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[NL2-NL10] NL5 AKs

    • Brkanec
      Joined: 24.03.2009 Posts: 33
      Known players:

      0,02/0,04 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Elephant 0.69 by

      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with A:spade: , K:spade:
      4 folds, Hero raises to $0,16, CO folds, BU calls $0,16, 2 folds.

      Flop: ($0,38) J:heart: , 6:spade: , 8:spade: (2 players)
      Hero bets $0,24, BU raises to $1,60 (All-In), Hero calls $1,36.

      Turn: ($3,58) 2:spade:
      River: ($3,58) 6:club: (1 players)

      Final Pot: $3,58

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows a flush, ace high (As Ks)
      BU shows a full-house, jacks full of sixes (Js Jd)

      BU wins with a full-house, jacks full of sixes (Js Jd)

      Is it ok to go broke on flop like this or would be fold better play ?
  • 2 replies
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      It's fine, he's a fish, he doesn't even have 50bb, and you have good equity against pretty much anything. Just the simple fact that he could be shoving worse spade draws there is enough to warrant you going broke even if most of the time he has a set. Obviously he'll also have some pair hands against which your overcard outs are good sometimes.

      Too bad you lost that time, but it doesn't make the play bad. NH.

      Hope it helps.
    • Brkanec
      Joined: 24.03.2009 Posts: 33
      Thank you :)