[NL2-NL10] NL2 - AKs

    • SoraiaCS
      Joined: 02.11.2009 Posts: 2,568
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      0.01/0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (7 handed)

      Preflop: Hero is BU with A:club: , K:club:
      MP1 folds, MP2 calls $0.02, 2 folds, Hero raises to $0.04, SB folds, BB calls $0.02, MP2 calls $0.02.

      Flop: ($0.13) Q:club: , 6:heart: , 4:heart: (3 players)
      BB bets $0.10, MP2 folds, Hero calls $0.10.
      Turn: ($0.33) K:spade: (2 players)
      BB bets $0.06, Hero calls $0.06.
      River: ($0.45) 5:heart: (2 players)
      BB bets $0.06, Hero calls $0.06.
      Final Pot: $0.57
  • 4 replies
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      I would raise on the turn 0,3$ and call shove, since his line looks a lot like draw or Qx
      River call is ok
    • SoraiaCS
      Joined: 02.11.2009 Posts: 2,568
      Thanks Kaitz20, I also think I need to be more aggressive :s_evil:
    • FaulV16ke
      Joined: 15.07.2009 Posts: 898

      Is it OK to minraise preflop against 45BB-stack player? How big is our preflop raise against for example 25BB, 50BB and 70BB-stack player? Or how I decide whether to raise 2,4,5BB or more?

    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      Just an oversight on Kaitz's part, never minraise with premium hands. Make it 5bb minimum over a limper regardless of his stack size when in doubt. To adjust further in specific situations you just need to think in advance about how big the pot is going to be on the flop and whether it'll be awkward to play or not.


      - guy with 15bb limps, we raise to 5bb, he calls. We have ~10bb in the pot with 10bb effective behind to play for. A potsize bet is fine, we retain fold equity and so whether we hit or not we can c-bet jam any flop.

      - guy with 18bb limps, we raise to 5bb, he calls. we have ~10bb in the pot with 13bb effective behind to play for, so we'll need to overbet the pot with our c-bet. This generally isn't good, so maybe we're better off making it 6bb preflop, to have about 12bb to jam in a ~12bb pot.

      - guy with 25bb limps, we raise to 5bb, he calls. we have ~10bb in the pot with 20bb effective behind, we'll need to overbet twice the flop with our c-bet to get all in, which sucks. And increasing the preflop raise size won't help much, which means we'll have to get all-in in 2 streets. As it is if we c-bet about 6bb into ~10bb, we'll be left with 14bb to jam into a 22bb pot on the turn, which looks good.

      I agree with his turn line tho, just get it in.

      Hope it helps.