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[NL2-NL10] NL10 A9s 4-bet

    • Pichux
      Joined: 02.02.2009 Posts: 318
      ***** Hand History for Game 2380150600 ***** (IPoker)
      $10.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Thursday, August 05, 06:51:46 ET 2010
      Table Cozef (Real Money)
      Seat 1 is the button
      Seat 1: astrapot ( $24.57 USD )
      Seat 3: Duurzoom ( $30.99 USD )
      Seat 5: sunnyrainua ( $10.45 USD )
      Seat 6: sad0 ( $10.00 USD )
      Seat 8: SpecialKJ1 ( $11.02 USD )
      Seat 10: Piters1990 ( $16.38 USD )
      Duurzoom posts small blind [$0.05 USD].
      sunnyrainua posts big blind [$0.10 USD].
      ** Dealing down cards **
      Dealt to Piters1990 [ 9 :spade: A :spade: ]
      sad0 folds
      SpecialKJ1 folds
      Piters1990 raises [$0.35 USD]
      astrapot folds
      Duurzoom folds
      sunnyrainua raises [$1.00 USD]
      Piters1990 raises [$2.85 USD]
      sunnyrainua calls [$2.10 USD]
      ** Dealing Flop ** [ T :spade: , 4 :spade: , 6 :heart: ]
      sunnyrainua checks
      Piters1990 bets [$4.50 USD]

      Villain (VPIP/PFR/AG) (21/16/12)

      Decided to 4-bet because i was running pretty hot on that table and was playing a bunch of hands lately and the villain looked like req and his 3-bet was 10.8 ... Now after the call of my 4-bet i got a little scared and wouldnt have cbet if only villain wouldnt had snapchecked. I asumed it as a mistake of him, when calling the 4-bet and just playing FitorFold on the flop (Been there myself some times :f_biggrin: )
  • 4 replies
    • AmAsu
      Joined: 02.08.2010 Posts: 33
      Running hot and being active is NOT a reason to 4bet A9s, not at all!!! Being super-tight for the past 30 minutes is!

      Now, having been blessed with that flop, you have to get it in for sure. You have at least 9 outs (12 most of the times actually) against his calling range, but he's not calling you all the time anyway. so you definitely want to get it in here.
    • EmanuelC16
      Joined: 02.01.2010 Posts: 13,909
      Yeah, running super hot and starting to play worse hands than usual = tilt. So just fold it. As played, you have to get it in on that flop!
    • Duudalinja
      Joined: 21.12.2009 Posts: 1,030
      Get it in on that flop and I wouldn't 4bet A9s usually even if he's playing back from blinds a lot, because it's easily dominated and you may have a lot of trouble later, but if he's capable of folding a lot of his 3bets - it may be doable, but if you are running hot they may notice you are raising, 3betting and being aggro a lot, so may not give enough credit to your 4bet. 10.8% 3bet doesn't mean much without sample size.
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      I agree with the previous posters, who all said useful things to some extent. Just don't 4-bet it given your image and as played, jam it in with a smile.

      Hope it helps.