[NL2-NL10] NL50: AQ too aggressive?

    • gutshotstraightdraw
      Joined: 18.07.2007 Posts: 112
      0.25/0.50 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Texas Grabem 1.8 by www.pokerstrategy.cc.

      Preflop: Hero is CO with Q:spade: , A:spade:
      2 folds, Hero raises to $2.00, BU folds, SB calls $1.75, BB folds.

      Flop: ($4.50) J:spade: , 2:heart: , Q:club: (2 players)
      SB bets $1.50, Hero raises to $6.00, SB calls $4.50.

      Turn: ($16.50) 6:diamond: (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $10, SB calls $10.00.

      River: ($36.50) 4:diamond: (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $22, SB raises to $21.06 (All-In).

      Final Pot: $79.56

      Did I play this too aggressive? Villain was unknown.
  • 1 reply
    • Puschkin81
      Joined: 14.04.2006 Posts: 4,786
      HI gutshotstraightdraw!

      I think it is better to check behind on the turn for pot control. By playing this way you might induce bluffs from weaker hands and you don't lose much more money when you are up against a better hand.

      Good luck at the tables!