[NL20-NL50] NL50 AK marginal call

    • Zyklox
      Joined: 26.03.2009 Posts: 63
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.25/$0.5 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:
      BB (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is BB with K, A.
      MP2 raises to $1.00, 4 folds, Hero raises to $3.25, MP2 raises to $8.00, Hero calls $4.75.

      Flop: ($16.25) 9, 3, K (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP2 bets $10.00, Hero calls $10.00.

      Turn: ($36.25) 3 (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP2 checks.

      River: ($36.25) J (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP2 bets $19.00, Hero calls $19.00.

      Final Pot: $74.25.

      Results follow:

      Hero shows two pairs, kings and threes(Kh Ac).
      MP2 shows a pair of threes(6c 4h).

      Hero wins with two pairs, kings and threes(Kh Ac).

  • 2 replies
    • awishformore
      Joined: 16.06.2007 Posts: 922
      I think this is one of the spots where you see that aggression is usually the better choice.

      I would bet both flop and turn. It depends on the opponent whether I would bet/fold or bet/raise flop and whether I would bet/fold or check/fold river. If there is no hit, I definitely check/call on the river. The turn is a clear bet/fold imo, I give him more credit on a turn than on a flop raise.

      Also, don't include results in your hand posts.
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      it is much easier to play if you shove pf, since even hand like total grabage, 57s has to you 35% equity and if you miss flop you´re likely not going to call him down
      Flop should be easy c/rai. he is c-betting a lot and would also call shove with any flushdraw or Kx