot more Ax hands that you beat than he has Ax hands that beat you on the river. Since he will very likely not be able to fold any of these, it's a clear valuebet.

      Just remember, if you're never valuebetting into a better hand, you're not valuebetting thin enough.

      Hope it helps.