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# [NL2-NL10] Instructional sample hands #12

• Poll
• ## What is the correct move here and why?

• 38
all-in
68%
• 13
bet \$2.20
23%
• 4
bet \$1.60
7%
• 1
check
2%
• Bronze
Joined: 14.04.2006
Party Poker
No Limit Holdem Ring game
Blinds: \$0.10/\$0.25
10 players

Stack sizes:
BB (\$25)
UTG (\$25)
UTG+2 (\$25)
MP1 (\$25)
MP2 (\$25)
CO (\$25)
BU (\$25)
MP3 (\$25)
SB (\$25)
Hero (\$5)

Pre-flop: (10 players) Hero is UTG with A A
[color:#cc0000]Hero raises to \$1[/color], 3 folds, MP2 calls, MP3 calls, 4 folds

Flop: 5 6 7 (\$3.35, 3 players)
[color:#cc0000]Hero ??[/color]

a) bet \$2.20
b) bet \$1.60
c) all-in
d) check
• 8 replies
• Bronze
Joined: 11.05.2007
Answer in grey below:

Easy bet/all-in. With over-pair we have made hand, and opponents are scared of the flop just as we are.

Edit: CiRith is right. direct all-in, as we have small stack in relation to pot
• Bronze
Joined: 25.03.2005
I read Mathematics of Poker tand there it was stated that a monsterdraw should get in his money as soon as possible and a made hand should avoid it. But I don't think that check/call could be correct here so I vote for allin because our stack is already very small.
• Bronze
Joined: 30.08.2007
I would go all-in, since we have an over pair on a scary board. our stack is relatively low. and since flush draws will not get the odds they need, there is quite some fold equity as well.
• Bronze
Joined: 10.08.2007
check. not so big stack to fight for it, but it's sooooooo drawy
If it was one opponent - check/all-in

P.S.oops... I was thinking that all people have 25\$ )
If i have \$5 - all-in.
• Bronze
Joined: 16.03.2007
Made hand, stack is less than 1.5 times the pot, so all-in

How do you like this hand? Didn't feel comfortable on the turn, but had to do it according the SSS.

Game #5937160464: Holdem NL (\$0.15/\$0.25) - 2007/10/17 - 21:54:54 (UK)
Table "Vladivostok" Seat 9 is the button.
Seat 1: zoorz (\$24.19 in chips)
Seat 2: asdpikas (\$19.69 in chips)
Seat 3: brutaljoh (\$10.20 in chips)
Seat 4: johan13 sits out
Seat 5: Barr21114 (\$7.79 in chips)
Seat 6: VICO77 (\$11.90 in chips)
Seat 7: 06flocko (\$29.70 in chips)
Seat 8: Cath1980 (\$19.47 in chips)
Seat 10: Pokerbug (\$5.52 in chips)
Pokerbug: posts small blind \$0.15
zoorz: posts big blind \$0.25
----- HOLE CARDS -----
dealt to Pokerbug {Kc}{Kd}
asdpikas: folds
brutaljoh: folds
Barr21114: folds
VICO77: folds
06flocko: folds
johan13 sits back
Cath1980: calls \$0.25
Pokerbug: raises to \$1.25
zoorz: folds
Cath1980: calls \$1
----- FLOP ----- {7c}{5s}{6c}
Pokerbug: bets \$1.75
Cath1980: calls \$1.75
----- TURN ----- {7c}{5s}{6c}{4c}
Pokerbug: bets \$2.52 and is all-in
Cath1980: calls \$2.52
----- RIVER ----- {7c}{5s}{6c}{4c}{Ad}
----- SHOW DOWN -----
Pokerbug: shows {Kc}{Kd} (A Pair of Kings, Ace high)
Cath1980: shows {7s}{8s} (A Straight, Eight high)
Cath1980 collected \$10.73 from Main pot
• Bronze
Joined: 03.07.2007
Easy all in. We have to protect the over pair. If we bet we are committed anyway.
• Bronze
Joined: 17.09.2007
The stacks are a bit unclear. It says UTG \$25 and Hero is UTG but then also Hero \$5. UTG (\$25) should be UTG+1? Also the order could be correct, hero is not after SB? I thought hero had \$25 as well because of this.
• Bronze
Joined: 14.04.2006
More than 75% of you were correct. The solution is: c

We push directly. The reason for this is protection. We have to assume that at least one opponent has a high .We cannot put our opponents on a completed flush or a made straight because these hands can be excluded after the preflop action.
Since we can assume that a player with a straight draw cannot call our bet, we have to assume that we are playing against a flushdraw.
The odds that he completes his flush until the river are 1:3. Since we are betting more than potsize he is not getting the potodds to call and would have to fold.