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[NL2-NL10] NL2 A7s deep stacked vs 2 other deep stacks, flush draw and TP

    • Asaf92
      Joined: 17.11.2009 Posts: 104
      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.01/$0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      SB (Hero):

      UTG 1 is 20/2/-/18 (VPIP/PFR/AF/WTS)

      Preflop: Hero is SB with 7, A.
      CO posts deadblind, UTG1 calls $0.02, UTG2 folds, MP1 calls $0.02, MP2 raises to $0.10, 3 folds, Hero calls $0.09, BB folds, UTG1 calls $0.08, MP1 calls $0.08.

      Flop: ($0.44) 8, 2, T (4 players)
      Hero checks, UTG1 checks, MP1 checks, MP2 bets $0.16, Hero calls $0.16, UTG1 raises to $0.32, MP1 folds, MP2 calls $0.16, Hero calls $0.16.

      Turn: ($1.4) A (3 players)
      Hero checks, UTG1 bets $0.50, MP2 folds, Hero calls $0.50.

      River: ($2.4) T (2 players)
      Hero checks, UTG1 bets $4.24(All-In), Hero folds, UTG1 gets uncalled bet back.

      Final Pot: $2.4.

      How was my play?
  • 3 replies
    • johnbeattie85
      Joined: 11.09.2008 Posts: 716
      I think this is played well. Suited aces are rly good deepstacked, so no problems preflop. Flop and turn are standard. River is fold obv.
    • x3mwisp
      Joined: 31.03.2009 Posts: 3,604
      The hand was played well.
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      Certainly nothing wrong with how you played it, NH.

      That said, MP2's bet doesn't look strong at all and you have deep stacks, which means you won't be able to get all the money in as it is even if you hit the nuts on later streets, since you're out of position with no guarantee that you'll be able to successfully throw in a check/raise on a scare card. Since you're also deep enough to actually call a decent size 3-bet with good implied odds should somebody wake up with a set, I think it'll give you overall more flexibility to just raise that weak c-bet and take it from there.

      It certainly is a higher variance line and likely more difficult to pull off correctly also, but it has a lot of merits and you should be thinking about it even if you don't actually use it.

      Hope it helps.