[NL2-NL10] 99 overpair against maniac

    • vmarqui
      vmarqui
      Bronze
      Joined: 25.01.2010 Posts: 4,816
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)

      Known players:
      BB:
      $18.01
      UTG2:
      $2.23
      MP1:
      $4.39
      MP2:
      $1.95
      MP3:
      $1.65
      CO:
      $1.85
      BU (Hero):
      $2.05
      SB:
      $2.00


      Preflop: Hero is BU with 9, 9.
      5 folds, Hero raises to $0.30, SB folds, BB calls $0.20.

      Flop: ($0.65) 7, 4, 2 (2 players)
      BB bets $17.71(All-In), Hero ???.


      villain was a 45 15 maniac postflop
  • 1 reply
    • burek2000
      burek2000
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.11.2007 Posts: 3,105
      Hey vmarqui,

      it's standard to call his shove on the flop, because you have an overpair which is a made hand and with made hands is your goal to get all your money into the pot. When villain is very aggressive or maniac, then it's even easier to call such a donk-shove.

      Regards,
      burek2000